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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Breast Cancer is the most common cancer a woman will face in her lifetime. Unfortunately, it’s also the second deadliest cancer for women in Southern Nevada. A recent study by a team of scientists at UNLV revealed that women in Nevada are more likely to die from breast cancer than most other women in the country. Here to talk about that study is one of the researchers, Karen Callahan.
Las Vegas’s only dentist accredited by the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Dr. Paul VreNon, joins us to talk about the importance of oral health. Dr. VreNon is also the founder of Dental Breeze Dental and has been practicing dentistry in Las Vegas for 17 years.
Dr. Gregory S. Brown talks about the field of forensic psychology and its place in the criminal justice system, and the state of mental health in Nevada (17:50).
Dr. Kathleen Benson, a cardiologist and Sunrise Hospital, joins us to talk about heart disease and prevention.
Today Dr.Doug Kechijian, a former Pararescueman in the U.S. Air force, joins us to talk about how clean human movement can help you feel better and live longer.