The flu epidemic isn't bad in Nevada. But the state health division says confirmed cases are up 57% from only two weeks ago. They say something as simple as washing your hands can be the single most important thing you can do to stop influenza from spreading. We say “can” because not everyone takes the time to wash hands properly.
This evening’s wood burning color code RED. Due to elevated levels of fine particulate pollution and the persistent temperature inversion weather conditions affecting the area, the RED BURN CODE NOTICE will remain in effect. Use of fireplaces, wood stoves, and pellet stoves is prohibited until weather conditions have improved.
Scientists say that for the first time, imaging tests show that fructose can trigger brain changes that may lead to overeating. A Yale University endocrinologist says MRIs show that after drinking a sugary beverage using fructose, the brain doesn't register the feeling of being full as it does when simple sugars are consumed. Researchers say their study is small and doesn't offer proof, but adds evidence that fructose may play a role in overeating.