Open enrollment for health insurance through Nevada Health Link starts November first. And new rules mean Federal requirements for some health insurance plans sold outside of the Exchange have been loosened; these short-term plans are sometimes called "junk plans."
Weightlifters are throwing around the LBs for some little people - who are arguably even stronger than them. Who a community-wide competition will benefit in Health Watch.
The University of Nevada School of Medicine says it will hold free clinics in September and October.
The Mammovan will be making stops in northern Nevada during the next few weeks.
Along with raising their own children, a south Reno couple has committed to helping hundreds more - in Uganda. How the Coombs family discovered the overwhelming need for love, nourishment and medical care in tonight’s Health Watch.
Prominence Health Plan and Saint Mary's Medical Group will now host a drive-thru flu shot clinic next month in Reno.
A controversial lecture on nutrition calls into question the health claims for coconut oil. A Harvard adjunct professor who focuses on the role of nutrition in disease called the oil "pure poison."
Any bats, dead or alive, that may have been in contact with people or domestic animals should immediately be submitted to the Animal Disease Laboratory for testing.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic version of the EpiPen and EpiPen Jr auto injector for the emergency treatment of allergic reactions.
Carson City Health and Human Services is reporting the first human case of West Nile Virus in Lyon County for 2018.
The Washoe County Health District says mosquitoes in the South Meadows area have tested positive for the West Nile Virus.
How soon should a wound heal? Find out in our Ask the Doctor with the head of Saint Mary's Limb Preservation and Wound Clinic.
Members of the Governor's Opioid State Action Accountability Task Force met Tuesday morning to give updates on the progress they've made over the past few months.
More than 91,000 Nevadans get their health insurance through healthcare.gov, but they will likely have a new method of enrolling in a program through the state by 2020.
Thanks to you, we collected 362 units of blood during our 11th annual Give 2 Live blood drive on Tuesday and Wednesday. The donations will help save up to 1,086 lives!
Riders spend a lot of time with their horses ahead of competitions. However, next month they will compete for more than just ribbons; they will ride for a special group of children. Who the Meadow View Farms Charity Horse Show benefits in Health Watch.
Do you or a family member have a wound that just won't heal? Monday’s Ask the Doctor is for you.
The Carson City Blood Drive starts on Thursday and they need help filling up their appointments!
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reconsidering its plan to label pure maple syrup and honey as containing added sugars.
A northern Nevada man did not have symptoms of a heart attack. Rather, he felt a little tightness in his chest during high-intensity workouts and he suspected asthma. However, what he learned about his body might surprise you as much as it shocked him. Why Dane Hillyard says working out with a heart rate monitor likely saved his life.
Smoking in the U.S. has hit another all-time low. About 14% of U.S adults were smokers last year, down from about 16% the year before, government figures show.
The Reno Aces are teaming up with the United Blood Services for the Save Lives blood drives in Northern Nevada. At each of the blood drives, Aces fans will be able to receive Aces merchandise including T-shirts, hats and water bottles. There will be photo opportunities with the Aces mascot, Archie or the Street Team.
United Blood Services officials are putting out the call for donors, hoping to boost the blood supply over the summer, when donations typically drop off.
On Saturday, Renown began teaming up with Washoe Little League to offer healthy options for parents and kids during the games held at the field.
The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is putting on their Student Outreach Clinics in June and July at the UNR Med's Family Medicine Center. Nevadans who are uninsured, underinsured or without a social security number can receive free medical care on the dates provided.
If you are health-conscious, choosing locally sourced food is a smart choice. However, driving all over northern Nevada to make dinner might not seem very time-sensitive. So local farmers are doing it for you and delivering meals to your door. How Our Local Basket works in Health Watch.
Health officials say a Placer County resident who died recently tested positive for hantavirus and they are urging everyone to precautions against the potentially deadly virus.
The former CEO of Renown Regional Medical Center has passed away. Jim Miller died this past Tuesday in Reno.
The Central Lyon Fire Protection District (CLFPD) reports that enrollment for their Frontier Saver Ambulance Subscription Program is now open. The program started to help with the costs of medically necessary ambulance transportation.
After losing her 29-year-old son, Stacie of the The Stacie Mathewson Foundation announces a $6 million donation to Renown Health to create the Behavioral Health & Addiction Institute to address mental health illness and substance abuse in our community.
New guidelines released Wednesday recommend U.S. adults start colon cancer screening earlier, at age 45 instead of 50.
The Health Plan of Nevada will be making three stops near Reno for this year's three-day Summer Kickoff extravaganza on May 31-June 2.
Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and asked manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers.