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 […]

Parents support healthier school food policies

Most parents of school-age children support strong national nutrition standards for foods and beverages sold to kids during school, according to a new poll. The poll was released earlier this month […]

More teens are lighting up

More and more tweens and teens are lighting up. But rather than traditional cigarettes, they’re using electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes. The percentage of U.S. middle and high school students who use […]

Home is where the junk food is

New research found most food students, parents and teachers bring onto school campuses is unhealthy. The new research, led by Kaiser Permanente researcher Karen J. Coleman, found nearly 80 percent of […]

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