In the fight against brain disease, the UFC is putting its money on the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.
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Enrollment in Nevada's health insurance marketplace handily beat the totals of a year ago. Nevada Health Link signed up 88,145 customers, including 62,697 Las Vegans, in the open-enrollment period that ran from Nov. 1 through Jan. 31, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reported Thursday.
New vaccines for meningococcal type B and HPV and are among the updates to the immunization schedule published for children and adults.
Visitors to areas affected by Zika virus are being asked to hold onto their blood, for now.
Health officials say a disease believed to have caused a major increase in birth defects among Brazilian-born babies is unlikely to flourish in Nevada, though travelers could bring it to the state.
Zika has been sexually transmitted in Texas, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. It is the first known case of the virus being locally acquired in the continental United States in the current outbreak.
Three Southern Nevada hospitals have filed paperwork to become Level 3 trauma centers. But University Medical Center officials say the move could threaten their county-run hospital if the applications are approved simultaneously.
Local nonprofit Cure 4 the Kids Foundation announced Tuesday the creation of the first outpatient palliative care clinic specifically for children in Nevada.
The World Health Organization declared a "public health emergency of international concern" Monday over the Zika virus and the health problems that doctors fear it is causing.
British scientists have been given the green light to genetically modify human embryos, for the first time in the nation's history. The landmark decision means scientists will now be allowed to alter the DNA of embryos, for research purposes only.
Former state Sen. Sandra Tiffany found an ad in the newspaper, responded to it and waited. When she didn't hear back, she called a friend with connections at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.
The Southern Nevada Health District has launched a smartphone application that encourages residents to get active.
Helene Neville is on the run. Neville, wearing a red, white and blue outfit that stands out in a crowd, is running 135 miles nonstop between the "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" signs at the south end of the Strip and Downtown.
JetBlue Airways Corp. joined a string of airlines offering to refund customers with tickets to areas impacted by the Zika virus, a mosquito-transmitted illness that has been linked to birth defects in thousands of babies.
With four days left in the sign-up period, Nevada's health insurance exchange is closing in on 80,000 customers.
Teens who try electronic cigarettes may be more than twice as likely to progress to traditional cigarettes as their peers who haven't used the devices, a recent U.S. study finds.
U.S. researchers called on the World Health Organization on Wednesday to take swift action on the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus that is linked with thousands of birth defects in Brazil and is rapidly spreading in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Two anti-abortion campaigners who secretly filmed a Planned Parenthood official discussing fetal tissue procurement used fake driver's licenses to enter the group's offices, court papers released in Texas on Tuesday said.
A relatively new mosquito-borne virus is prompting worldwide concern because of an alarming connection to a neurological birth disorder and the rapid spread of the virus across the globe.
If there's anything both sides of America's heated and polarizing gun debate may agree on, it's the need to keep firearms out of the hands of people with serious mental illness.
A new hospital model is coming to the Las Vegas Valley. Dignity Health, which runs three St. Rose Dominican campuses in Henderson and southwest Las Vegas, plans four smaller neighborhood hospitals across the Las Vegas Valley in the next two years.
Most people think of spring and summer as allergy season. However, if you suffer from allergies in the warmer months, you're probably not off the hook in winter either. According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, more than two-thirds of spring allergy sufferers actually have year-round symptoms.
If you have a toothache you go see a dentist. If you catch the flu, you seek medical care to relieve your symptoms. But if you have high blood pressure, unless it's very high, there aren't any symptoms. You don't know you are at risk for a stroke, heart attack or kidney disease.
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