Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center has selected a new CEO, Jeremy Bradshaw, formerly chief operating officer of the 293-bed acute care facility.
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An explosion of reported early syphilis cases in Clark County since 2012 has been deemed an outbreak by the Southern Nevada Health District.
The head of the World Health Organization warned Wednesday that the Zika outbreak would likely worsen before nations besieged by the mosquito-borne virus linked to thousands of birth defects in Brazil see relief.
The human papillomavirus vaccine was first recommended for adolescent girls in the United States in 2006. Since that time, the prevalence of the cancer-causing virus has been dropping among young women, according to a new study.
Hospital Corporation of America, the operator of Sunrise Health System hospitals, said Tuesday that it made an offer last week to settle contract negotiations with a health care coalition representing more than 275,000 Southern Nevadans.
The White House said on Monday it needs the U.S. Congress to deliver emergency funding to address the Zika virus, and said redirecting some money set aside for Ebola-related projects would not be enough given the scope of the outbreak.
Keeping our heart healthy is something we all need to take to heart. During February's American Heart Month, awareness is raised about heart disease – and for a great reason – your heart is vitally responsible for just about everything that gives your body life..
The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health is seeking participants with mild Alzheimer's disease to test a drug that has been shown to stop the progression of symptoms in some volunteers.
Health coach Julie Usdavin's new classroom isn't what you would call a normal learning environment.
Make that black coffee order a double. Upping your coffee intake may help reduce your chances of developing alcohol-related cirrhosis, according to a review done by the journal Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics of multiple existing studies.
Nevada's health insurance exchange disputes a federal report claiming it misallocated funds for creating its program and recommending it consider refunding $893,000 to the Centers Medicare and Medicaid Services.
A steady stream of pickets marched along the sidewalk Thursday evening in front of Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, drawing honks while shouting "Sunrise sucks."
On the frontline of Brazil's fight against Zika, Vandson Holanda sends Roman Catholic volunteers into the poorest areas of this city, showing residents how to protect themselves against mosquitoes that carry the virus linked to birth defects.
If you expect to pay more for health care in 2016, you’re in the majority. According to our poll responses, 43 percent of Americans expect to pay more for health insurance this year.
Don't let the coughing, sneezing and fevers fool you. This year's flu season in Clark County has been mild so far.
Long gone are the days of keg stands and Solo cups filled with beer for the exuberant millennial generation.
The healthcare industry is constantly making new breakthroughs and reporting important facts on studies. And today, our neighbors, moms or friends may weigh in with what they think or something they read online. When we are bombarded with so many mixed messages, it is hard to know what to believe these days.
The Zika virus may be particularly adept at entrenching itself in parts of the body that are shielded from the immune system, making it harder to fight off and possibly lengthening the timeframe in which it can be transmitted, top U.S. experts said on Friday.
When you're choosing a cereal for your kids, dietitians say, you should always be mindful of one word: sugar.
A minister in the Philippines has urged women to delay pregnancy until more is known about the mosquito-borne Zika virus raging in Latin America, even though the Asian country's only reported case of Zika was four years ago.
A contract dispute between a major hospital operator and a health care coalition in Southern Nevada could affect more than 275,000 people.
Two more cases of norovirus were confirmed in people who visited a Buffalo Wild Wings Inc restaurant in Kansas, but the source of the illness could not be identified, a spokeswoman for the state health department's county office said.
The UNLV School of Medicine is one step closer to recruiting its first class of students.