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How can I help my child’s literacy during school breaks?
Read, read and read some more! Here are some helpful tips for parents to accelerate a child's literacy skills.
COVID-19 is still very much with us. Now what?
Nevada State Public Health Laboratory Director Mark Pandori, Ph.D., and Student Health Center Medical Director Cheryl Hug-English, M.D., discuss the latest in SARS-CoV-2 testing, developments, and health and safety
Why do masks make it so hard to understand each other?
Professor of linguistics Valerie Fridland breaks down the reasons why masked speech is difficult to understand
What is health literacy?
Health Literacy Month is here, and Dr. Alexandra Watson breaks down what that means and why it's important
Cleaning for COVID-19: Are household disinfectants and sanitizers harmful to our health?
Assistant Professors Li Li and Dingsheng Li from the School of Community Health Sciences break down how our exposure to home cleaning products has increased and what that means
What's important to know about fruit-flavored drinks? | ¿Qué es importante saber sobre las bebidas con sabor a frutas?
100% fruit juice is a healthier choice | El jugo 100% de frutas es una opción más saludable
How can I help my family make healthier drink choices? | ¿Como puedo ayudar a mi familia a elegir bebidas más saludables?
It’s as simple as Whoa, Slow, Go! | ¡Es tan simple como Whoa, Slow, Go!
How do sugary drinks affect weight? | ¿Cómo afectan al peso las bebidas azucaradas?
Three reasons why sugary drinks may increase weight gain | Tres razones por las cuales las bebidas azucaradas pueden causar aumento de peso
How can parents prepare children to wear masks at school?
With school returning soon, Shanon Taylor provides advice to parents on how to ease children into getting used to wearing masks in school.
Creating structure at home for children with disabilities
How to provide routine during stay-at-home orders
What is aphasia?
June is Aphasia Awareness Month, a national campaign dedicated to increasing public awareness about the language disorder and recognizing people who are living with or caring for people with aphasia.
Safety concerns for fresh produce increase during pandemic
Desert Farming Initiative gives tips for ensuring produce safety during COVID-19 outbreak
Take measures to stay healthy while reaping benefits of outdoor physical activity
Weather and Phase 1 present opportunity to enjoy outdoors
How do I take care of my kids during a pandemic?
Lydia DeFlorio, associate professor of human development and family studies offers advice to parents about taking care of children during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Watch out for junk science amid COVID-19
University gives tips for recognizing unfounded health and nutrition claims
Meeting COVID-19 challenges: Understand dates on food labels before discarding
With some items becoming harder to come by, University of Nevada, Reno nutritionist offers clarification
Can you spot fake news in the time of COVID-19?
Librarians provide tips, tricks to assist students, campus community in identifying fake news related to COVID-19
How can I confront coronavirus racism?
School of Medicine Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion and Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Nicole Jacobs, recommends methods for dealing with biased behavior, whether you are the intended recipient or a witness.
How do I stop touching my face?
Leading researcher and psychologist Professor Steven Hayes reveals a scientifically proven trick for dramatically reducing how often you touch your face