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.
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The creation of a residency program at Mountain View Hospital in Las Vegas illustrates the exacting nature of physician training, and the complexity and precision required to turn a community hospital into a teaching institution.
An outbreak of mumps that started at an Idaho university and infected 21 people across the state has now spread to neighboring Washington state, health officials said on Monday.
Chocolate is near and dear to our hearts. And with its potential for a number of health benefits, chocolate does not have to be a forbidden love or guilty pleasure.
A shifting calendar means new Obamacare-related questions. We’re seeing fewer queries about enrollment, which ends in mid-February, and more about taxes and actual benefits.
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, what gifts are you planning to give? Roses? Chocolates? Would you consider being a living organ donor for someone you love? How about for a stranger?
Measles outbreaks in several states have reignited a long-simmering public debate about the safety of childhood vaccines.
Work is afoot to increase the number of primary care physicians per capita in the state and the number of specialists to care for Nevadans.
Three more babies who attended a Chicago-area day care center are confirmed to have the measles, bringing the number of infant measles patients linked to the business to five, the Cook County Department of Public Health said Saturday.
An increase in the number of people killing themselves with guns makes Nevada one of five states with that depressing distinction.
One of the confirmed cases of measles in the Las Vegas Valley has a similar genetic makeup to a strain that caused the Disneyland outbreak, Southern Nevada’s chief medical officer told a legislative panel Friday.
The Southern Nevada Health District’s public health center in North Las Vegas is closed, the district announced in Friday.
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health are participating in a new clinical trial investigating whether treating older individuals with a new drug, solanezumab, can delay memory decline in those who might be at risk to develop Alzheimer’s disease.
With dozens of measles cases popping up in the United States, Americans are buzzing about vaccines once more — and some old fearful myths are resurfacing.
Roughly one in three people who took an online survey would prefer to risk an earlier death rather than take a pill every day to prevent heart disease.
In addition to a confirmed case of measles associated with Valley High School, another case of the respiratory disease has been confirmed in Southern Nevada, and four other suspected cases are being watched in the state, public health officials said Tuesday.
Vaccination, guns, celiac disease: The modern playdate comes with all sorts of landmines our parents may have never discussed.
A day care center at a Southern California high school has been closed and more than a dozen infants placed under three-week quarantine after a baby was diagnosed with measles, a school district official said on Monday.
Heart disease is the number one killer of American women. It kills more than breast cancer, stroke and car accidents … combined. That is a staggering statistic.
President Barack Obama is urging parents to get their children vaccinated in the face of a measles outbreak that has infected more than 100 people in the United States.
Dr. David Malitz, an ophthalmologist at the Southwest Eye Institute in Las Vegas, says there have always been urban legends about what affects the eye, such as reading small print or now from reading on a computer screen and watching television for hours upon end.
Why would a doctor order a colonoscopy just seven years after a previous one, when guidelines say every 10 years is fine? Because guidelines are just that, and what’s best for one patient isn’t necessary best for another.