Mayor Bob Crowell’s Battle with Cancer

Mayor Bob Crowell of Carson City, Nevada, talks about his experience with prostate cancer at the Carson Tahoe Cancer Center.


Keeping Kids Healthy at School

In this day an age of food abundance and cheap junk food, many of us have forgotten how to eat, and as a result, our children are learning bad habits that lead to obesity. As our kids grow, we need to help them develop active lives and healthy eating habits that will last a lifetime. Here are a few tips to keep our kids eating like they should.


Managing Acid Reflux

Most adult Americans have experienced heartburn or acid regurgitation at some time in their lives; these are the most common symptoms of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). For at least 19 million Americans, this condition is chronic – they’ve been living with it for years.


West Nile Virus Alert

Epidemiologist, Doris Dimmitt lays down the facts about the West Nile virus.


Staying Healthy During a Tough Economy

When money is tight, our tendency is to cut costs in every aspect of life. However, we need to remind the community to continue to make good health a priority. The economic downturn has meant real pain for families and communities. For many, a pink slip also means losing vital health coverage and represents tough choices about family healthcare.