February 24, 2016: Zika Virus a Concern, Especially for Travelers

Taylor RadtkeNews

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. If you’ve been following the news recently, you’ve probably heard reports of an outbreak of a virus called Zika that is taking place in Central and South America. Should you be concerned? While those who have traveled or plan to … Read More

July 22, 2015: Buzz Off! Carson City Combats Mosquitoes

Taylor RadtkeNews

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. Summer season is the time to beware of the buzzing, biting menace of mosquitoes. Mosquito activity has been low so far this year as a result of the ongoing drought. However, here in Nevada’s Capital, we have had a wetter-than-normal … Read More