What’s Good For You

Real facts and doable steps for a healthy and fulfilling life

Hispanic Heritage Month: Overcoming the gap health disparities

¡Salud amigos y familia!  In Spanish, this can be read as “Cheers to friends and family!”, but the word salud also literally translates as “health”, and is often used in this phrase to …

Sep 26, 2022

National Recovery Month: When to seek help for a loved one

More than 20 million Americans are recovering from a substance use disorder and studies say one-third of people who seek treatment for alcohol problems either recover or substantially reduce drinking within one year. …

Sep 07, 2022

It’s National Immunization Awareness Month: Get ahead on required and recommended vaccines

Back-to-school always revs up in August, but it also coincides with the change in seasons that can bring on colds and viruses. That’s why every child in Nevada is required to provide vaccination …

Aug 18, 2022

Back-to-school checklist: 4 necessities to keep kids healthy throughout the year

In Nevada, most school districts are already back in session, or are resuming in the following weeks.

Aug 12, 2022

The state of Telehealth today as cross-state waivers expire 

Over the past couple of years, telehealth has greatly expanded healthcare access to many communities, especially during the pandemic when in-person visits had to be avoided. Today, it continues to serve as a …

Jul 18, 2022

How Nevadans can safely exercise in hot weather 

Summer can be one of the best seasons in Nevada for staying in shape; many are eager to spend time outdoors at local parks, lakes, or trails.  But while the summers here are …

This Pride Month, Consider How Health & Equity Unites 

Jun 28, 2022

Pandemic resources could end soon. Here’s what you need to know about your Continuous Coverage options.

You may need to shop for other insurance options, including a qualified health plan through Nevada Health Link.  Nearly 900,000 Nevadans are currently insured by Nevada State Medicaid and hundreds of thousands are …

Jun 14, 2022

Empowering Women’s Wellness with Women’s History Month

National Women’s Health Week kicks off May 8-12 and it’s also a great time for family, friends, and communities to support women and help them achieve to live life to the fullest, all …

May 16, 2022

Nurses across Nevada are making an impact — thank them. 

Honoring National Nurses Week May 6-12 From life-threatening circumstances to delivering babies, and caring for the eldery and all people during their final days, nurses experience some of the most challenging and heartbreaking …

May 09, 2022