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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:

Coconut oil is 'pure poison,' according to Harvard professor

Atlanta Journal Constitution - 7 hours ago
Do you often use coconut oil when cooking? Beware, because the ingredient could be harmful to your health, according to a new report. » RELATED: The sudden collapse of coconut oil, 2015's...

New cervical cancer guidelines start making Pap smears obsolete

NBCNews.com - 11 hours ago
New cervical cancer screening recommendations out Tuesday have started to make old-fashioned Pap smears a thing of the past for women over 30. Most women may opt for the human papillomavirus test,...

Gut Bacteria Enzyme Can Transform a Blood Cell's Type

Live Science - 7 hours ago
The key to changing blood types may be in the gut. Enzymes made by bacteria in the human digestive tract can strip the sugars that determine blood type from the surface of red blood cells in the lab,...

Consumer baby monitors may get vital signs wrong

Fox News - 8 hours ago
Two popular monitors that promise to keep parents informed about their babies' vital signs scored poorly in a test comparing them with actual hospital quality monitors, researchers say. The...

Spokane County mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus

KING5.com - 3 hours ago
SPOKANE, Wash. — Two Spokane County mosquitoes sample tested positive for West Nile virus, according to Spokane Regional Health District officials. Officials said there have not yet been any cases...

Swarming, invasive Longhorned tick emerges in another NJ county

NJ.com - 5 hours ago
An invasive exotic tick species spreading in New Jersey has turned up in Monmouth County, marking the sixth county to see the tiny parasite, officials said Tuesday. The Longhorned tick, also known as...

Scientists have found a new way to stimulate lucid dreams

CNET - 2 hours ago
Inception joke to come. Warner Bros. Lucid dreams, where dreamers become aware they are dreaming and take control of it, can be an incredible experience. The only issue: They're rare and...

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