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Lawmakers Consider Doctors' Role In Drug Overdoses

Posted: 03/11/2013 - Family members whose loved ones died as a result of prescription drug overdoses will be among those calling for change as lawmakers consider whether to reauthorize the state medical board.

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Studies Tie Stress from Storms, War to Heart Risks

Posted: 03/10/2013 - Doctors say that disasters and prolonged stress can raise "fight or flight" hormones that affect blood pressure, blood sugar and other things in ways that make heart trouble more likely.

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Stroke Prevention Device Misses Key Goal in Study

Posted: 03/09/2013 - Early results from a key study of Boston Scientific Corp.'s Watchman device suggest it is safer than previous testing suggested, but may not as good as a drug that is used now for preventing strokes.

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Health Effects of Daylight Saving Time

Updated: 03/09/2013 - Daylight saving time is right around the corner and losing that hour could take a toll on your health. Experts say there are ways to avoid falling asleep at your desk on Monday.

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"Nightmare Bacteria" Threat in Washoe County

Posted: 03/08/2013 - There's growing concern over that superbug the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is calling a "nightmare bacteria." It is resistant to antibiotics and it's spreading in 42 states, including ours. In Washoe County, health experts say the problem is also on the rise.

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CDC Warns Of New Deadly Superbug

Updated: 03/07/2013 - The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention is warning doctors, hospitals, nursing homes and the general public about a new highly contagious bacteria killing about half of everyone who gets infected.

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Senate Bill Creates Liability for Addictive Drugs

Updated: 03/06/2013 - Lawmakers are pondering a move that would open the door for civil action against manufacturers and prescribers of prescription drugs if patients suffer injury as a result of becoming addicted to the medicine.

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Community Health Fair This Thursday

Updated: 03/04/2013 - Northern Nevada Medical Center hosting a community health fair on Thursday, March 7th 7:30am - 11 a.m. in the main lobby of the hospital.

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Lawmakers Consider Expanding Mental Health Law

Posted: 03/03/2013 - California lawmakers are seeking to expand a decade-old law that lets counties pursue court-ordered mental health treatment for those who refuse to get help on their own.

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Bloomberg Donating $100M to Help Fight Polio

Posted: 02/27/2013 - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is pledging $100 million to help the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and others fight polio around the world.

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Study Finds Pregnancy Nausea Drug Won't Harm Fetus

Updated: 02/27/2013 - There's reassuring news for pregnant women miserable with morning sickness: A very large study in Denmark finds no evidence that using a popular anti-nausea drug will harm their babies.

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Alzheimer's Bills Go Before Legislators

Updated: 02/26/2013 - The Alzheimer's Association was lobbying legislators Tuesday, as several bills related to the disease were considered at hearings.

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'Needy Meds' to Help Save on Medical Costs

Updated: 02/26/2013 - Staying healthy is not a cheap task, from doctor visits, to prescription drugs, the bills can add up. There is one non-profit organization that says they can help you get the resources you need while saving you money.

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Former Surgeon General Koop Dies at 96

Updated: 02/25/2013 - C. Everett Koop, who raised the profile of the nation's surgeon general by speaking frankly about AIDS and the dangers of smoking, has died in New Hampshire. He was 96.

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