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The fifth annual Cultural Considerations in Health Care event took place Feb 23 and 24 at UNR. The interdisciplinary event is sponsored by the Division of Health Sciences and High Sierra Area Health Education Center (AHEC). The event is created by students for students, and provides those in the health sciences an educational experience in cultural awareness and its application to health research, policy and practice. Above: Gary House, Nicole Donato, Mikaela Vincent and Ciera Lindsay work with agencies ranging from UNR sports medicine to Immunize Nevada. Photo by Anne McMillin, APR.

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People on the Move: Feb. 22

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Steven L. Phillips, MD, has been named medical director of the new geriatric assessment and care management clinic at the Sanford Center for Aging at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Health Watch: Liberals Live Longer Than Conservatives, Study Shows


A new study from Dr. Roman Pabayo at the University of Nevada, Reno, finds liberals live longer than conservatives.

Disneyland measles outbreak isn't largest in recent memory


Multistate measles outbreaks have occurred before, but when a "location has name-brand recognition to society, like Disneyland, it's going to get a lot of media attention," said Dr. James Wilson, a pediatrician and disease forecaster at the University of Nevada, Reno.

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