In the film “Hidden Figures,” which tells the story of three brilliant black female mathematicians who helped the U.S. win the space race, Dorothy Vaughan shows how to handle automation. Instead of surrendering to unemployment she learns new skills and goes into management.
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Dr. Alfred Bonati, a 76-year-old orthopedic surgeon from Florida who has patented his minimally invasive surgical techniques used in back procedures, has opened a second facility in Las Vegas.
Americans should stockpile food, water, medicine and other essentials of everyday life, according to Heather Murren, who recently was a member of a presidential commission on cybersecurity. The wife of Jim Murren, the chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International, Murren says the nation’s power grid is vulnerable to cyber attack.
Dr. Jeffrey Cummings, head of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, says patients and their loved ones, often asked about whether Prevagen can help with memory loss. He says the supplement, which has made tens of millions of dollars and is advertised night and day, has no effect on memory loss. He says the advertising is exploitive and takes advantage of desperate people.
Rumors of Dr. Nicholas Vogelzang’s retirement turn out to be untrue. He is beloved by his patients and their families for his caring treatment — which includes giving his personal contact information to them.
James Allman did every drug imaginable, and though he worked in construction, he needed more money than he made to pay for it. So he turned to robbery and burglary.
Jim Henry, a retired Air Force security policeman, has had two heart attacks and is doing all he can to prevent a third. He’s changed his diet, and taken up new hobbies, including model railroading.
Marty Byars stole cars to feed a meth habit. In prison he became part of a gang that wore hate-filled tattoos. Today, because a company, a nonprofit organization and a woman believed in him, he’s going straight.
The clients of embattled probate attorney Robert Graham may not get much help from a compensation fund designed to help clients who’ve been fleeced by their attorneys.
Henderson resident Douglas Cox has been a performer, an administrator and a motivational trainer — the man that President-elect Donald J. Trump used to motivate his employees to do their best. He now has a message for people 50-100: Remember that what you do is important every day of your life.
Janet Frasier Blumen could have remained a successful corporate attorney. Instead, she founded a nonprofit devoted to helping people develop skills that would make their families self sufficient.
Two years ago, Kaysee Nitta was enveloped in a 20-foot-tall wall of fire that burned 90 percent of her body. For months, she had pain so intense she needed to sing through it to cope.
Heather Murren, a former Wall Street financier who started the Nevada Cancer Institute, thinks compulsory national service would help young people develop a sense of purpose and bring the country together.
Joe Rosa credits hard work and hard play for his long life. After being hit by a car at age 95, doctors said he’d likely never walk again, but a fitness trainer got him back on his feet. He says good times and girlfriends keep him young.
Darren LaCroix, who teaches people how to use humor, says a major mistake is that people don’t know their audience.
Lysa Buonanno thought she had a bad back. What she had was lung cancer that spread to her bones. Modern medicine brought her back from Stage 4 cancer to none today. But no one knows how long that will last.
As he sat in the Pilot truck stop in North Las Vegas, trucker Jerry Jackson, a Texan, said President-elect Trump can easily save millions of jobs in the trucking industry by simply stopping the movement toward driverless trucks. He said working people need to be taken into consideration more than technology.
The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the nation’s highest civilian honor. Teachers have changed the country for the better for years and yet not one K-12 teacher has been honored with the medal.
Jeffrey Klein, CEO of Nevada Senior Services, says Las Vegas already needs more than the two nonprofit adult day-care facilities where baby boomers drop off older loved ones or are dropped off themselves.
With a growing giraffe at his Lion Habitat Ranch, Keith Evans needed to build a taller barn. He did. Now he’s working to get it insulated and wired for heat to ensure Ozzie the giraffe stays cozy and warm throughout the winter.
When Patti Novak’s marriage crumbled, she decided to be a matchmaker. Her kind of in your face advice — “Don’t eat with your mouth open” — has helped her become a TV star, a book author, and the holder of a lucrative career. She shows that unmitigated gall can make the American Dream possible.
Sam Kaufman,now the CEO of the new Henderson Hospital, said he originally went public with his weight loss surgery to help others gain the courage to take care of their weight problems. He now says that going public helped him as well, by putting a positive pressure on himself to succeed.
When Mason VanHouweling was in the Air Force Reserves — he was stationed in Afghanistan after 9/11 —, he fell in love with his future wife largely through emails and telephone calls. He credits her support for helping him turn around the financial affairs of UMC.
Lisa Harun is one of 8000 entrepreneurs in Las Vegas this week for a marijuana business convention. She believes she has made a watertight vaping device that allows one to inhale weed while showering.
The recent election has show a great class, cultural and racial divide. Some people say the draft should be restored because it helps Americans realize that we’re all human. Does it take the threat of war for Americans to understand this?