Calcium has benefits beyond bone health, but the body can handle only so much at a time and needs vitamin D to help absorb it efficiently.
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An ambitious initiative that comes amid nationwide protests over police killings of unarmed black men.
A city once wracked by drug violence has undergone massive social and economic transformation, and it’s now known in tourist circles for spectacular Christmas light displays that veil churches, buildings, parks and even the Medellin River with glittering cascades of color.
Tamales are a big part of Mexican cuisine on Christmas Eve. They’re becoming widely embraced as people of other cultures learn about these corn-husk-wrapped cornmeal pockets of goodness with meat, chicken or cheese tucked inside.
An unprecedented Vatican investigation of U.S. women’s religious orders that alarmed Roman Catholic sisters when the inquiry began years ago ended Tuesday with a report signaling a softer approach under Pope Francis.
The New York premiere of “The Interview,” a Sony Pictures comedy about the assassination of North Korean President Kim Jong-Un, has been canceled and a source said one theater chain had scrapped plans to show it.
T-Mobile will now let customers carry over their unused cellular-data allotments.
Disney’s “Frozen” was the only entertainment title to break into Google’s top 10 ranking of U.S. trending searches for the year, alongside the suicide of actor and comedian Robin Williams, the World Cup and the Ebola virus outbreak.
People were caught in the holiday rush to mail the packages on the final day the post office would guarantee delivery of standard post packages by Christmas.
There are some unusual museums across the nation, from a funeral museum to an attraction devoted to wet wipes, of all things. They’re all worth a stop, but probably shouldn’t be your only reason for buying a plane ticket.
Generosity and kindness not only allow us to contribute to the lives of others and find meaning in our own lives, but enhance our health, and even support living healthier, longer.
The Fremont Street Experience will celebrate the beginning of Hanukkah on Tuesday with this year’s edition of downtown Las Vegas’ Grand Menorah Lighting Ceremony.
A nation, a workplace, an ethnicity, a passion, an outsized personality. The people who comprise these things, who fawn or rail against them, are behind Merriam-Webster’s 2014 word of the year: culture.
Celebrations of marriage equality seem least likely to be found in a church, given the resistance much of Christianity has to the concept. But Christ Church Episcopal did just that Thursday evening, pointing to what it considers progress while acknowledging a long path ahead to greater acceptance in the Christian community.
On Sunday, December 14th, 100 local foster children who are separated from their siblings in the foster care system were reunited for one day of love and bonding and gift exchange at Circus Circus Adventure Dome.
The Sputum Bowl is the highlight of the AARC Congress 2014, the largest respiratory care meeting in the world. The competition pits more than 100 respiratory therapists and RT students against each other answering questions about sputum and all that goes with it, from anatomy to mechanical device breathing.
Everyone knows that with Las Vegas, it’s a dry heat. Turns out, it’s a dry cold, too. And all that dryness can wreak havoc with your skin. Here’s what to do.
The many distractions during the holiday season can be downright dangerous for children, whether it is a sharp-edged holiday ornament, a small part of a toy that can be swallowed or an ill-fitting car seat that fails to do its job.
Criminals stole personal information from tens of millions of Americans in data breaches this past year. Of those affected, one in three may become victims of identity theft, according to research firm Javelin.
The holidays are supposed to be filled with good cheer, but for some it can be tough to smile. On Nov. 20, the Southwest Medical Associates Lifestyle Center-West hosted a Holly Daze open house to discuss combating seasonal affective disorder, or what some refer to as a depressive state known as “the holiday blues.”
Scientists often test drugs in mice. Now some cancer patients are doing the same — with the hope of curing their own disease.
Outside the urban Las Vegas Valley, vast portions of Nevada invite exploration. Neighboring Lincoln County offers open space, scenic vistas, historic small towns, widely varied recreation and fascinating side roads into Nevada’s outback.
A two-tiered insurance system is emerging, but it’s not divided between high and low incomes. Rather, it’s this: Can your employer still get your coverage underwritten based on your good health? If so, you’ll probably enjoy lower premiums.