Nevada

What do rising chronic disease rates mean for Nevada?

Projected total cost of chronic disease from 2016-2030 in Nevada is $401 billion. In 2015, 1.7 million people in Nevada had at least 1 chronic disease, 693 thousand had 2 or more chronic diseases. Chronic disease could cost Nevada $18.7 billion in medical costs and an extra $8 billion annually in lost employee productivity (average per year 2016-2030). 

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May 23, 2016  
Nevada Appeal
Bernice Martin Mathews
 
Here are some hard, cold facts that should affect how all of us think about the current political season and the decisions we’ll make in November...

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May 23, 2016

May 11, 2016
Elko Daily Free Press
By: Bernice Martin Mathews

 
Here’s are some hard, cold facts that should affect how all of us think about the current political season and the decisions we’ll make in November. If we do not do something now about the costly...

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May 11, 2016

April 5, 2016 
Reno Gazette-Journal
Tom McCoy
 

Think about the people who live on your street or apartment building, the people you see every day. According to the averages, the majority of them – 54 percent of Nevadans...

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Apr 12, 2016

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