When I started, my hamstrings were so tight that I couldn’t get into the bottom start position, let alone try to lift the weight.
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The Clark County Department of Air Quality has issued a dust advisory for Friday afternoon and evening.
U.S. Rep. Joe Heck of Nevada is preparing a bill to cut red tape that hinders doctors at Nellis Air Force Base from treating veterans needing specialized care not available from the VA hospital in North Las Vegas.
After 9/11 and anthrax attacks, Las Vegas was the only major metropolitan area in the country without a public health laboratory within 100 miles. Officials completed the Southern Nevada lab in 2004, and finally showed reporters around Wednesday.
Tie the knot, see a doc? A new study says men are more likely to get medical checkups if they’re married rather than just living with a woman.
Congress is moving with what one senator called “lightning speed” to help thousands of military veterans enduring long wait times for VA medical care. The Senate was poised to vote by Thursday to let veterans go to local doctors and have the VA foot the bill.
The number of Americans with diabetes has increased again — now more than 29 million people have the illness.
When it comes to prescription drugs, some government agencies cry “epidemic,” and some stress the need for access to proven medications. It’s difficult to have a discussion when there’s so much disagreement.
Chances are if you’re flying in one of Donna Miller’s airplanes, you’re lying flat on your back in the comfort of a small, private plane, and it will be the ride of your life — literally.
Nevada and the AIDS Healthcare Foundation on Monday reached a settlement that will allow the foundation to continue to provide free rapid HIV testing with mobile vans. The foundation will be able to do so under its Nevada clinic licenses.
The American Medical Association says cheerleading should be considered a sport because of its rigors and risks. AMA members say cheerleading is as rigorous as many other activities that high schools and the NCAA consider sports.
Many of you know Laura Salcedo as the model for the exercises featured here in the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
Michael Mack, owner of Las Vegas’ Max Pawn, grew up in California and loved the ocean and boogie boarding. Usually, it was good, clean fun. But 11 years ago Mack made an uncharacteristic decision that caused him some serious pain.
Timing, we hear repeatedly, is everything.
Joy: that’s what you sense in 15-year-old Michelle Rudzki as she skates at the Las Vegas Ice Center on West Flamingo Road.
Elko County commissioners have passed an ordinance banning medical marijuana dispensaries from unincorporated areas of the Northern Nevada county.
It’s a yoga mat for people with arthritis!
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
Keith Davis is ready to do his part to end cancer.
U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford says the North Las Vegas Veterans Administration hospital will go from three benefits claim processors to 23 to help cut backlogs.
What you do for a living can affect your overall fitness. This is the first in a series of occupation-specific columns to help various workers feel and perform better on the job.
By January, Rick Carter couldn’t walk 100 yards without feeling severe, cramplike pain in his calves and feet.
It was medical news that attracted readers around the world: A new study shows that more women who have developed cancer in one breast are opting for a preventive double mastectomy — even if the best scientific evidence shows they’re not at higher risk for getting the disease in the second breast.