Terrified, Deanna Wise lay in a hospital bed and prayed. Her doctor, a specialist concerned with the care of the mother and fetus in high-risk pregnancies, had told her to get to St. Rose Dominican Hospital, Siena campus, immediately.
Henderson resident Sandy Runkle visited a new doctor recently and, understandably, missed a few signatures on the voluminous intake paperwork.
At least one person impersonating a health inspector is calling local restaurants, collecting personal information and claiming it is needed for an upcoming health inspection, according to the Southern Nevada Health District.
A Las Vegas doctor who has advocated medical marijuana therapy in the past has been charged with illegally distributing prescription drugs.
Federal and local prosecutors started out as partners in the massive criminal investigation of Dr. Dipak Desai and his role in the hepatitis C outbreak that disrupted the lives of tens of thousands of his former patients. But somewhere along the line that partnership failed.