The family of Michael Czaruk said the 36-year-old father and paramedic died of the flu on Sunday, though the Clark County coroner’s office is still investigating his death.
Family and friends are rallying around 22-year-old Ashleigh Cope, who became ill the Tuesday before Thanksgiving following an out-patient surgery at a Henderson clinic.
For the study, published in November, the physicians reviewed sonogram data from 450 pregnant women who self-reported daily marijuana use.
In recognition of World AIDS Day, the LGBTQ+ Center of Southern Nevada in partnership with the Southern Nevada Health District is offering free HIV testing on Saturday.
Black Friday has another claim to infamy, beyond the mad crush of shoppers hellbent on getting the best deals — injuries and emergency room visits.
All three of the fatal cases were in people 65 or older, according to the health district’s weekly flu report. At this time last season, there had been only one death reported.
An agreement with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services gives Montevista Hospital a year to “come back into compliance” with federal health and safety requirements.
Walgreens flu index uses prescriptions for antiviral medications such as Tamiflu, which are used to treat influenza, to track the spread of the virus around the nation.
Jacob Jimmerson, 25, who died in April, will be remembered through a “floragraph” bearing his likeness on the Donate Life Rose Parade float.
Health officials have confirmed the first two flu-related deaths in Nevada this season — one each in Clark and Washoe counties.