Clark County commissioners Wednesday chose 11 people with diverse backgrounds for an advisory board they hope will make University Medical Center become more efficient and evolve into a teaching hospital.
There are certain health conditions that women are more predisposed to than men, among those diseases are breast cancer, cervical cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis and a wide array of health conditions — but what a lot of women don’t know is that biologically, their vision health is also more at risk than a man’s.
Sandy Waide’s grandson was having a difficult time in preschool. He ignored his teacher’s instructions and refused to sit still. One morning he took a fish out of the classroom aquarium. That ended up being his last day there.
Joseph Enriquez turns 21 years old in November, but he isn’t aware of the approaching milestone.
The president of the Nevada State Medical Association, concerned that the lives of hospitalized patients are needlessly put at risk on a daily basis, wants the American Medical Association to encourage new federal directives that would make it far less possible for patients to receive the wrong medication or fluids through look-alike tubes.
By SHARON CHAYRA
By KRISTI EATON
Hooked up to tubes and monitors, tiny babies who lack the body fat to maintain their body temperatures lie in hospital incubators that keep them warm.