Maybe they are the first-line defenders of our respiratory and digestive systems. Or they may be designed to prime a baby’s immune system. “Nobody really knows exactly how they work or what their function is,” says Dr. Ryan Winters.
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Thanks to scientists working under the auspices of the World Health Organization, you can be fairly sure your toothbrush won’t give you cancer.
It is the biggest fundraiser of the year for AFAN and community members, local politicians and performers walked and placed ribbons in memory of loved ones.
On April 8, Carson City resident Don Fox , who has has suffered from sleep apnea for at least a decade, received the Inspire Upper Airway Stimulation System.
A third case of Zika virus disease has been confirmed in Clark County, according to the Southern Nevada Health District.
A nonsmoker all her life, Henderson resident Lysa Buonanno got a job as a cocktail waitress at 21. At 40, she was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer.
Summer camp for most youths is about games and sports in the great outdoors and making new friends. Camp Vegas took that model and simply added designated times to check one’s blood sugar.
Confirming the worst fears of many pregnant women in the United States and Latin America, U.S. health officials said Wednesday there is no longer any doubt the Zika virus causes babies to be born with abnormally small heads and other severe brain defects.
Throughout history, meal time has been at the center of human culture. At the table, we share stories, build relationships, and learn from each other’s mistakes, creating the bonds that define us, our friends, and our families.
Pharmacy students at Roseman University are volunteering to help Nevada’s Medicare population learn more about their insurance coverage, and a new grant is expected to boost their efforts.
Washoe County reported the first confirmed case of Zika virus disease in Northern Nevada today, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state up to three.
Dr. Joan Brookhyser helped create Nevada’s organ donor program more than 30 years ago, but she is no longer an organ donor.
Holistic House of Henderson opened less than a year ago, offering alternative methods to rehabilitate addicts through yoga, meditation, organic eating and several other unorthodox approaches. Its founder said it’s all about trying to find the “reset” button.
Since the Henderson Vet Center’s office opened in 2010, it has received calls and walk-ins from countless veterans in the Henderson area in need of anything from mental health services to simply someone to talk to.
According to the Lung Cancer Foundation of America, in Nevada, an estimated 1,700 residents will be diagnosed with the disease this year. To help combat it, the inaugural Las Vegas Free to Breathe 5K Run/Walk is planned for April 23 at Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road, to raise money for funding research.
The White House said on Wednesday it will redirect $589 million in funds to prepare for and respond to the Zika virus before the mosquito that carries it begins to emerge in the continental United States, including two cases in Southern Nevada.
A grant is nudging the nascent UNLV School of Medicine closer to its fundraising goals. The United Health Foundation has awarded the school a $3 million grant to develop educational programs and three planned community clinics.
The College of Southern Nevada has unveiled a plan to build a $43 million health sciences building at its Henderson campus.
Saturday was World Autism Awareness Day, and evening events at The Venetian cast light and attention on the cause.
A Clark County woman claims the negligence of UNLV’s dental school caused her to spend seven days in a Las Vegas hospital last year.
The battle of the bulge is one many of us are fighting – and this is the final piece in this 3-part series with respect to weight loss strategies.
Before her diagnosis, Cidney Donahoo had an image in her head of what Parkinson’s disease looked like: actor Michael J. Fox.
A second case of Zika virus disease has been reported in Clark County, less than a week after the first case was confirmed, according to the Southern Nevada Health District.