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Ask the Doctor: Intermittent Fasting

• KTVN Channel 2 News

Many people are adopting a new way of eating and it has less to do with calorie counting and more to do with when you eat. Karen Bain is a clinical dietician with UNR Med's endocrinology, wellness and weight management clinic and discusses intermittent fasting on KTVN's Ask the Doctor.


Health Watch: New Clinical Research Center

• KTVN Channel 2 News

In Health Watch: Driving medicine forward requires research. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is working to contribute to the world of academic medicine.


Dr. Steven Lore joins UNR Elko Family Medicine Residency program

• Elko Daily Free Press

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine has named Dr. Steven Lore as a family medicine clinical faculty member at UNR Med’s new Elko Family Medicine Residency Program, a collaboration with Nevada Health Centers.



Meet the 'Mall Walkers' of Meadowood Mall

• KRNV News 4/Fox 11

Walking is a great way to get people active. It induces endorphins which improves your mood and helps with cognitive functioning. It also can prevent people from feeling isolated, according to Jennifer Baker the Sanford Center for Aging at UNR Med.


UNR Med free April clinic

• KRXI Fox 11 News

Northern Nevadans who are uninsured, underinsured or without a social security number can receive free medical care in April at upcoming UNR Med Student Outreach Clinics. UNR Med offers the free clinics in a continuing effort to assist the region's medically uninsured with needed health care services.


Celebrating Elko's medical providers

• Elko Daily Free Press

A recent event was held to show appreciation for the medical providers who practice in the Elko County area.

The Bold Act will improve treatment and care for Alzheimer's patients across Nevada

• Mesquite Local News by Senator Catherine Cortez Masto

he Sanford Center for Aging at the University of Nevada, Reno and the Alzheimer’s Association of Northern California and Northern Nevada are also emerging as leaders in addressing the needs of people with dementia. I’m proud to see Nevada’s communities work tirelessly to create robust networks of support groups, adult care centers and online resources for Alzheimer’s patients and their families.




UNR Medical School offers Centered Pregnancy Program

• KOLO Channel 8 News

In a next-to-last meeting of a Centering Pregnancy Class, couples pass a ball of string around talking about what they got from the class. In the end, the string literally connects them, and perfectly illustrates what a Centered Pregnancy Program is all about.


Nevada Health Rankings Released

• KKOH 780 AM

Every year, the 17 counties in Nevada are ranked by several health factors. John Packham of the UNR School of Medicine says it’s a snapshot for health and what is driving those health outcomes both good and bad.


Medical students receive residency assignments

• Elko Daily Free Press

Fourth-year medical students from the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine received residency assignments during a Match Day ceremony at The Grove in Reno.


2019 Nevada County Health Rankings released

• KRNV Channel 4 News

New health rankings for Nevada counties were released Tuesday, March 19 in a public meeting at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine



Nevada's county health rankings released

• KOLO Channel 8 News

Every year, the 17 counties in Nevada are ranked – and it’s health that is being looked at. “Each year they provide a snapshot for health and what is driving those health outcomes both good and bad,” said John Packham of the UNR School of Medicine.


UNR Med celebrates 50th anniversary

• KOLO Channel 8 News

he University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine celebrates its 50th anniversary March 25, 2019, and March 16, there was a sold-out Golden Gala at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa.


UNR's School of Medicine celebrates 50th Anniversary

• KRNV Channel 4 News

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine celebrated their 50th Anniversary by way of a Golden Gala dinner. The dinner included alumni, faculty, and Senator Cortez Masto. The event recognized the achievements and success the school has had over the years.


"Match Day" determines a medical student's future

• KOLO Channel 8 News

“This is huge. It is almost like a getting married or having a baby kind of day for medical students,” says Crystal Phares, a fourth year medical student at University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine.


Affordable Housing Workshop

• KTVN Channel 2 News

Today the Sanford Center for Aging at UNR Med hosted a panel discussion to keep the senior community informed about resources.


Pancreatic cancer: Tough adversary

• KOLO Channel 8 News

A less common cancer, it only makes up a little more than three percent of all cancers diagnosed each year. But it is the third most deadly form of cancer. That's because it's an aggressive cancer, and by the time symptoms appear, it's progressed.


UNR Med announces free clinics from March through April

• KTVN Channel 2 News

Northern Nevadans who are uninsured, underinsured or without a social security number can receive free medical care this March and April 2019 at upcoming UNR Med Student Outreach Clinics.


UNR Med announces free clinics through April

• KRNV Channel 4 News

UNR Med offers the free clinics in a continuing effort to assist the region's medically uninsured with needed health care services.


KTVN Aging & Awesome, Ageism, Episode 8

• KTVN Channel 2 News

It's one of the most accepted forms of discrimination. Ageism is rampant throughout our society. The UNR Med Sanford Center for Aging explains what ageism is and how we can avoid being ageist, ourselves.

Free Medical Clinics Planned For March & April

• KKOH 780 AM

People in Northern Nevada who are uninsured, underinsured, or without a social security number can receive free medical care this March and April at upcoming University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Student Outreach Clinics.