Department of Environmental and Occupational Health News
The Department of Environmental and Occupational Health emphasizes the role of air, water, the home environment, and the workplace as critical determinants of health.
Current Environmental and Occupational Health News
A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and events at UNLV.
As the pandemic tightened its grip on Nevada, the nation, and the world, UNLV responded in ways big and small. Members of the media also turned to UNLV's faculty experts for answers.
Physical therapy professor Szu-Ping Lee relies on patients – particularly veterans and seniors – as well as clinicians to help guide his research on ways to improve mobility after limb loss.
One of the best things about public health is its interdisciplinary nature, according to practitioner Jason Flatt, who says it allows him to tap into fields as diverse as sociology, medicine, nursing, and psychology.
A collection of news stories from 2019 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.
A new face at UNLV, this professor brings unique perspective of public health focused on neurodevelopment in children and chemical exposures during pregnancy.
Environmental and Occupational Health In The News
Did you know that Las Vegas is home to more than 10,000 LGBTQIA+ people aged 50+?
Spring brings so much beauty, and, for allergy sufferers, so much misery. Allergies are the most common chronic condition worldwide, with effects that can range from mild (sneezing, watery eyes) to more severe (an anaphylactic reaction).
An increasing number of higher education institutions are requiring students to get vaccinated against COVID-19 before attending campuses in the fall. Among these are Rutgers University, Cornell University, Duke University, and Brown University.
Ozone pollution in Las Vegas has improved, but the city still ranks among the most polluted metro areas in the country, according to a newly released report by the American Lung Association.
Thirteen months of social distancing and masks, and it’s no wonder people are having less sex.
If you feel your allergies coming on, doctors say put a mask on.