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Nevada Public Health Foundation (NPHF) is a 501(c)(3) education organization serving as an essential public health partner in identifying opportunities, mobilizing resources, and delivering programs to build a healthy future for Nevada.

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Updates in Health News:

Certain common medications tied to 30% higher dementia risk, study finds

CNN - 12 hours ago
(CNN) Many older adults know that long-term use of certain medications can negatively affect cognition and increase one's risk of dementia. But a new study suggests that some classes of...

Dangerous outbreak of E. coli illness from romaine lettuce expands, with 19 states affected

Washington Post - 15 hours ago
An additional 31 people have fallen ill from E. coli-contaminated romaine lettuce, bringing the tally to 84 cases across 19 states from an outbreak whose source is still under investigation. Of those...

Dark Chocolate Reduces Stress In Humans, According To A New Study

Bustle - 15 hours ago
I know, I know — we're so used to seeing research claiming that chocolate is “good for us” that it hardly feels like news anymore each time a new one comes out. But this one is worth...

What Is Longhorned Tick? Mystery Species Carrying Rare Virus Enters New Jersey

International Business Times - 2 hours ago
An exotic species of tick from East Asia entered New Jersey and is now found in several areas in the state, raising concerns as it could carry dangerous diseases. This tick, which is also known as...

Google Maps Has Launched a Feature to Flag Prescription Drug Disposal Sites

Gizmodo - 8 hours ago
Google has partnered with the Drug Enforcement Administration to mark locations where people can safely dispose of excess prescription drugs on its Maps platform, the company announced in a blog post...

Tiny Lab-Grown 'Brains' Raise Big Ethical Questions

NPR - 15 hours ago
Bits of human brain tissue no larger than a pea are forcing scientists to think about questions as large as the nature of consciousness. These clusters of living brain cells are popularly known as...

Co-op City Legionnaires' outbreak turns fatal as officials urge aging, ailing residents to avoid showers

New York Daily News - 9 hours ago
An elderly Bronxite died after contracting Legionnaires' disease in Co-op City, the city's Health Department announced Wednesday. Two other Co-op City residents, who, live in connected...

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