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Clinical Simulation Center uses high-tech manikins to train medical students

Behind the doors of an unremarkable building in an older part of town, there is a woman who has given birth more than 1,000 times, a man who regularly fakes post-traumatic stress disorder and a storage room with stacks of babies. It’s just another day at the office for the staff of the Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas.

Back-to-school immunization clinics planned through August

As Aug. 25, the first day of school, draws closer, parents are reminded that children must have their inoculations up to date. Nevada law requires that all students be fully immunized before entering school.

Regents hear plan to launch UNLV med school

The state’s Board of Regents’ health sciences committee is hashing out the details of what it will take to fund a medical school for UNLV.

Workshop to promote healthy living for parents, preschoolers

Most people can remember being forced to sit at the table as children until all the food was gone from their plate. As adults, some may still dread eating certain foods because of the experience.

Nonprofit turns lens on lack of vision care for students

They squint at the blackboard and hold books close to their faces. When teachers see children who have obvious vision issues, they refer them to the school nurse, who usually suggests seeing an optometrist to get glasses. But what if the family has no funds for such an expense? Enter Eye Care 4 Kids, which works to get children from low-income families vision care.

Tuberculosis testing underway at Liberty High School

Clark County School District and Southern Nevada Health District officials hope to wrap up a first round of tuberculosis testing at Liberty High School on Tuesday.