Sickle Cell Treatment Center in Las Vegas will take comprehensive approach to avoid medical complications when it opens in October.
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A North Las Vegas man is creating a new life after a failed suicide attempt. September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, highlighting available resources to prevent suicide deaths.
Randy Dexter is a retired U.S. Army staff sergeant who did two tours of duty in Iraq. He was diagnosed with both post-traumatic stress disorder and a mild traumatic brain injury.
A pediatrician accused of allowing a man under her supervision to impersonate a doctor and looking the other way as he treated hundreds of patients has reached a settlement agreement with the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners and will face no disciplinary action.
According to Nevada Revised Statute 433A, there are three ways to be admitted to a mental health facility or hospital in Clark County. Potential patients can seek help voluntarily, or a petition to commit an individual — a Legal 2000 — can be made in an emergency situation by a physician, psychologist, social worker, registered nurse or by any officer authorized to make arrests in Nevada.
As hundreds of Johnson Junior High School students remained home Thursday, inspection crews combed “every classroom, every hallway, every closet” to determine the extent of mercury contamination at the west valley campus.
Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday called on the Republican-led Congress to allow a vote on funding to combat the Zika virus, calling the efforts to fight it a “national emergency.”
When Lois moved here from California, she expected to get a therapist’s license with no problem. After all, she had a master’s degree in marriage family therapy (MFT) and art therapy. But the board denied her application. She needed more training to practice in Nevada.
Summerlin resident Martin Vece is glad he lives in a world of medical advances. “If this was 20 years ago, I wouldn’t be here,” he said. Vece is awaiting a heart transplant.
Josiah Cooper-Pope, born 15 weeks premature, did fine in the neonatal intensive care unit for the first 10 days of his life.