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Division of Health Sciences in the News
• Reno Gazette-Journal
More than 125 people attended the March 31 open house for the new Sanford Center for Aging's Geriatric Specialty Clinic on campus at the University of Nevada, Reno in the Center for Molecular Medicine building.
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.
• 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
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
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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