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Three dentists to help Smiles for Survivors

Smiles for Survivors Foundation, a nonprofit organization that focuses its efforts on providing preventative and restorative dental care to local breast cancer patients, has added three dentists to provide pro-bono services for its dental...

K | E Medical Group adds doctor

K | E Medical Group of Las Vegas has added John Rhodes, M.D., to its facility at 8205 Warm Springs Road, across from St. Rose Dominican Hospital-San Martín campus. Dr. Rhodes joins doctors Sean Ameli, Berge Dadourian, Paul Emery, Ethan Cruvant,...

Internist joins HealthCare Partners Medical Group

Internist John Hou, M.D., has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group and is seeing patients at 4275 S. Burnham Ave., Suite 220. Hou said in a statement that he joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group because of its “total care” model. He is board...

Klip It For Kidz fundraiser Saturday

Hair getting a bit long? Thinking about trimming it with warmer weather on the way? Saturday might be the perfect time to lop those locks — and help the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation as you do. Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada and the Las...

Church adds Healthy Habits Walking Trail

The Southern Nevada Health District and the First African Methodist Episcopal Church have collaborated on the Healthy Habits Walking Trail, a route around the perimeter of the church’s property to encourage physical activity. The path is open to all...

Cardiologist joins HealthCare Partners

Las Vegas cardiologist Ryan Tsuda, M.D., F.A.C.C., has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group, which provides primary, specialty and urgent care. Tsuda will see patients at HealthCare Partners Cardiology at the medical office building at Southern...

Smile for Survivors' fundraiser brings in $7,000

The Smiles for Survivors Foundation raised nearly $7,000 at its Smile in Style benefit, which was hosted by Neiman Marcus on Feb. 23. Serving as a kickoff for the retailer’s annual Beauty Week, the event drew more than 100 people. Funds raised will...

Welcome to the Vegas Health Beat blog

The Las Vegas Review-Journal asked last year, and readers responded with a clear answer: They wanted more health coverage. The R-J responded by starting a Health and Fitness section that appears in the paper every Monday and by making some changes...