When it comes to watching one’s waistline, the holidays can sabotage the best of intentions.
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Shannon Osborne began conversing with her son, Elijah, when he was still crawling. That was 15 years ago. Now, she teaches other parents how to communicate with their child through sign language in Wee Can Sign classes on the campus of Summerlin Hospital.
From the Rose Regatta Dragon Boat Race & Festival to the Big Shots Breast Cancer Fundraiser, Henderson-area residents find ways to have fun while raising funds to fight breast cancer.
McCarran International Airport is not on the list of five U.S. airports where the government plans to begin taking the temperatures of travelers from West Africa as part of a stepped-up response to the Ebola epidemic.
From 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on the fourth Monday of every month, the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health offers a free, interactive Art in the Afternoon program for anyone living with memory loss.
Questions about travel with an emphasis on any recent visit to West Africa have increased in priority in Southern Nevada emergency rooms because of concerns about the Ebola virus.
The parents of the first baby born to a woman who had a womb transplant say they hope they can be an inspiration to others struggling with infertility.
The seasonal flu is knocking at our doors. And if history repeats itself, it will bring misery and take no prisoners. Here are some helpful tips to better understand the seasonal flu and steps we can take so we do not open the door to the flu.
Fitness is a way of life for Fitness In Motion owners Rachael Schein and LeAnna Marchese. They combined forces to open the new workout facility in Summerlin.
Evelyn Delacruz, who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2003, talks about how deep brain stimulation surgery helped her symptoms.
Blues guitarist B.B. King has canceled the remaining eight performances of his current tour after being diagnosed with dehydration and exhaustion.
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
Facebook Inc already knows who your friends are and the kind of things that grab your attention. Soon, it could also know the state of your health.
A passion for Liberia and the plight of its people drove Ashoka Mukpo to work there, first to aid relief efforts and then as a photojournalist to tell its story.
An American cameraman helping to cover the Ebola outbreak in Liberia for NBC News has tested positive for the virus and will be flown back to the United States for treatment.
A Rhode Island child hospitalized with Enterovirus D68 has died of a bacterial infection, in what state public health officials described on Wednesday as an unusual and dangerous combination.
Advancements in medicine can make it seem as though early detection of breast cancer is no longer so vital. But it is, and to help remind women to get an annual diagnostic exam, a Mammos & Mimosas event is planned for Oct. 11 at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center.
Did you know that sticks and stones may break our bones, but not brushing or flossing our teeth may harm our hearts? Although this is a slight deviation from the original saying, they are nonetheless wise words that we should take to heart.
U.S. health officials said on Tuesday the first patient infected with the deadly Ebola virus had been diagnosed in the country, in a new sign of how the outbreak ravaging West Africa can spread globally.
Kids who receive several rounds of antibiotics before age two may be at an increased risk of being overweight by age five, suggests a new study.
There are resources available to help people on their journey to good health, including using dietitians.
Head lice are a year-around problem. However, many parents do associate lice outbreaks with school. Here’s some advice on how to deal with this health nuisance.
No matter how much you think you understand health insurance, someone will always throw you a scenario you didn’t expect. That’s the case with John McGrail of Las Vegas.