Las Vegas became one of the first host cities on Saturday to launch the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' campaign, "What is Brain Health?" More than 15,000 people flocked to the Successful Aging Expo at Cashman Center to find out about finances, health and nutrition, and more.
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Four women, 60 miles, all of it on foot: That's the task that four Summerlin-area women — Tammra Brunner, 53; Fay Orshoski, 73; Susan Schilder, 46; and Lori Candalino, 54 — have given themselves.
A program for older Las Vegans at Derfelt Senior Center in Lorenzi Park incorporated burlesque into exercise to put some fun back into working out.
Touch yourself. Thoroughly and often. A self-exam is one of the few ways to find a lump in the breast before the age of 35, when doctors and the Susan G. Komen of Southern Nevada recommend the average patient should get a baseline mammogram.
The annual American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is one of the largest networks of breast cancer awareness events in the nation, uniting nearly 300 communities to finish the fight. Last year, more than 1 million Making Strides walkers helped raise over $60 million for the American Cancer Society.
As a youngster, Louise Unell wasn't a girlie girl in love with pinks and purples. Yet today, Unell has a pink scarf and a pink cellphone cover, and she's proud of both.
There are plenty of events around the valley for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Beyond the tragedy of breast cancer and the thousands of lives it affects and ends every year, there is hope.
Like many out there, I blinked, and when I opened my eyes, autumn was here. As Mother Nature begins her preparation for winter, let's follow suit by preparing for a healthy holiday season.
A developer wants to build a 27-acre campus in Henderson that would include medical offices, senior apartments and an assisted living facility.
While contact sports always will involve a risk to participants, Bernick says risks to the brain can be reduced by such actions as limiting practice or play time for concussed athletes and implementing rule changes that prevent potentially harmful contact to the head.
If you are experiencing any of these conditions, you may want to consider seeing a therapist.
For many public health officials, the news of the deaths of more than 700 Muslim pilgrims near Mecca on Thursday was tragic but unsurprising.
The first medical residency program at MountainView Hospital has received accreditation, which means as many as 40 doctors-in-training will be working at the Las Vegas facility in July.
Motorcycle riders raised money for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation on Sunday, gathering at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for a procession that ended at Town Square.
Research indicates that taking a daily low-dose aspirin can benefit those who have had a heart attack and wish to prevent another one. What about those who haven't had a heart attack but wish to begin daily aspirin therapy as a preventive?
In the season premiere of "The Simpsons" on Sunday, Homer Simpson will be diagnosed with a pretty unusual health condition: narcolepsy.
Nevada Health CO-OP is struggling to the end. The Nevada Division of Insurance said late Friday that it filed a petition in Clark County District Court to place the CO-OP into a conservation-rehabilitation receivership.
Las Vegas resident Susan and her mother spent years caring for her father, Gary, who lived with psychosis as a result of Parkinson's disease.
As technology becomes increasingly omnipresent, some people have begun to ask if we own our technology or if it owns us. For some of us, has technology become an addiction?
The Strip lures people in with its lights, exclusive clubs and extravagant shows, but underneath its beauty lies a darker world. It is a world known as Sin City, where addictions can run wild.
It was April of his freshman year. Ben Yeager woke up on a couch in a dark basement not sure where he was and how and when he got there, he wrote in a powerful personal essay for The Washington Post.
Late Wednesday night, someone posted the home address and phone number of Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical executive who has been labeled "the most hated man in America."
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