312, 2018

Having wisdom teeth out could lead to opioid addiction

December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Drug Info, Front Page News, News|Tags: , , |

by Maggie Fox/NBC News Teens and young adults who get their first opioid prescription at the dentist — often when having their wisdom teeth out — are more likely to come back for more of [...]

811, 2018

Health department’s flu clinic helps ready city for crisis

November 8th, 2018|Categories: Front Page News, News|Tags: , , |

By Teri Vance (Editor’s Note: This is one is a series of articles, Partners for Success, highlighting the agencies that make up Partnership Carson City, an alliance of resources dedicated to creating a healthy community.) [...]

2910, 2018

Opioids driving U.S. life expectancy decline: CDC

October 29th, 2018|Categories: Drug Info, Front Page News, News, Prescription Drugs|Tags: |

Life expectancy in the United States has declined for two years in a row, fueled by increasing death rates from opioid drug overdoses, suicides and chronic liver disease, a new government report shows. "It's really the first time [...]

2510, 2018

Alcohol compliance checks over holiday weekend

October 25th, 2018|Categories: Adult Health, Alcohol, Community, News|Tags: |

Over Nevada Day weekend the Carson City Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with Partnership Carson City, will be conducting alcohol compliance checks. Minors used as decoys will be sent into local businesses in Carson City who [...]

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