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Heart Repair Breakthroughs Replace Surgeon's Knife

Posted: 03/24/2013 - Have a heart problem? If it's fixable, there's a good chance it can be done without surgery, using tiny tools and devices that are pushed through tubes into blood vessels.

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California Wants Control of Prison Mental Health Care

Posted: 03/23/2013 - Nearly two decades after a court takeover of California's prison mental health system, a federal judge is set to consider this week whether conditions have improved enough that he can return control to the state.

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Boil Water Order Over in Southwest Reno

Posted: 03/21/2013 - A boil water order is over for an area of southwest Reno following a loss of system pressure Tuesday that impacted more than a dozen homes in the Roseview Lane area.

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Some Wellness Policies Already In Place

Posted: 03/20/2013 - CVS is asking telling employees they must submit body mass index numbers, body weight and other information before they can participate in the companies insurance program. For the last 20 years Washoe County School District has had a similar policy in place.

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New CPR Guidelines Save More Lives

Updated: 03/21/2013 - A local man is alive today because of the quick thinking of an off-duty firefighter and his knowledge of new CPR guidelines. Are you aware of the changes that could save someone's life?

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Boil Water Order for Part of Southwest Reno

Posted: 03/20/2013 - A boil water order is being issued for an area of southwest Reno following a loss of system pressure earlier Tuesday that impacted more than a dozen homes in the Roseview Lane area.

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US to Revise Cigarette Warning Labels

Posted: 03/19/2013 - The U.S. government won't appeal a court decision blocking it from requiring tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages.

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Text Campaign Aims to Help New Moms

Posted: 03/19/2013 - Immunize Nevada and the Nevada State Maternal and Child Health Division are partnering with text4baby to test a resource module targeting pregnant women and new mothers.

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Bill Sets Up Medical Marijuana Shops in Nevada

Posted: 03/19/2013 - Medical marijuana patients in Nevada would have a legal way to buy the drug under a bill introduced Monday by Democratic state Sen. Tick Segerblom.

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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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