Southern Nevada health care professionals have recently seen more people turn to e-cigs despite the lack of data showing what health risks the products pose.
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Whether a patient is in the hospital for an organ transplant, an appendectomy or to have a baby, one complaint is common: the gown.
Internet search data might someday help estimate the prevalence of non-communicable diseases like stroke, heart disease or cancer, a new study suggests.
Kids who report sipping alcohol are more likely to report more drinking by the ninth grade, according to a new study.
Xerox, the vendor for Nevada Health Link’s first enrollment session, has agreed to keep its call center open two weeks beyond its originally scheduled closing date of Tuesday.
It might sound like a really old wives’ tale, but a thousand-year-old Anglo-Saxon potion for eye infections may hold the key to wiping out the modern-day superbug MRSA, according to new research.
Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital has won back accreditation by a national organization lost in 2013 following allegations of patient dumping.
Taylor Hammond may be only 8, but he is a fighter. His battle is against a rare and particularly vicious form of childhood leukemia.
Congressman Joe Heck and Southern Nevada medical school officials gathered Tuesday to tout the importance of creating or expanding residency programs to give doctors-in-training more opportunities in hospitals and clinics in Nevada.
Back pain is the most commonly reported pain condition in America. It affects 8 out of 10 people at some point during their lives. In fact, one-quarter of American adults report having low-back pain lasting at least one whole day in the past three months.
Drugs are not the best place to begin for people having problems sleeping, says Dr. Mitchell Forman, dean of Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine. Your approach to bedtime may be the problem.
The health rankings released this week showing how Clark County compares with the rest of the state make up only a small part of the picture as public health officials gather data for the ongoing community health assessment.
From dust masks to over-the-counter medications and specialized shots, people have many weapons to wield against the army of pollen unleashed in spring.
Eyeliner applied on the inside of the lash line is very likely to move into the eye itself and cause symptoms, according to a small study that captured migrating makeup on video.
Mothers who are overweight before pregnancy and those who gain too much while pregnant are more likely to have obese seven-year-olds, researchers say.
The White House is due to issue an ambitious plan to slow the growing and deadly problem of antibiotic resistance over the next five years, one that requires massive investments and policy changes from a broad array of U.S. government health agencies, according to a copy of the report reviewed by Reuters.
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View explores centers and nonprofits dedicated to servicing residents with vision impairment.
Excess feelings of loneliness have been shown to shorten your lifespan and weaken your immune system. But a new study published by the Association for Psychological Science puts a new spin on how we understand loneliness.
Depression is typically associated with sadness and crying. However, in males, it manifests as anger, irritability, and aggression. Consequently, women are more likely to be diagnosed, and as a result, successfully treated for it. But in reality it affects men almost equally.
The 2015 County Health Rankings by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. allow each state to see how its counties compare on 30 factors that affect health.
The U.S. government is developing a vaccine to protect poultry from new strains of avian flu that have recently killed birds from Arkansas to Washington state.
Loud noises can cause hearing loss and ringing in the ears. But ringing in the ears, or tinnitus, also can be associated with a number of other conditions, from aging to tumors.