Current Health Sciences News
After nearly losing her life in a car accident and being told she wouldn’t walk again, the public health professor is beating insurmountable odds and thriving at UNLV.
UNLV study provides an in-depth look at new fathers’ experiences with PPD.
Packing your lunch doesn’t have to stop once you grow up. UNLV nutritionist offers tips on how to pack a healthy, affordable midday meal.
UNLV nurse practitioner offers expertise after national task force releases new recommendation.
Discount stores offer a good option to both low-income and budget shoppers, UNLV research finds.
UNLV's School of Public Health now one of just 66 schools in the world recognized by the Council of Education for Public Health and the first in Nevada.
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Juicing has become a $3.4 billion dollar industry in this country, according to Forbes Magazine, a trend that has resulted in a dozen juice-centric retail shops in and around Pittsburgh.
Experts at UNLV carefully track pollen counts every day of the year and some of their findings might surprise you.
Dental students typically dissect cadavers to learn about human anatomy. The University of Las Vegas Nevada School of Dental Medicine, however, uses a different approach. The second-year students in Clinically Oriented Anatomy use colored dental wax and thread to build anatomically correct models of the skull over the seven-week course.
An assistant professor at the University of Nevada Las Vegas is doing all that she can to help pregnant women get screened for perinatal depression. Marcia Clevesy, DNP, has been working at a Las Vegas clinic to improve screenings and documentation on a local level, particularly for postpartum depression.
Food deserts may find an oasis at an unlikely place—the local dollar store
Postpartum depression also affects fathers, and must be effectively dealt with. Here's how according to a new study.