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Coronavirus updates from coast to coast; and safety-net programs face deep cuts by Trump administration.

2020Talks - February 28, 2020 


Tomorrow are the South Carolina primaries, and former VP Joe Biden leads in the poll, followed by winner of the first three contests, Sen. Bernie Sanders and businessman Tom Steyer. Some Republican South Carolinians may vote for Sanders because they want closed primaries.

Public News Service - NV: Smoking Prevention

PHOTO: Nevada ranks first in the nation for residents' exposure to secondhand smoke, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Photo courtesy CDC.

RENO, Nevada - Living and working in Nevada may mean breathing more secondhand smoke than in any other state in the nation. A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ranks Nevada first in the nation for secondhand smoke exposure, said Dr. John Packham, director of health policy rese

PHOTO: The University of Nevada-Reno is considering a campuswide tobacco ban. Image courtesy of the University of Nevada-Reno.

RENO, Nev. - Smoking cigarettes and using any kind of tobacco on the University of Nevada-Reno campus could be a thing of the past under a tobacco policy that may take hold. Enid Jennings, university health educator, said the school is considering a campus-wide tobacco ban. Current rules permit toba

Nevada's jobless rate topped the national average last week -- and some are pointing fingers at Nevada's Clean Indoor Air Act as one of the culprits. Today supporters of the law say it is way too early to pass judgment. The Nevada Department of Employment says a 7 percent increase in jobless clai

Las Vegas, NV - Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle say they want to stub out some of the nation's most preventable health problems, that is those related to smoking. A bi-partisan bill is being considered in Congress that would give the FDA the power to regulate tobacco. Christopher Roller with

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