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Orvis School of Nursing Student Poster Presentations

Orvis School of Nursing students, Avery Hudak, Amy Harris, Jessica Freitas and Stephen Chavez share their poster, "What are the Effects of Late-Onset and Transient Neonatal Hypoglycemia?" at the Level II student research poster presentations on August 3rd. Photo by Lisa McDonald.

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Nevada gets its first case of Zika virus

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

James Wilson, director of the Nevada State Infectious Disease Forecast Station at the University of Nevada, Reno, said the main threat of Zika is to couples who could have children.

Univ. of Nevada Helps Avoid Medication Misuse, Stresses Important Issue For Seniors

• KTVN Ch. 2

Medicines are important for living well, but when a patient uses a lot of medications both over-the-counter and prescriptions, there is a lot of risk involved. "Every medication that you add is increasing your risk," said Greta Engelbrecht with University of Nevada’s Sanford Center for Aging.

Health Watch: UNR Program To Reduce Sexual Assault, Violence

• KUNR

Tobie Barton, a program manager of CASAT, speaks with Anne McMillin of the School of Medicine about what the program offers our community and how we can work together to stem sexual violence.

Health Watch: Zika Virus

• KUNR

Dr. James Wilson, a research associate professor and infectious disease expert in the School of Community Health Sciences gives us insight about the Zika virus that goes beyond what is being mentioned by world health organizations.

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