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Nevada Teen Pregnancies Down by Half Since 1988

Posted: 05/15/2014 - Nevada continues to have one of the highest teenage pregnancy rates in the country but a new report by a reproductive health organization says it has dropped dramatically over the past 25 years.

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Exams For Smokers Could Cost Medicare Billions

Posted: 05/14/2014 - A new study estimates that it would cost Medicare about $2 billion a year to screen certain current and former heavy smokers for lung cancer. Researchers found that annual lung scans and follow-up tests and treatment would add $3 a month to Medicare premiums.

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Medicaid Rolls Grow in States Against Obamacare

Posted: 05/13/2014 - A new report says at least a half-million more people have signed up for Medicaid in states that thus far have refused a federal offer to expand eligibility for the safety-net program for the poor.

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Event to Educate Nevada’s Expecting and New Moms

Posted: 05/12/2014 - To help first-time mothers in Nevada connect with important resources for successful, healthy pregnancies and during baby’s first year of life, the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, Immunize Nevada and eleven additional partners support Text4baby activities statewide.

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Rare Newborn Twins Doing Well in Ohio

Posted: 05/12/2014 - Twin girls born with a rare condition in Ohio were breathing on their own and their mom said she and her husband were able to hold them on Mother's Day.

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Family Raising Money for Peanut-Sniffing Dog

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Updated: 10/20/2014 - Playing in a park, eating in the cafeteria with friends and having a sleepover are are things most young girls do all the time. However, Abigail Ketchersid has a severe peanut allergy and for her those things can be life-threatening.

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Fighting Cancer At Reno High With Moms On The Run

Posted: 05/11/2014 - Mothers are special people. Sunday at Reno High School, hundreds of people gathered to express their gratitude and get some exercise as part of the 14th Annual Moms on the Run.

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Help for Seniors Living with Dementia

Posted: 05/08/2014 - May is Older Americans" Month, a time to show seniors in our community how much they mean to us. There's no better way to do that than to keep them safe. Two new programs coming to our area focus on helping elderly people living with dementia.

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PUC Goes Scent-Free

Updated: 05/08/2014 - You may have been at a conference, meeting, or pubic gathering and noticed the smell of perfume, deodorant, or hairspray. For most of us, its not a problem. But if you are chemically-sensitive, it can literally drive you from a room. In hopes of avoiding the problem at its public meetings, Nevada's Public Utilities Commission is now a courtesy “scent-free” zone.

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Academic Doping: The Rise of the Study Drug

Updated: 05/08/2014 - It’s 2 a.m., you’ve written one sentence for the five-page paper due in a few hours and you haven’t even started looking at your notes for the big test; then you realize your coffee supply is running low. For students, this is the most dreaded week of the year—finals week. There are many kinds of shortcuts students find to help get through the tough time. While some depend on caffeine, others are turning to a dangerous and misused pill to give them an extra edge—Adderall.

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Senators Warn of Carcinogen Risks with E-Cigarettes

Posted: 05/08/2014 - Eight Senators are calling on the Food and Drug Administration to examine new research suggesting that some electronic cigarettes can produce dangerous carcinogens similar to those from traditional cigarettes.

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How Runners Can Prevent Running Injuries

Posted: 05/07/2014 - With spring weather returning and summer on the way, you might be considering doing a little running to shed a few pounds or get in shape. However, if you are new to the sport and are thinking, 'how hard could it be,' there are a few serious injuries beginners need to look out for.

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Sandoval: Nevada Exchange Choices Limited

Posted: 05/05/2014 - Gov. Brian Sandoval says there are no good choices for Nevada as it tries to decide what do to about its troubled health insurance exchange.

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Powerade Drops Controversial Ingredient

Posted: 05/05/2014 - A controversial ingredient is being removed from some Powerade sports drinks, after the chemical was also taken out of rival Gatorade last year.

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MERS Patient Improving

Updated: 05/04/2014 - State health officials say the man hospitalized in Indiana with the first U.S. case of a mysterious virus that has sickened hundreds in the Middle East is improving.

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Town Hall Meeting on Underage Drinking Prevention

Posted: 05/02/2014 - According to the Centers for Disease Control, alcohol is the drug most commonly abused by US teens, leading to more than 43-hundred deaths each year. That's why a town hall meeting taking place this weekend is aimed at educating parents about the problem.

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RX Discount Cards- Deal or Scam?

Updated: 05/02/2014 - You may have recently received a discount card in the mail promising up to 75% of your prescription drugs. Recent changes to health care insurance have left many people confused, so you may be wondering is it real, or is it a scam?

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