It’s a Catch-22. You work out to get healthy, but then you injure yourself in the process.
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Lazy Dog offers craveable comfort food in a trendy, suburban setting — Downtown Summerlin, where it sits at the northernmost end of the outdoor retail center.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
Jamillah Ali-Rahman , executive director of Friends of Parkinson’s, 2400 N. Tenaya Way, recently went on a trip to Washington, D.C., to attend a Parkinson’s panel in the White House Eisenhower Executive Office. The panel highlighted the importance of continuing Parkinson’s research and providing support programs for people with Parkinson’s.
Cheryl Hume gathers roses the way some kids collect Pokemon. She grows at least 1,000 plants on her half acre near Smoke Ranch Road and Decatur Boulevard. “I never met a rose I didn’t like,” she said.
The unusually mild winter has led to an early bloom in the valley, with flowers on display everywhere from traffic mediums and vacant lots to remote spots near Frenchman Mountain.
Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from April 16, 2015, View editions.
Las Vegas literary happenings this week include presentations by authors Morgan St. James, Branch Whitney and Jodi Thomas.
Las Vegas author Nachman Kataczinsky explores the possibilities of an alternative German history in the time travel, science fiction novel “The Shield.”
Angels Landing in Zion National Park, Utah, is a viewpoint atop a giant red sandstone monolith, offering one of the best panoramic views in the park, which is to say one of the best in the American West. The 5-mile round-trip hike to Angels Landing is famous among hikers throughout the world, mostly because it is one scary trail, especially in the last bone-chilling half-mile. If this hike is on your bucket list, it’s good to do it in spring, after the sun has melted any ice that might have made the path slick and before summer brings the year’s largest crowds to the park and hot temperatures.
When someone says that pain is all in your head, they’re partially right. New theories on pain and how the human body perceives it are changing how the medical industry treats people experiencing pain.
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My Pet Stockings banks on the love of animals to sell its products — Christmas-style stockings made in the shape of bones for dogs and fish for cats. The products can also be used as gift bags year-round.
Participants can join University Medical Center physicians during Walk with a Doc from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. April 16 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The free event features a nature walk and a health talk. Call 702-822-7700 or visit springspreserve.org.
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How much would you pay for the secrets behind the Mirage’s volcano eruption or an insider’s look at Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden & Dolphin Habitat? How much is a tour behind the scenes at the Adventuredome, the Bellagio’s fountain show or the Shark Reef worth? These and many other venues in town are set to invite the curious in free as part of the Las Vegas Science & Technology Festival, set for April 24 through May 2.
When people hear the words HIV or AIDS, many think of gay men. But HIV/AIDS knows no gender bias. Summerlin resident Nikki Ferraro, board president of Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN), knows that all too well. Her grandmother on her mother’s side, Barbara Farrell, is living with HIV.
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When school lets out for the summer, many parents opt for summer camps to help keep their children occupied and their minds challenged.
Education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
Twenty years in Florida, dining at some of the best Cuban restaurants in the state, and never did I have a tostone as good as the ones I had at Viva Las Arepas.