With some 300,000 visitors descending on Las Vegas for a new year’s weekend of revelry, overindulgence and possible mayhem, area hospitals are gearing up for a potential flood of ailments and injuries. They’ve also got blueprints in place for the worst case scenario.
Wait times for appointments at VA mental health clinics in the Las Vegas area were altered, according to a complaint in 2013, months before a national scandal erupted over similar practices at a VA hospital in Arizona.
The city of Las Vegas could reap major benefits from a tax on sugary beverages, including about $25.2 million in revenue, according to a report published Wednesday.
Hundreds of locals and tourists cleared their schedules Friday to celebrate the kickoff of the ski and snowboarding season Friday at Lee Canyon, a ski resort near Mount Charleston.
A new type of heart surgery that uses a tiny clip to mend leaking valves has arrived in Nevada.
It may not feel like it, but Nevadans who get their health insurance courtesy of the Affordable Care Act can consider themselves relatively lucky as 2017 comes into focus.
Experts from across the valley have taken a hard look at both the city and state’s mental health care situation and most agreed that, in order to fix things, it will take time, new professionals and lots of money.
Dr. Dale Carrison is 77 and still going strong. An admitted screw-up as a young man, he become a sheriff’s deputy and an FBI agent, then an auto parts salesman. A monster midlife crisis turned him into a doctor.
Clark County has recorded its first flu-related death of the season, that of a senior resident who was hospitalized before dying, the Southern Nevada Health District reported Wednesday morning.
The $10,000 grant from Nevada’s Department of Veterans Services will help pay for adaptive sports costs.