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Good Relationships = Good Health for Men

Submitted by admin on Wed, 11/11/2020 - 13:40

Make Yourself Available

Men are taught to hide their feelings as a sign of strength and masculinity. But when it comes to loving and being loved, that belief is a sure fire guarantee of isolation, loneliness, and depression. Show up, because only what you show is available to be loved.

Honesty is Your Trump Card

Love can be trusted only when you know you are being loved for who you really are for your excellence and shortcomings, your toughness and tenderness all of you. Honestly letting your

Study Finds Growing Support Among Washoe County Residents for Smoke-Free Casinos

Submitted by admin on Wed, 10/07/2020 - 17:02

A research project was recently published by the Journal of Hospital Management and Health Policy, indicating that 60 percent of Washoe County residents (and 74 percent of Washoe County non-smokers) would favor a law prohibiting smoking in all casinos in Washoe County. Slightly more – 63 percent (and 74 percent of Washoe County non-smokers) favor a law prohibiting smoking in bars. 

Safely include physical activity into your life

Submitted by admin on Wed, 08/26/2020 - 12:22

 

As someone who holds a master’s in Kinesiology, was a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and is a current certified Cancer Exercise Specialist (CES) through the Cancer Exercise Training Institute, I would like to discuss the importance of cancer survivors meeting with a trained expert in cancer exercise.

Nevada Radiation Exposure Screening & Education Program

Submitted by admin on Mon, 08/10/2020 - 14:10

Nevada RESEP offers medical outreach and education to those affected by nuclear weapons testing. The United States conducted nearly 200 aboveground nuclear weapons tests from 1945 to 1962. During this time many Test Site workers, uranium industry workers, and families living or working downwind of the Nevada Test Site were exposed to harmful radioactive materials.

Studies show that people exposed to radiation are at higher risk of developing certain cancers. Regular medical screenings can help to manage that increased risk.

Colorectal Cancer Committee Survey Request

Submitted by admin on Mon, 08/10/2020 - 11:36

Partners working in colorectal cancer (CRC) across Nevada continue to be challenged with low rates of screening and high incidence of late-stage diagnosis. The American Cancer Society is estimating Nevada will see 1,480 new cases of CRC and almost 600 deaths this year alone. While progress was made in increasing screening uptake by promoting “choice” in screening options, we still have a long way to go. Further complicating the issue for our uninsured and underserved, Nevada will no longer be receiving federal funding for CRC screening and diagnostics.

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