In The News: Office of Community Engagement
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Dedicating years of schooling to pursue higher math degrees may help solve certain problems, but does it make any difference for something as simple as cutting your grass? To find out, I spent the week discussing the mathematics of lawn mowing with my colleagues at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
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.
I had the pleasure to interview Licensed clinical psychologist Brad Donohue. Brad is a UNLV professor of psychology and director of The Optimum Performance Program in Sports (TOPPS) — a mental health program targeted specifically to college athletes. He also writes a regular column for Psychology Today.
Plants in Nevada have been blooming earlier and earlier every year. That means allergies flare up earlier, too. What do changing weather patterns mean for people with allergies?
Kesem is Hebrew for "magic" and at Camp Kesem, magic is truly made. It's a national organization that gives kids whose parents have cancer a chance to go to summer camp.
The Cleveland Clinic’s fourth annual Alzheimer disease (AD) drug development pipeline presents a new round of clinical trials to give clinicians a comprehensive look at current research in the US. The investigators, led by Jeffrey Cummings, MD, ScD, director emeritus of Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, identified all pharmacologic Alzheimer trials currently in development from Clinicaltrials.gov. They found 132 agents currently in 156 clinical trials— 28 of which are in 42 phase 3 trials; 74 in 83 phase 2 trials; and 30 in 31 phase 1 trials.
A grasshopper swarm in the Las Vegas Valley of Nevada has been so thick at times that the National Weather Service warned motorists it could impact visibility on area roads.
Children whose parents have lower levels of education have a significantly higher risk of dying young, according to a new study by researchers at UNLV.
It's being called a "man-made" health epidemic. The opioid crisis is being blamed for more than two-thirds of all overdose deaths in the United States.
Some Las Vegas high school students got a grim visual Wednesday of the dangers of driving under the influence.
Low teacher pay has attracted much attention over the last year in the wave of teacher unrest, even gathering attention among Democratic presidential candidates. A recent report from The Economic Policy Institute shows teachers were paid lower than other college graduates in all states, and the teacher pay penalty in the U.S. is also large by international standards.