Las Vegas, Nevada - If you aren't getting enough fiber each day, you may need to boost your intake. Good choices include:

Scottsdale, Arizona - Have you started a workout program? Good for you! Record your efforts to track progress toward your goals. After each workout, record these items:

Las Vegas, Nevada - Tongue scrapers, which are available in most drugstores in various shapes and sizes, have been touted as a way to reduce or eliminate bad breath (halitosis). You put the tongue scraper at the back of your tongue and gently bring it forward along your tongue, repeating as often as needed.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Legionnaires' disease is a severe form of pneumonia - lung inflammation usually caused by infection. Legionnaires' disease is caused by a bacterium known as legionella.

Carson City, Nevada - Nevada continues to experience a severe shortage of health care providers throughout our state, and National Health Service Corps (NHSC) helps recruit health professionals where they are needed most.

Las Vegas, Nevada - With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, more Nevadans than ever now have health insurance coverage. One of the covered benefits is the provision of preventative health services and treatment for most illnesses. With so many Nevadans having coverage, the primary health care system has been overwhelmed with people trying to access services. This is a problem that persists nationwide. A key part of the solution to this problem lies in our nation’s community health centers.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval and Nevada Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Director Richard Whitley today announced that the Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) has been selected to receive an $11 million grant from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) for the expansion and sustainability of the comprehensive mental health services for children with serious emotional disturbances (SED).

Washington, DC - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today announced awards of nearly $110 million to help states and communities strengthen their capacity to track and respond to infectious diseases. The awards represent an increase of about $13 million over fiscal year 2014 funding, with increases going to vaccine-preventable-disease surveillance, foodborne-disease prevention and advanced molecular detection, among other projects.

Washington, DC - A new technology that tracks the electrical activity of the fetal heart offers no advantages over conventional technology in preventing birth complications, according to a new study by the National Institutes of Health.

Carson City, Nevada - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just released a report showing that we are in the peak season for E. coli outbreaks. Nearly half of the nation’s E. coli 0157 outbreaks occur during July through September, with beef-associated outbreaks occurring most often in July and leafy vegetable-associated outbreaks in September.  Waterborne disease outbreaks occurred most often during June and outbreaks associated with animal contact during August. E. coli can spread rapidly between states when a nationally distributed food product is contaminated. In recent years this occurred with ground beef, ready to eat salads, and sprouts.