Hospitals throughout the valley will continue to temporarily close their emergency rooms to ambulances as officials form a plan to handle the growing number of mentally ill patients who occupy beds meant for those with acute medical conditions.
Hospital emergency rooms throughout the valley are closing their doors to ambulances because the mentally ill are now occupying available beds at a rate higher than in 2004, when the problem prompted then Gov. Kenny Guinn to declare a state of emergency.
The Southern Nevada Health District said a total of 14 people from Coronado High School tested positive for tuberculosis after an exposure at the Henderson campus in November.
Reflexologists in Clark County will soon be more closely regulated, with restrictions on the hours of operation and training requirements, county commissioners decided Tuesday.
Looking for a basic intro to eliminating meat from your diet? You’ll find it in “The Smart Girl’s Guide to Going Vegetarian,” but there’s a lot of repetition to slog through to get it. That’s not to say that I didn’t like this book – because I did. It’s got humor, nutritional information, tips, and encouragement inside it, as well as argument-busters and a good section on eating disorders.