Updated: 01/08/2014 - Many Americans are drinking too much and not telling their doctor.
Updated: 01/07/2014 - KOLO 8 News Now has learned more than a dozen people died within a seven-day period, and the contributing factor was the flu.
Posted: 01/07/2014 - Health officials say three people have died of flu-related complications in southern Nevada so far this season.
Posted: 01/06/2014 - Prosecutors dropped felony drug charges against a Las Vegas man who maintained that his medical marijuana card allowed him to have the 12 pot plants that authorities found in his home in October 2012.
Updated: 01/03/2014 - General Mills says some Cheerios made without genetically modified ingredients will start appearing on shelves soon.
Posted: 01/02/2014 - Health authorities in Mexico say they have detected a case of flesh lesions caused by a homemade drug called Krokodil, often referred to as "the poor man's heroin."
Updated: 12/30/2013 - When comparing states nationwide, Nevada often tops the list, but it's not always an admirable position. When it comes to getting EpiPens in schools, though, our state is only the fourth in the nation to develop such a lifesaving program.
Posted: 12/30/2013 - Government advisers say some current or former heavy smokers should start getting yearly scans for lung cancer, to cut their risk of death from the nation's top cancer killer.
Posted: 12/28/2013 - Vending machines will display calorie counts for each item along with the cost under new labeling regulations required under the federal health care overhaul law.
Posted: 12/27/2013 - Residents of the Truckee Meadows are strongly encouraged to voluntarily reduce using their fireplaces, wood stoves, and pellet stoves until conditions improve.
Posted: 12/23/2013 - Las Vegas public health officials say dozens of people linked to a tuberculosis outbreak at a neonatal unit have tested positive for the disease.
Updated: 12/24/2013 - Navigators and enrollment assistants are reporting long lines and heavy phone traffic as Nevadans try to sign up for health insurance on the last day to receive coverage effective Jan. 1.
Posted: 12/23/2013 - One of the namesakes of Nevada's primary hospital for mentally ill people says he's upset about controversy over the facility.
Posted: 12/21/2013 - A Southern California battery recycling plant has been told to reduce the health risk from arsenic it's spewing into the air.
Posted: 12/19/2013 - Imagine your daughter, just three days old, stops breathing as you hold her in your arms. What would you do? Would you think to donate her organs? That was the choice one Reno mother made. That gift has created a ripple effect, giving life to at least two others.
Posted: 12/19/2013 - Gov. Brian Sandoval has appointed 18 people to a mental health council that will recommend ways to improve Nevada's mental health system in the wake of ongoing criticism.