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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.

Our vision is for a healthy future for all Nevada communities and the people who live in them.

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Updates in Health News:

Los Angeles high school students reveal a link between copious amounts of screen time and ADHD

Los Angeles Times - 2 hours ago
What with all the swiping, scrolling, snap-chatting, surfing and streaming that consume the adolescent mind, an American parent might well watch his or her teen and wonder whether any sustained...

Amid Obesity Epidemic, Liver Cancer Deaths Surge

MedPage Today - 8 hours ago
The death rate for liver cancer increased by 43% since 2000, a new report from the CDC indicated, with fingers pointing to the obesity epidemic as the main root cause. For adults 25 and over,...

3 Companies Recall Blood Pressure Medications Over Cancer Fears

TIME - 16 hours ago
Some drugs used to control high blood pressure and prevent heart failure were voluntarily recalled this past week due to an impurity that could possibly lead to cancer, the U.S. Food and Drug...

It's Nearly Impossible to Diagnose Alzheimer's Disease in Living People. Bill Gates Wants to Change That

TIME - 10 hours ago
Name practically any disease or condition that afflicts the human body and there's probably a good test for detecting it — preferably early, when there's a chance that promising treatments...

Evidence to support 'breakthrough' drugs often very limited: study

Reuters - 9 hours ago
(Reuters Health) - The 46 medicines given approval through 2017 as part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Breakthrough Therapy program have often been sent to patients without a large...

West Nile Case serves as a reminder: Protect yourself

Scottsbluff Star Herald - 1 hour ago
SCOTTSBLUFF — News that the first human case of West Nile in the state this summer occurred in Scotts Bluff County has caused some concern, but local health officials advise there are steps that...

Top doctor of the CDC nearly lost his son to fentanyl, calls opioid addiction 'the public health crisis of our time'

New York Daily News - 4 hours ago
Dr. Robert Redfield, the new director of the Centers for Disease Control, knows the ravages of the opioid epidemic first hand. He's called it “the public health crisis of our time.”...

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