By Karlie Drew and Michelle Werdann
Public health officials serve as detectives, looking for patterns in peoples’ sickness and testing foods and even restaurant equipment to find the source.
By Scott King In 2019, Nevada ranked 35th in population health in the United States. This is in part due to high rates of cardiovascular disease, chronic health conditions and premature death. A number of factors influence people’s health in a given geographic area, one of which includes a person’s genes, which can show a person’s […]
The Healthy Nevada Project can sequence your DNA to tell if you are genetically at-risk for developing certain diseases.
Many families with children with disabilities rely on care centers to support overwhelmed parents and to provide care in an emergency situation. But during the pandemic, one center is struggling to retain volunteers.
Face coverings, distance learning and barren playgrounds have changed the school day. It’s a particular challenge for students with autism, who rely on routine.
Is distance learning increasing the achievement gap in young kids?
Research suggests the virus that causes COVID-19 is mutating quickly, but we’re still figuring out what that means
UNR scientists are studying the long-term implications of the mutations in SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and working to find out why it is mutating so quickly.
Some states have temporarily banned smoking in casinos to stop the spread of Covid. Nevada has not. Science suggests the virus could travel through the air on cigarette smoke.
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