Here’s a heaping helping of yuletide irony: Among the foods most often blamed for causing heartburn is peppermint. That’s right: If your Christmas traditions include downing a shot or two of Maalox to quell the fire in your belly, that innocent little candy cane just might be the culprit.
There are times when University Medical Center nurse Robin Parks wants to leave her patient’s room and howl in frustration.
“Some families just can’t handle the stigma of someone close to them having HIV, but pneumonia’s OK,” Parks says.
Stretching is one of the hardest things I do in my workouts. I don’t have the limber gene so I have to work on simple things to maintain my own flexibility. If I neglect proper stretching, my muscles tighten and stay sore longer.
WASHINGTON — A surge in young nurses may ease forecasts of coming shortages as their baby-boomer co-workers retire.
Federal land managers have agreed to postpone a precedent-setting plan to castrate hundreds of wild stallions in eastern Nevada pending a federal court’s review of the issue.
Many homeless and low-income people enjoyed a Christmas Day dinner on Sunday at Catholic Charities in Las Vegas. More than 150 volunteers served the meals.