April 1, 2015: April is Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month

Taylor RadtkeNews

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. Each day, children around the world and right here in our community suffer from abuse. While some have visible, outward signs of their ordeal, such as bruises, scars, and burns, others bear their injuries secretly as they are belittled, neglected, … Read More

March 25, 2015: Better With Age – Nutrition for Adults

Taylor RadtkeNews

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. March is National Nutrition Month, and Carson City Health and Human Services focus on creating a healthy community includes healthy eating and access to healthy foods. As the weather warms, more local fresh fruits and vegetables will be available, but … Read More

March 11, 2015: Nevada Moves Day

Taylor RadtkeNews

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. One week from today, schoolchildren across Nevada will step, pedal, and scoot their way to school as part of the 6th annual Nevada Moves Day. Conceived in 2010 as a way to help students learn about bicycle and pedestrian safety … Read More

March 4, 2015: Patient Safety Awareness Week

Taylor RadtkeNews

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. Did you know that the first week of March is Patient Safety Awareness Week? Patient safety is obviously the responsibility of doctors, nurses, and other healthcare providers, but patients themselves also have the responsibility for their own safety in a … Read More

February 25, 2015: Eating Disorders

Taylor RadtkeNews

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. Every day, we as consumers are bombarded with media images that portray a standard of beauty that tells us we need to look a certain way. As we stand in the checkout line, we are faced with tabloid covers featuring … Read More