Month: April 2016

Food safety tips this Earth Day

Each year, an estimated 133 billion pounds of food in the available food supply goes uneaten. A new app by the U.S. Department of Agriculture aims to reduce the food loss, […]

Screen time is affecting kids’ eye health

The average American 17-year-old has spent the equivalent of nearly six years looking at digital devices, according to a new survey. The survey, conducted by VSP Vision Care, also found that […]

No decline in youth tobacco use

Tobacco use among middle and high school students has not changed since 2011, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The 2015 National Youth Tobacco Survey […]

Kindergarten immunization increased statewide, not locally

The state Department of Health announced Wednesday that the statewide kindergarten immunization rate increased by more than 2 percent this school year. The same can’t be said for Clark County. Statewide, 85 […]

WHO report: Diabetes rate doubles worldwide

The diabetes rate worldwide has nearly doubled in the last three decades, according to a new report from the World Health Organization. The rate of adults with diabetes increased from 4.7 […]

Excedrin created a migraine simulator

Migraines are among the things I would never wish on anyone. I’ve had migraines since I was a tween. They’re horrible. They start with bright spots in the corners of my eyes. […]

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