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School of Medicine in the News

Don't get sick on your trip over seas

• Reno Gazette-Journal

Dr. Steven Zell, travel medicine specialist in the internal medicine clinic at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, said part of the trip preparation should include visiting a physician who is a member of the International Society for Travel Medicine



Clark County mulls new partner, role for UMC

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

It was apparent from commissioners' questions such a partnership may involve an expansion of the hospital's relationship with the University of Nevada School of Medicine.




Commissioners name new CEO of University Medical Center

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

"I want to make sure people focus on the good things UMC does," Brannman said, stressing that he plans on strengthening the ties between UMC and both the University of Nevada School of Medicine and the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine.



Migraine Surgery

• KNPR.org

Kayvan Khiabani, M.D., assistant professor; University of Nevada School of Medicine.




Health Watch

• KTVN

We're use to hearing about free clinics from the University of Nevada School of Medicine, but next week, they'll be helping someone else.


Larson selected as director of School of Community health Sciences

• UNR Nevada Today

Her appointment follows an impressive 27-year career at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, where she has served as a professor and former chair of the Department of Pediatrics and also served as an associate dean.


Experts Who Reviewed the Diets

• U.S. NEWS

Sachiko St. Jeor, Ph.D., R.D., Professor and founder of the Weight Management Clinic, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno.


Update: Nevada regents approve pay cuts, tuition increase

• Reno Gazette-Journal

Grant-funded employees, such as those at the Desert Research Institute, clinical staff at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, part-time employees and graduate assistants will be exempt from the pay cut.


UNR Announces Free Health June Clinic

• Reno Gazette-Journal

The University of Nevada School of Medicine's free Student Outreach Clinic date for this month has been scheduled for Saturday, June 18 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is a general clinic serving adults and children and is the only free clinic scheduled for June.



Want to Get Pregnant? Chuck Off Caffeine

• allvoices.com
Related: mdnews.com | kolotv.com | labnews.co.uk

In a latest study published on May 26 by the University of Nevada School of Medicine, too much caffeine may have a negative impact on the women's reproductive capability.



Ah-choo! Allergies in Las Vegas

• KNPR

Joel Katz, M.D., allergist and immunologist, Allergy & Asthma Center, Joram Seggev, M.D., allergist and immunologist, Nevin Wilson, M.D., allergist and professor, University of Nevada School of Medicine

Don't Die Like This Dummy

• Men's Health

So take a Sharpie and write "cut here" or "this knee" on the body part to be operated on, says Bryan Bledsoe, D.O., a professor of emergency medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Special oxygen mask may save lives

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

But the paramedics decided to use "continuous positive airway pressure," or CPAP, a less invasive treatment that is new to Southern Nevada and is part of a current University of Nevada School of Medicine study.


Fighting back

• FOX 11 Reno

At a time when the University of Nevada is facing a proposed 26 million dollars in budget cuts, the family medicine department is stretching resources.


Study: Las Vegas second worst for ragweed allergies

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

But while Cohen, Las Vegas allergist Dr. Jim Christensen and University of Nevada School of Medicine professor Dr. Nevin Wilson say ragweed does affect a good number of Nevadans, they were critical of the study performed by Quest Diagnostics for not specifying whether those with heightened sensitivity developed the problem here or elsewhere.


Fact Checker: Are studies of second-hand smoke junk science?

• RGJ.com

Elizabeth Fildes, founder of the Nevada Tobacco Users' Helpline, which operations under the University of Nevada School of Medicine's department of psychiatry and behavioral science—told Fact Checker about the case of Pueblo, Colo.