Did you know that last year the death rate of Americans grew? That’s something that hasn’t happened in nearly 20 years. Translation: For the first time in a long time, the average American is living a shorter life. Nevada Health is here to help. We’re a brand new weekly radio show from KUNV and UNLV. We sit down to pick the brains of the state and region’s top doctors, scientists, and health experts to arm you with the know-how to improve you and your loved ones’ health. You’ll learn everything from how to cut your risk of heart attack and back pain, to easy ways to convince your family—and yourself—how to move more and eat better. You’ll even pick up simple tactics to navigate the twisted terrain of hospitals and health care. Are YOU ready to improve your health?
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The World Health Organization estimates that between 2015 and 2050 the proportion of the world’s population over 60 will double. By the year 2020 the number of people aged 50 to 60 will out-number children younger than 5 years. In this episode of Nevada Health, guest host Gary Larson discusses how to care for an ageing population with Anthony Rufo of HAPPIE Home and Scott Gulbransen of AARP Nevada.
In the 1980’s sales of prescription testosterone totaled about $18 million by 2000 sales were $70 million and by 2013 the market had grown nearly thirty fold to $2 billion. On today’s episode we will look at why so many men are taking testosterone and what it does.
Dr. William Rosenberg is the team doctor for the Las Vegas Golden Knight’s as well as for UNLV. He’ll be joining us today to discuss sports medicine.
Want to learn how to take the dread out of health insurance? Jeff Spahr, a Vice President at Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, joins Nevada Health to discuss how their holistic programs are improving their customers’ health.
Randy Dexter is here to talk to us about PTSD and other veterans affairs. Dexter joined the Army as a combat medic after 9/11, and was caught in an IED explosion during his 27 months in Iraq. He struggled with post-traumatic stress disorder and alcoholism for years, white knuckling on the edge of a cliff until he was saved by an unlikely best friend — his service dog, a laid-back white-and-brown lab mix named Captain.