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Seniors take the softball field with laughs in Las Vegas

Don’t tell this slow pitch softball player he can’t run. Freddy “Fast Freddy” Mattos, at a spry 78 years young, couldn’t stand still before he took the field with his team Tuesday in Las Vegas in the World Masters Championship tournament.

Debunking the myths of pine needle mulch

Q: We have 14-year-old pine trees with large water berms under them for collecting water. The inside of these berms are full of pine needles that I hoped would help hold moisture but they do not deteriorate. Should they be left under the trees or be removed?

Nevada ranks 50th nationally in flu vaccinations

Nevada ranks last in the nation for flu vaccination rates, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Second baby from Summerlin hospital has tuberculosis

A second child born at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center during last year’s tuberculosis outbreak has tested positive for the respiratory disease, a lawyer said Thursday.

PHOTOS: Nurses rally together to highlight need for world care

Registered nurses with the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee marched together and rallied at Planet Hollywood casino-hotel in Las Vegas on Wednesday.

Think pink for National Breast Cancer Awareness month

Numerous activities and tie-ins are planned in observance of October as National Breast Cancer Awareness month, which is aimed at raising understanding and money for breast cancer research and treatment.

Desk cleaning leads to drive down memory lane

I was not looking forward to the task. Clearing out your desk is not a pleasant chore. It’s the fall version of spring cleaning.

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