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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:

Symptoms of ADHD in teens linked to heavy screen time

The Verge - 3 hours ago
Teens who spend a lot of time using digital media show an uptick in symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study reports. That doesn't mean parents should panic about...

The CDC director's deeply personal reason for fighting opioids: His son nearly died of an overdose

Washington Post - 3 hours ago
One of the nation's top public-health officials has explained why the fight against the opioid epidemic is so personal to him. At a conference in New Orleans, Centers for Disease Control and...

Liver Cancer Death Rates Rise As Overall Cancer Death Rates Fall in the US

Live Science - 8 hours ago
U.S. death rates from liver cancer have risen steadily since 2000, resulting in the disease going from the ninth-leading cause of cancer death to the sixth, a new report finds. The change comes as...

3 Companies Recall Blood Pressure Medications Over Cancer Fears

TIME - 7 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...

Are 'breakthrough' drugs as safe as other FDA-approved medicines?

CNN - 4 hours ago
(CNN) New research questions the quality of drugs given the "breakthrough therapy" designation by the US Food and Drug Administration. In late 2012, the FDA created this designation to...

State Urges Easton to Guard Against West Nile Virus

Patch.com - 47 minutes ago
EASTON, CT - the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) has identified West Nile Virus (WNV) infected mosquitos in Easton and four other Connecticut towns. As a result, CAES is warning...

Remains of bread baked 14400 years ago found in Jordan

CNN - 10 hours ago
(CNN) Archaeologists have discovered the burnt remains of a bread baked 14,400 years ago, more than 4,000 years before the advent of agriculture. The findings, excavated in northeastern Jordan's...

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