In the fight against brain disease, the UFC is putting its money on the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.
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Nothing like kicking back and eating a nice juicy steak, maybe some shellfish on the side and washing it all down with a couple of beers. Unfortunately, this feel-good diet, if followed too often, is rich in purines, which in turn may raise uric acid levels in your body and lead to a condition commonly referred to as the dreaded "disease of kings" — gout.
Two Clark County men have died from the flu so far this season, the Southern Nevada Health District announced Thursday — a reminder to wash hands, cover coughs and "get your flu shot," district spokeswoman Stephanie Bethel said.
Feel the need to bypass your prefrontal cortex and get to the heart of what's bugging you? Stroll down the hall to the play therapy room at the University of Phoenix's Counseling Skills Center, at 3755 Breakthrough Way, in Las Vegas.
Despite the myriad joys the season brings, it can be a stressful time for many of us. Between shopping, cooking, travel, parties, house guests, winter storms and shorter days, the holidays pile on the stress with little regard for the continued demands of our everyday lives.
Enrollment through the state's health insurance exchange was robust ahead of a key deadline.
Nevada will have to eliminate the wait list of those stuck at the Clark County Detention Center waiting for mental health treatment by March 1, 2016, and those waiting in jails across the state by April 1, 2016, according to an amended federal settlement approved Tuesday by a federal judge.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's proposal to spent $2 billion a year to battle Alzheimer's disease was welcomed Tuesday by Las Vegas researchers who say effective treatments are desperately needed given the growing number of elderly affected by the disease.
Albert Yasbick is one of those people who falls between the cracks of healthcare: he doesn't qualify for medicaid, and he is not old enough for medicare
The United States government on Monday overturned its 30-year ban on blood donations by gay men, saying they can now donate 12 months after their last sexual contact with another man.
Decorating for the holidays brings joy and beauty to the home. But it can also pose dangers for pets and children if you're not careful. In addition to smart choices, vigilance is needed to ensure holiday distractions do not leave the most vulnerable members of the household at risk. Here are some tips to safely enjoy the holiday tradition.
There can be many obstacles keeping people from seeking therapy.
By now, you've probably heard about turmeric: the yellow-orange rhizome native to South Asia recognized for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Two months after a worker was found dead inside one of its cryochambers, a Henderson cryotherapy spa appears to be closed for good.
Coffee lovers, here's some good news to sip to. In addition to stimulating our taste buds, there is growing evidence that drinking one of our world's favorite beverages, in moderation, can reap a number of health benefits.
Juliet Starrett and her husband were running the sack race at their children's school field day when they noticed something was wrong — the kids couldn't get into the sacks.
December is always a busy month. Many people travel, and whether in school or working, you're bound to have deadlines and projects due this month. Add that to gift shopping, weather changes and constant celebrations, and you're in major danger of getting sick during this month. Here are some tips to keep in mind.
Three hundred and fifty infants were possibly exposed to tuberculosis at a California hospital by a hospital employee.
Whether tracking steps, monitoring sleep, calculating calories or keeping an eye on a resting heart rate, fitness trackers can provide a way for people to start taking control of their health.
While curling up under a blanket with a bowl of popcorn and your favorite TV series may sound like the best way to unwind after a long day, science now suggests you could pay for your binge-fests later in life in the form of decreased mental capacity.
It seems like we're always being told to cut down on sugar — but for many of us, that's easier said than done.
During this time of the year, travel plans are on many of our calendars during the next few months and there is something that needs to be addressed in the planning process — GERMS!
We've all heard people say, "I can't lose weight because I have a slow metabolism," and maybe we have even used that same explanation for the extra 20 pounds that have crept onto our hips over time.