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Home Means Delicious: Eating Healthy in Nevada

Updated: 03/05/2014 - In the 40 days between Fat Tuesday and Easter, many people give up consuming unhealthy foods, like sugar, processed food, and alcohol. But eating healthy doesn't have to be difficult, especially in Nevada.

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Centering Pregnancy Programs

Updated: 03/04/2014 - These days there is a lot of talk about reining in health care costs. But does reining in costs necessarily mean lowering quality care? One concept called “Centering Pregnancy” may ultimately prove the opposite.

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Xerox Says System Is Improving

Updated: 02/27/2014 - Xerox says its system is improving by the week and more and more Nevadans are signing up for health insurance through Nevada Health Link. But some of those claims are in dispute.

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Suit in Hospital TB Exposure Moves Forward

Posted: 02/27/2014 - Employees, patients and visitors who say a Las Vegas hospital's negligence exposed them to tuberculosis over the summer are moving forward with their lawsuit.

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Boxer Asks CDC to Look Into Paralysis Cases

Posted: 02/27/2014 - Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer is asking the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to initiate a formal investigation into what has caused polio-like paralysis in about 20 children in California over the past 18 months.

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Syphilis on the Rise in Northern Nevada

Updated: 02/27/2014 - A potentially deadly disease is on the rise in northern Nevada, as a nationwide sexually transmitted disease outbreak arrives in the area. The Washoe County Health Department needs help from local health providers to bring down the numbers

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Final Push To Get Nevadans Enrolled for Health Care

Updated: 02/26/2014 - By the end of March, about 118,000 Nevadans should be signed up and paid for their health insurance. That was the goal. But so far, only about 18,000 have accomplished the task. With a deadline looming, there's an urgent call to action by the exchange.

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EU Lawmakers Back Tough New Anti-Smoking Rules

Posted: 02/26/2014 - The European Parliament has voted in favor of tough new anti-smoking rules governing the multibillion-dollar tobacco market including the introduction of mandatory picture and text health warnings covering about two-thirds of cigarette packs.

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Senators Look for E-Cigarette Marketing Limits

Posted: 02/26/2014 - Several U.S. senators are co-sponsoring a bill that would curb electronic cigarette marketing while the fast-growing industry awaits federal regulation.

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McQueen Basketball Tournament Raises Money for Two Disabled Children

Posted: 02/26/2014 - Competition gets fierce at the home of the Lancers. The McQueen community geared up to play in the second annual Staff vs. Students Basketball Tournament and it was all for a good cause. This year's game will help two young girls live normal lives.

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'Young Invincibles' Key to Health Exchange Success

Updated: 02/25/2014 - Older people between the ages of 55 and 64 are taking advantage of the nation's new health insurance system. But for the entire system to work out financially, another group has to sign up, and make up the largest slice of the pie. They are known as the “Young Invincibles.”

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Rules to Limit Marketing Unhealthy Food in Schools

Posted: 02/25/2014 - Moving beyond the lunch line, new rules expected to be proposed by the White House and the Agriculture Department would limit marketing of unhealthy foods in schools.

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Xerox Says it's Working to Clear Nevada Exchange Backlogs

Posted: 02/21/2014 - Xerox officials say the company has ramped up staff at Nevada's health exchange call center and is making progress to reduce a backlog of correspondence from consumers seeking assistance to sign up for health coverage.

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Nestle Hot Pocket Recall Over

Updated: 08/07/2014 - Nestle is voluntarily recalling two of its Hot Pockets products as part of a larger meat recall.

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Number of Test-Tube Babies on the Rise

Posted: 02/18/2014 - According to a recent report from the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART), the number of babies born in the United States through in vitro fertilization is at an all-time high.

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