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Current Public Health News
Achievement in Service Award winner Ken Bahl has been a key figure in UNLV's Alumni Association.
A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
School of Public Health Alumna of the Year Tracy Donnelly, noted for her work on a study about lead levels in candy, is currently helping Canada's indigenous population get access to higher education.
UNLV public health researcher Marya Shegog highlights study exploring survivor stories, stereotypes, and health care disparities during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
A collection of news stories capturing the excitement of UNLV’s campus in June, July and August.
A new face at UNLV, this professor brings unique perspective of public health focused on neurodevelopment in children and chemical exposures during pregnancy.
Public Health In The News
Each year, between 5% and 20% of Americans get the flu, and their cases range in severity from mild to life-threatening.
Faith. Fantasies. Sex toys. Addiction. Loneliness. Cheating men. Body confidence. Bliss. Sisters get raw, real and revealing about celibacy.
Deborah Pinkerton took her grandson for his 18-month check up in August when his pediatrician found elevated blood lead levels.
University researchers and evaluators working with rural schools, the community-school model, and Native American communities in Wisconsin shared their expertise and latest evidence-based findings recently in a public hearing at the state Capitol focused on the critical intersection between education and health.
It's the second leading cause of cancer amongst women. Every single year, a quarter-million women will be diagnosed with breast cancer.
Patients at Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital in Las Vegas have been unable to drink the water or take a shower there since Oct. 2, when the legionella bacterium was detected in the water system.