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School of Medicine in the News






Doctor recommends regular health tests

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

"It's probably because I couldn't get my dogs to go out in the rain this morning," she told Varras, her primary care doctor and the interim chair of internal medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Med school's free clinic dates

• Times Union
Related: RGJ.com | ThisIsReno.com

The University of Nevada School of Medicine’s free student outreach clinics for January have been announced for the following dates: a children s clinic will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Jan. 8; a women’s clinic will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Jan. 15; and a general clinic will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 24.


Remaking a Public Hospital

• Inform.com

Rogers will try to attract a top-notch health care partner to work with UMC and the University of Nevada's School of Medicine.


Reno Residents Use Neti Pots Flush Allergies

• RGJ.com

Nasal saline irrigation, flushing the nasal passage with salt water, is an effective way to wash out allergens, said Dr. Nevin Wilson, an allergist, immunologist and chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.



Health and Wellness: Reasons to quit smoking

• North Lake Tahoe Bonanza

She is an adjunct professor with the University of Nevada School of Medicine and practices locally at Tahoe Aesthetic and Integrative Medicine, (775) 298-1750, www.tahoemedicalspa.com.



School of Medicine's book signing rescheduled

The book signing and reception for the University of Nevada School of Medicine’s Greasewood Press’ “The Birthplace of Nevada Medicine: Carson City,” has been rescheduled for this coming Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Sierra Surgery Hospital, 1400 Medical Pkwy.


Health reform highlights doctor shortages

• KOLO Ch. 8

“As a state we turn out nine or so residents per year to family medicine. You know in the state. And so we are looking at adding 300 physicians – doing nine a year doesn’t get you there,” says Dr. Daniel Spogen.


Thyroid disease common in U.S

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

Dr. Kenneth Izuora, an endocrinologist at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas and describes the thyroid as "the engine of the body."


Bipartisanship's empty promise

• RGJ.com

John Packham, Ph.D. is director of health policy research at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and president-elect of the Nevada Public Health Association


Coloring keeps minds off chemotherapy

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

Dr. Ole Thienhaus, a professor of psychiatry at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, said the beauty of coloring during a difficult time in one's life is that it "gives you a creative boost without the threat of not being good enough. It's not like trying to write a novel or paint, where you worry that you don't have talent."


Look as Young as You Feel: Optimize Your Skin Health

• North Lake Tahoe Bonanza

She is an adjunct professor with the University of Nevada School of Medicine and practices locally at Tahoe Aesthetic and Integrative Medicine, (775) 298-1750, www.tahoemedicalspa.com.


The University of Nevada School of Medicine to hold one free clinic in December

• Daily Sparks Tribune

The University of Nevada School of Medicine’s Student Outreach Clinic date for December has been announced for Dec. 11 from 8 a.m. to noon. This is a general clinic serving adults and children and is the only clinic scheduled for this month due to the holidays.


5 Myths About Depression Treatments

• CounterPunch.org

Research psychologist David Antonuccio at the University of Nevada School of Medicine reports, “Combined psychotherapy and drug treatment do not appear to be superior to therapy or drug treatment alone.”


Health, Nevadans poles apart

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

The University of Nevada School of Medicine graduates about 60 doctors per year.