Climate change, peace in the Middle East and the national debt can seem like a piece of cake in comparison to getting our kids to eat healthy.
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Daylight saving time is Sunday, and losing sleep after clocks “spring forward” an hour could be more than just an annoyance. This small time shift can significantly raise the risk of health-related issues.
At 64 years old, Pastor Dan Winckler had never seen a rainbow. He had an idea of what he was supposed to see when he ran across pictures of the natural phenomenon, but his vision always fell short.
The Sunrise Health System opened a new Urgent Care Extra location Friday at Camino Al Norte and Ann Road, according to a release from the company.
Business Power Luncheon: Las Vegas Heals is partnering with the Las Vegas Metro Chamberof Commerce at the Business Power Luncheon, set from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 17 at Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas, 3960 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The deans from UNLV School of Medicine, Touro University Nevada and Roseman University of Health Sciences are set to give updates on their respective campuses and explain how the business community can engage with these economy-driving forces to positively impact the region. Registration closes March 14. Visit tinyurl.com/powerluncheonLV.
As the Las Vegas Valley’s death toll rises from heroin use, a Henderson resident is working to help people escape the drug’s grip.
A few splashes of red paint remind visitors that the new Southern Nevada Health District facility hasn’t completed its makeover yet.
A new breakthrough in cancer research could lead to a novel form of cancer treatment — one that is highly specialized for each patient.
When detected in its earliest stages, cervical cancer has a five-year survival rate of approximately 91 percent. With proper utilization of the HPV vaccine, the disease could practically disappear.
The Las Vegas City Council narrowly passed a resolution Wednesday supporting the addition of a designated trauma center at Centennial Hills Hospital Medical Center, drawing criticism from the company that operates the other applicant hospitals.
If you crave chocolate or Cheetos after a hectic day, it may be because you’re sleep-deprived, a new study suggests.
A health-care coalition representing about 275,000 Southern Nevadans reached an agreement Friday on a new contract with the operator of three valley hospitals, according to a joint press release issued Monday, about nine hours before a negotiation deadline.
A timeline of the spread and development of the Zika virus.
Parents often catch medical errors that their child’s doctor missed, according to a U.S. study that suggests families may be an untapped resource for improving hospital safety and preventing mistakes.
Julie McIntosh, a licensed practical nurse and the community education nurse from Compassionate Care Hospice, visited Sun City Summerlin's Desert Vista Community Center in mid-January to talk about managing stress.
When Jennifer Vivion was 17, she was injured in a car crash on her way from high school. The first to arrive on the scene was fire and rescue. A paramedic, the mother of a classmate, took the teen under her wing.
The two Humana Guidance Centers in Las Vegas are planning two open houses from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 8 and 1:45 to 4:45 p.m. March 9 at 1000 N. Green Valley Parkway, Suite 720, and 8885 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 140, respectively.
Every step that Cynthia Ganey runs is another step toward her latest goal. As the owner of Jus Run LLC, she is the founder of Moms Rock, a walk/run event that has taken place on Mother's Day for the past six years
When the Affordable Care Act was signed into law in 2010, its objective was to make health care insurance affordable for everyone.
When Lauren LaRay Collins is finished with her homework for Tartan Elementary School, the North Las Vegas 8-year-old works on her own special project: crafting wigs for kids undergoing cancer treatment.
France has detected its first sexually transmitted case of Zika in a woman whose partner had traveled to Brazil, the epicenter of an outbreak of the virus, a senior health official said on Saturday.
Surgeons in Cleveland have performed the first uterus transplant in the United States, an Ohio medical center said on Thursday.
Many people are not aware of the benefits included in their health insurance plans, especially in the light of federal health care reform.