A national pharmaceutical company has donated drug-deactivation pouches to help combat prescription opioid abuse in Southern Nevada through a new partnership with Roseman University of Health Sciences.
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Sherry Jasperson and Kate Rasmussen aren’t your average grandmother-granddaughter duo. Their days together may be filled with fun and love, but they’re also immersed in health care and politics.
The goal is to present nursing students with difficult situations they probably will face on the job and help them improve the interpersonal communication skills they’ll need when that happens.
Careers suffer, relationships are shattered and municipalities are left to fight a crisis. Addiction can affect everything.
The way Sam Kaufman, CEO of Henderson Hospital, describes the newly opened facility, it sounds like a hotel.
One of Las Vegas’ latest food-related digital advances is a world away from the fancy restaurants on the Strip, and it’s already making a world of difference for those using it.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval told the state dental board to address problems with its patient-complaint-resolution process at a heated meeting on Tuesday in which dental professionals accused the regulators of corruption, bullying and extortion.
When Cynthia De Boer was 17, a blow to the left side of her face caused a retinal detachment in her eye. Although doctors would not be able to determine whether the blow alone or her pre-existing eye conditions ultimately caused the detachment, the removal of her left eye was inevitable. Now 56, she has lived since then with a prosthetic left eye, nearly indistinguishable from her right.
Dr. Dale Carrison, a much honored Las Vegas physician, argues that specifying a certain age for competency testing is age discrimination.
The study found activation differences between the brains of the sommeliers and nonsommeliers in areas dealing with smell and memory during testing.