A number of major fast-food chains and food companies have recently announced healthier practices, moving to all-natural ingredients.
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Could puffing on an e-cigarette be the greatest thing to come along since sliced bread? Or are they just a wolf dressed in sheep’s clothing?
Fitness vacations have ventured far from the fat farm. Today’s fit-focused travelers want to pair exercise with escapades and fitness with fun, whether it’s yoga among the sea turtles, bootcamp on the beach or a zumba cruise.
A strain of highly pathogenic H5 avian flu that had recently been found only in the Western United States has been confirmed in a backyard poultry flock in Indiana.
Indoor pools are closed at the Desert Breeze Aquatic Facility and the West Flamingo Senior Center. The Hollywood Aquatic Center and the Cora Coleman Senior Center are awaiting test results.
Swimmer’s ear is an infection of the outer ear canal, the portion of the ear canal that extends from the eardrum to the outside of the head. “We call it swimmer’s ear because a lot of swimmers get it from constant moisture in the ear,” says Helen Yang, a pediatrician with Sunshine Valley Pediatrics,. “If they swim all the time, it makes for an environment that bacteria like.”
Hsiu Hsiang Grant was visiting in Taiwan in 2012 when she suddenly felt dizzy and fell for no apparent reason. Upon returning home to Las Vegas, she had a physical exam and discovered that a nodule had developed on the right side of her thyroid.
Mother’s Day is a special time of togetherness for Laura Lee DeFelix and her daughter, Ann Marie Brokl. They cherish this time, because each of them faced multiple bouts with cancer and survived.
When a sensitive tooth erupts into full-blown pain in the middle of the night, where can you go for relief? The time to ask that question is before you experience a dental emergency.
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
A new study shows the unconscious habit of sleepwalking may actually be tied to genetics, may be passed from parent to child.
With the exception of maybe a mosquito’s mother, the world is unified in its hatred of the little buggers. But the world seems divided by those the bugs ignore and those who too often become the blood soup du jour. This may seem random, but scientist say there is a real reason for it: blame your parents.
The death rate among Hispanics, the nation’s fastest-growing ethnic group, is 24 percent lower than non-Hispanic whites, but liver disease and diabetes affect the Latino community more than non-Hispanic whites.
Government documents released Thursday show that a single Blue Bell Creameries plant in Oklahoma tested positive for Listeria 16 times since 2013.
HealthySouthernNevada.org more than 100 economic, social and health indicators for Clark County.
Late-night cravings affect millions of people, but it might not be your fault that you never feel quite satisfied no matter how many Oreos you eat.
To find out all you need to know about your body’s vital signs, all you need to do is to get dressed.
St. Rose Dominican Hospital, Siena campus is hiring employees for its new patient tower, a development that will increase the hospital’s capacity to 326 private rooms.
Nevada ranks dead last in number of nurses per capita, according to a recent analysis, but the statistic actually bolsters the state’s status in a Wallethub ranking for nurses looking for a job.
The largest-ever U.S. outbreak of avian influenza, which has devastated Midwestern poultry and egg producers in recent weeks, could be felt at Thanksgiving tables across the nation come November.
This Mother’s Day, please join me in taking a pledge to lovingly remind the amazing women in our lives that their health needs to be at the top of their long list of things-to-do to keep that “super” in supreme well-being!
A Michigan man who winters in Las Vegas became the first patient in Nevada to receive a newly approved form of medication to treat Parkinson’s disease.
Patients with type-2 diabetes who are overweight but not obese outlive diabetics of normal weight, scientists reported on Monday, in another example of the “obesity paradox.”