The Perspective

Clearing the Clutter for Better Health

To toss or to recycle? That is the question.

While you’re spring cleaning this year, consider the ways in which you dispose of common household goods and whether or not their disposal has a negative impact on the environment or creates a hazardous situation. Read more.

Unused medicine: A prescription for safe disposal
Prescription and over-the-counter medications – we all need them at one time or another, and we all need to dispose of them when they are no longer required or past their expiration date. Read more.

Improving the health of your home

Clean water, clean air, and overall cleanliness . . . the concept of the healthy home as a public health issue traces itself back to the mid-19th century when typhoid and tuberculosis were still common, untreatable illnesses. Read more.


New & Noteworthy
Find out about the new monthly HIV/STD testing clinic at the Gay and Lesbian Center of Southern Nevada; get details about the Teen City Affair; learn about the health district’s 2014 Public Health Heroes, and find out about volunteering at the health district. Read more.

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