In The News: School of Public Health

Nevada Independent
June 30, 2022

Improving the health and well-being of Nevadans is not the job of one person or group. It can only be done if we all come together and work toward real and meaningful change. For years, both schools of public health at UNR and UNLV have been doing just that — putting the presumed north-south rivalry aside and working together to mitigate pressing public health challenges during the pandemic

MSN
June 25, 2022

The shutdown of NYC public swim programs due to a lifeguard shortage is threatening to reduce access for families who don’t have access to private lessons — and worsen longstanding disparities in swimming ability and water safety.

New York Daily News
June 25, 2022

The shutdown of NYC public swim programs due to a lifeguard shortage is threatening to reduce access for families who don’t have access to private lessons — and worsen longstanding disparities in swimming ability and water safety.

Giddy
June 23, 2022

Learn how to navigate the different state laws on nursing your baby outside your home.

Las Vegas City Wire
June 20, 2022

While it may not be earth-shattering news that smoking cigarettes could be the catalyst for an array of respiratory illnesses including throat and lung cancer, researchers at the University of Las Vegas University, Nevada (UNLV), are reporting that there could be a new reason for smokers to be concerned.

Las Vegas Sun
June 14, 2022

Gov. Steve Sisolak, with about 40% of state votes tallied, took 89.9% of the vote against former Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins in the Democratic gubernatorial primary to advance to the November election, where he is expected to face a stiff Republican challenge from Joe Lombardo, who received 39% of the vote statewide . In Clark County, Sisolak picked up 79.6% of votes and Lombardo got 47.9%.

Pourquoi Docteur
June 13, 2022

Male smokers are more likely to develop osteoporosis, suffer bone fractures and die early.

ABP Live
June 13, 2022

Smoking is a major risk factor for osteoporosis and risk of fracture, and men tend to smoke more than women, increasing their risk for osteoporosis, which has traditionally been thought of as a women's disease. 

Presse Text
June 10, 2022

Male smokers break bones disproportionately and are more likely to develop osteoporosis, which causes bones to become porous and break easily.

UPI
June 10, 2022

You can add more risk of broken bones to the long list of health harms that smoking poses to men.

Las Vegas Review Journal
June 10, 2022

Federal and local public health agencies are recommending wearing a mask in public indoor settings now that Clark County has once again reached high community levels of COVID-19.

HealthDay
June 10, 2022

You can add more risk of broken bones to the long list of health harms that smoking poses to men.