Nevada received F’s in four out of the five public policies on which the American Lung Association grades states, according to the organization’s annual “State of Tobacco Control” report released Wednesday.
Nationally, a sharp uptick in emergency room visits and hospitalizations for covid-19, influenza, and respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, began in mid-December and appears to be gaining momentum.
Kaitlin Woolley, Cornell University & Paul Stillman, San Diego State University It’s a familiar start-of-the-year scene. You’ve committed to a healthier lifestyle and are determined that this time is going to be different. Your refrigerator is stocked with fruits and veggies, you’ve tossed out processed foods, and your workout routine is written in pen in your daily planner. Yet, …
In an ongoing battle to implement a public health care option in Nevada, an organization allied with the insurance and health care industries released a report Monday arguing the public option would exacerbate the state’s provider shortage and reduce access to care.
A new report ranked Nevada 40th in the nation for the overall health and well-being of women of reproductive age and children.
Open enrollment starts Nov. 1 for the ACA’s federal and state exchanges. Consumers can go online, call, or seek help from a broker or other assister to learn their 2024 coverage options, calculate their potential subsidies, or change plans.
It’s annual open enrollment time again for the 65 million Americans covered by Medicare, the federal health program for older people and some people with disabilities.
An estimated 60,000 Nevada seniors will pay less in out-of-pocket expenses for the 10 most common, high-price drugs the Biden administration identified this week for price negotiations between Medicare and pharmaceutical companies.
As kids head back to school, parents in Nevada should check to ensure they still have health insurance.
We’ve all heard that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but how true is that?