Nevada Health

Nevada Health (March 26, 2018): Concussions and CTE

Las Vegas is known as The Fight Capital of the World and researchers in Las Vegas are working to better understand long-term effects of repetitive head trauma and improve the safety of combat sports. Athletes face constant head trauma as part of their career, especially boxers, UFC fighters and NFL more »

Nevada Health (March 12, 2018): Nevada Drug Policy

Last year, Nevada saw the highest increase of emergency room visits for opioid overdose of any state in the West at 18 percent. The opioid crisis is going to require the convergence of medicine, law, and policy to find a solution. Here to speak about policy solutions is David Orentlicher, more »

Nevada Health (January 08, 2018): Internal Medicine with Dr. Akhondi

Dr. Akhondi is a specialist in Internal Medicine and the Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program at MountainView Hospital,  part of the Sunrise Health System in Nevada. We had the opportunity to sit down with him and talk about the state of healthcare in Southern Nevada, what makes us different, and how more »

Nevada Health (December 11, 2017): The #IQuitFor Campaign

Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN) and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) have partnered to help residents of Southern Nevada and visitors from out-of-state quit smoking. In this episode, guests Dr. Matthew Schwartz and Dr. Salvatore Biazzo talk about the #IQuitFor campaign which encourages smokers to write the more »