Sickle Cell Treatment Center in Las Vegas will take comprehensive approach to avoid medical complications when it opens in October.
Subscribe to Health RSS feed
Florida officials on Thursday said they have trapped the first mosquitoes that tested positive for the Zika virus in the Miami area.
The NBA’s most beloved basketball broadcaster received a rare third bone marrow transplant on Wednesday as an aggressive form of leukemia continues to take its toll.
Agriculture secretary announces initiative at Gov. Sandoval’s drug abuse summit
Adult female mosquitoes can pass the Zika virus along to their offspring, a finding that makes clear the need for pesticide programs that kill both adult mosquitoes and their eggs.
A transgender inmate is suing the Missouri prison system for refusing to provide hormone therapy as she transitions to a woman, adding her voice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatment amounts to cruel and unusual punishment.
Gov. Brian Sandoval has called physicians, politicians and law enforcement officials to a summit meeting this week to address the national opioid epidemic’s impact on Nevada.
Increasing Nevada’s screening rates for colorectal cancer would save dozens of lives each year, health experts said Friday at an event aimed at increasing public awareness about the disease.
A pregnant woman in Northern Nevada has contracted Zika virus, health officials said Friday, providing the first public acknowledgement of such a case statewide.
Southern Nevada health officials reported a case of St. Louis encephalitis Friday — the first human case of the potentially deadly mosquito-borne disease in Clark County since 2007.