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Army Officials Learn Therapy Methods in Napa

Posted: 07/28/2013 - Tucked away in Northern California wine country, a small mental health organization has found success working with struggling U.S. service members, reducing suicide rates with unconventional treatment methods that include backrubs and cookouts.

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Nevada Won't Appeal Docking of Psych Hospital

Posted: 07/26/2013 - State officials say they won't appeal an accrediting agency's low marks of a Las Vegas psychiatric hospital, saying they'd rather wait for the organization to take a fresh look at the much-scrutinized hospital.

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A Mosquito's Code to Biting

Updated: 07/26/2013 - Have you ever wondered why it seems like mosquitoes are attracted to some people more than others? it's all in your genes and habits. Not only can these cause allergic reactions, but also transmit deadly diseases. With the recent discovery of West Nile Virus in Northern Nevada, it's important to know why you might be a mosquito magnet.

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FDA Proposes Rules for Safer Imported Foods

Posted: 07/26/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration is proposing new steps to ensure that fresh produce, cheese and other foods imported into the U.S. are safe.

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Local Nonprofit Group Raising Money to Help Disabled

Posted: 07/24/2013 - Nonprofit group Trinity Services, Inc. has been helping people with disabilities live full and abundant lives for nearly two decades. They've started a fundraising campaign to help improve facilities and services.

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Salsa Recalled After Glass Pieces Found in Jars

Posted: 07/24/2013 - The maker of salsas sold at Dollar Tree and Deals, Dollar Express and Dollar Bills stores nationwide is recalling the product after large glass pieces were found in some jars.

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U.S. Hospital Rankings

Posted: 07/16/2013 - Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore has regained its place atop U.S. News & World Report's annual rankings of the nation's best hospitals.

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Dangers of Flip Flops

Posted: 07/16/2013 - They are as common as swimsuits in the the summertime, but your favorite pair could be seriously damaging your feet. If you are one of those who favor the flip flop, doctors want you to know the dangers of wearing them too often.

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Health Care Heroes Teach Kids About Emergency Care

Updated: 07/15/2013 - Up on the north end of the University of Nevada Campus on Monday—a mass casualty incident. Fortunately, it was a drill. The usual players were there, such as paramedics and EMT's. But children were there as well. It was all part of the “Health Care Heroes” program.

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Fraud Fear Raised in California's Health Exchange

Posted: 07/13/2013 - Consumer groups are worried that California's uninsured could fall victim to fraud, identity theft or other crimes by some of the very people who are supposed to help them.

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Texas Abortion Providers Fear Major Shutdowns

Posted: 07/13/2013 - Texas abortion providers fear stringent restrictions passed by the Legislature could force all but five of the state's clinics to close, possibly leaving only a handful of facilities across the vast state.

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Most Dangerous Months For Childhood Accidents

Posted: 07/13/2013 - Most of us expect our kids to get into minor scrapes during their childhood years. But according to “Safekids,” this time of year is when they are most likely to do it, and the injuries are more severe.

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FDA Sets New Limits on Arsenic in Apple Juice

Posted: 07/11/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration is setting a new limit on the level of arsenic allowed in apple juice, in response to concerns from parents and consumer groups about the contaminant's effects on children.

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Helicopters Spray for Mosquitoes

Posted: 07/09/2013 - The Washoe Health Department will have its third seasonal aerial mosquito larvicide treatment this Wednesday beginning at 6:00 a.m.

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