Spinach has been made famous by the rough-around-the-edges Popeye the Sailor Man. So much so, that we often forget about his counterpart “Olive Oyl.” Let’s take a moment to shine the spotlight back on olives. After all, behind every strong man, there is a great woman.
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Some Southern Nevada doctors are prescribing different drugs to meet their patients’ need for pain relief after federal officials changed the classification of a widely prescribed medication.
Weeks of worry about Ebola infection ended on Monday for several dozen people who came off watch lists in the United States, but more than 260 others were still being monitored for symptoms.
Most people go indoors to escape the Las Vegas triple-digit temperatures. Some people go indoors to exercise in triple digits. They are devotees of hot yoga and hot Pilates, where the room temperature is cranked up, and the humidity is increased.
For more than 2,000 years, Dr. Sae Eun Lee says, people have been practicing some form of Chinese medicine with success.
Sure, you can go with goji berries, or ask for acai. But there’s one superfood that’s way more familiar, and that’s the blueberry.
They could put off the inevitable for only so long. Now, locals who renewed health insurance early in 2013 to delay complying with mandates in the Affordable Care Act are feeling the effects of the law.
An advisory task force to oversee Nevada’s preparations for Ebola is being organized to ensure plans are in place to contain the deadly virus in the event of an exposure in the state, Nevada Chief Medical Officer Dr. Tracey Green said Friday.
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
Las Vegas HEALS has honored six physicians, including Dr. J.D. McCourt, recognized for a new protocol he developed for ER patients needing dialysis.
Health officials are investigating whether a potent virus that has infected hundreds of children nationwide killed a 6-year-old boy in Arizona, officials said on Wednesday, adding that it would take more than a week to get an answer.
A class of 10 people listens intently to registered dietitian Karen Petersen as she demonstrates how to cook red lentils and Caribbean coconut red beans. She briefly explains the African origins of the dishes in an effort to connect participants to their traditional food.
Silicon Valley’s biggest companies have long offered cushy perks to attract top talent and keep workers happy logging scores of hours on the job, including egg freezing and sperm donations.
Las Vegas police say they are investigating two local doctors who may have been involved in a woman’s death.
Our ten fingers and two palms are weapons of mass infection. They are responsible for the spread on many germs with very scary names. Consequently, hand washing with soap and water is one of the most important and easiest ways to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. Let’s take a look at how we wage germ warfare.
The chief medical officer of a Las Vegas company could be meeting within days with the head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about a monitoring device that could be a pivotal tool in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus.
October marks the start of the annual flu season. Your best defenses include a flu shot, washing your hands frequently and staying home if you feel sick.
Michael Tatalovich enjoys photography, so Instagram is his go-to site for social media. That didn’t change when he was diagnosed with cancer in 2013 and decided to document his experience through photos on the popular website.
We’re more than a month out from the Nov. 15 launch of Nevada Health Link 2.0. Still, given the first go-round’s disastrous results, it’s worth looking in now on how advance prep work is going for the new rollout.
Health insurance is one of the most important purchases you’ll ever make. And because the time to buy is right around the corner, we’re here to help you brush up on the basics.
Patients in pain worry they might have trouble filling their prescriptions because of the new federal rules for painkillers.
Stepped up efforts by the U.S. to halt the spread of the Ebola virus will start at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport on Saturday, where teams armed with thermal guns and questionnaires will screen travelers from West African countries hit hardest by the outbreak.
Advances in knowledge and technology have made the less-invasive lumpectomy a more attractive course of treatment for those in the earliest stage of breast cancer.
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