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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:

Now 62 Cases Of Acute Flaccid Myelitis: What Is Going On?

Forbes - 3 hours ago
If you thought 38 cases of a "polio-like" disease in 2018 was concerning, how about 62 cases of a disease that can leave kids suddenly paralyzed? The Center for Disease Control and...

Florida Child Dies From Flu, the First Young Death Reported in the US This Season

New York Times - 16 hours ago
A child in Florida who had not received the flu vaccine died from the virus, state officials announced on Monday, the first influenza-related pediatric death reported in the country this flu season....

Hunter who died of rare disorder may have eaten squirrel brains, doctors say

fox13now.com - 3 hours ago
NEW YORK – A 61-year-old who experienced a severe cognitive decline before his death may have had squirrel brains to blame. A new report on the 2015 death in Rochester, New York, finds that he may...

Family's Moving Obituary for Mom Who Died of Opioid Addiction: The 'Disease Wouldn't Let Her Go'

PEOPLE.com - 12 hours ago
A poignant obituary for a young mother is starting conversations about opioid addiction, as the woman's family struggles to come to terms with her death. Madelyn Linsenmeir died unexpectedly on...

Zika in Africa: Rare Birth Defect on the Rise in Angola

U.S. News & World Report - 2 hours ago
LUANDA/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Emiliano Cula starts to cry as his tiny fingers, curled into a tight fist, are stretched by a physical therapist to stimulate motor control. Born in a poor neighborhood of...

Walterboro store owner under fire says she didn't grab cancer survivor; Video released

WTOC - 10 hours ago
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -A Walterboro convenience store owner who is under fire for asking a cancer survivor to cover his face is speaking for the first time. Kirby Evans, who lost one eye and his nose...

Singaporeans to have average lifespan of 85.4 years in 2040, 3rd longest globally

Yahoo News - 6 hours ago
If recent health trends continue, the average Singaporean can expect to live longer lives in 2040, according to a new study by a global health research organisation released on Wednesday (17...

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