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The Not-So-Fantastic-4: Raising Awareness For Men’s Health Month

By |2016-06-07T13:30:21-07:00June 1st, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , |

June is Men’s Health Month, a month to raise awareness and increase education surrounding the health of men and boys. It may be a stereotype that men avoid the doctor, but in some cases it can be a deadly stereotype. There are diseases that affect men more than women, and [...]

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Is Wine Actually Healthy?

By |2016-11-03T08:27:12-07:00March 20th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Can wine save your life? You might think so, based on headlines touting the benefits or a glass or two of daily vino. Here we take a look at what’s true (and what’s false) about health claims relating to wine. True or false: Wine can help fight cancer Answer: True [...]

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Observing World Cancer Day

By |2016-11-03T08:28:12-07:00February 4th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

World Cancer Day is February 4, 2015. This is a day to focus on raising awareness on a global level of all of the facets of cancer, from diagnosis to remission. The slogan for this year is “not beyond us,” and it embodies a positive, forward-moving platform to address global [...]

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Spotlight on Movember

By |2016-11-03T08:30:01-07:00November 19th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Who says health issues have to be deadly serious? November takes a silly turn every year with the advent of Movember, a month-long spotlight on issues in men’s health. In 2003, two friends having a beer in Australia were also having an unlikely conversation about the absence of “mo” (mustaches [...]

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Preventing Cancer Pain With Screening And Treatment

By |2016-11-03T08:32:19-07:00August 6th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , |

Nearly everyone can name a friend or family member who has battled some form of cancer and unfortunately many of those people also suffered from some form of cancer pain. The American Cancer Society estimates that in Nevada alone, 14,450 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in 2014. At 1 [...]

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Health Risk Factors of Obesity and Overweight

By |2018-06-27T15:22:53-07:00March 17th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), overweight and obesity refer to excessive fat accumulation that impacts health. Overweight is defined as a person with a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 25. Obesity is defined as a BMI of 30 or greater. Though there can be [...]

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