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The health benefits of having a pet

I recently came across a card with a Golden Retriever looking into the horizon that read: “I don’t judge others. I don’t hate. I don’t discriminate. I don’t care about money. I don’t hold grudges. I DO know how to love unconditionally and that’s all I want in return. I’m a fur-ever friend.” It led me to think that whoever said that “it’s a dog-eat-dog world” never owned a dog.

Community clinic plans to add pediatric wing

The Community Outreach Medical Center, which provides assistance to uninsured people, is seeking to add a pediatric wing. In a nod to the ALS ice-bucket challenge, among the clinic’s fundraisers is “Toast and a $20,” in which donors offer a toast along with $20.

NY doctor tests positive for Ebola

An emergency room doctor who recently returned to the New York City after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, becoming the first case in the city and the fourth in the nation.

Nevada Ebola task force members named

Dr. Dale Carrison, chief of staff of University Medical Center, and Dr. Joseph Iser, chief medical officer of the Southern Nevada Health District, are the Las Vegas area members of a task force charged with planning for the possibility of a person with the Ebola virus coming to Nevada, state Department of Health and Human Services officials announced Wednesday.

The health benefits of olive oil

Spinach has been made famous by the rough-around-the-edges Popeye the Sailor Man. So much so, that we often forget about his counterpart “Olive Oyl.” Let’s take a moment to shine the spotlight back on olives. After all, behind every strong man, there is a great woman.