In The News: School of Public Health

Healthline
September 16, 2019

With a new school year in full swing, parents of preschool-aged children may be asking themselves whether or attending preschool makes much a difference for young developing minds.

The Body
September 10, 2019

What causes individuals who desire protection to forgo using it? And why, despite the physical and mental benefits of using their own preferred form of protection, do people not feel empowered enough to use it?

Las Vegas Review Journal
August 30, 2019

This has been the worst season ever in Clark County for mosquito-borne West Nile virus, but health authorities say they face a challenge convincing local residents that they need to protect themselves against the tiny bloodsuckers.

Edge Media Network
August 29, 2019

In the nearly 50 years since epidemiologists first discovered Legionnaires' disease, we have learned how to test for it, treat it and prevent it. So why are people still dying from it and why are more and more people becoming sick with it every single year?

PhillyVoice
August 27, 2019

In the nearly 50 years since epidemiologists first discovered Legionnaires’ disease, we have learned how to test for it, treat it and prevent it. So why are people still dying from it and why are more and more people becoming sick with it every single year?

Daily Mail
August 26, 2019

German scientists are developing a smartwatch to correct bad posture.

Popular Science
August 20, 2019

There's been a big uptick in cases over the last decade.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
August 19, 2019

UNLV Researchers studied the quality of produce you can purchase at discount stores.

Medical Xpress
August 19, 2019

Inhaling mist contaminated with Legionella pneumophila can lead to Legionnaires’ disease.

Houston Chronicle
August 16, 2019

In the nearly 50 years since epidemiologists first discovered Legionnaires' disease, we have learned how to test for it, treat it and prevent it. So why are people still dying from it and why are more and more people becoming sick with it every single year?

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
August 15, 2019

Some people don't know the real dangers of lead poisoning especially for children. That's why UNLV is working with the City of Las Vegas to educate families and help them have healthy and lead free homes.

Healthline
August 14, 2019

Despite efforts over the decades to reduce levels of mercury in the air and water, a combination of climate change factors and overfishing has caused mercury levels in many of the fish we eat to continue to rise.