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UNR Med School Continues Growth
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UNR Med School Continues Growth

Approximately 40 percent of medical students who attend UNR Med end up practicing in northern Nevada; students from out-of-state who complete their residency here have a 60 percent likelihood of staying to practice. If a physician completes both medical school and residency training in Nevada, there’s an 80 percent chance […]

Good News for Coffee Drinkers
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Good News for Coffee Drinkers

Here is some good news for all of you coffee drinkers. A new study out of Spain says having an extra cup isn’t just a good idea, but may be healthy for you too. Researchers say consuming more coffee has been connected to a lower risk of death resulting  from cancer, stroke, diabetes, heart […]

Anthem Pulling Out of ACA Exchange
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Anthem Pulling Out of ACA Exchange

  In recent healthcare news, Anthem announced Monday it will be pulling out of Nevada’s Obamacare exchange for 2018. Other insurers are also expected to downsize their involvement or to hike rates in the coming weeks… Planning and pricing for Affordable Care Act-compliant health plans has become increasingly difficult due to […]

Captain Fergus Laughridge
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Precautions for Smoky Conditions

  Captain Fergus Laughridge tells Buckarooo Broadcasting about who might be experiencing breathing problems during this smoke filled air “mainly it’s the elderly folks or those that have an underlying heart condition or respiratory issues. The smoke that we see has real small particles of the burnt residue from the […]