A well-done fake scare will cause the body to react in the same way as it would during an encounter with an actual, real-life scary thing.
The Clark County cases are part of what federal and local health authorities describe as an outbreak of serious health disease linked to e-cigarettes.
The 11th annual Rose Regatta Dragon Boat Festival is being held Saturday and Sunday at Lake Las Vegas. All of the money raised through team sponsorships and corporate donations stays in Southern Nevada and goes to Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican’s R.E.D. Rose Program.
Ethiopia Hailemicael was diagnosed with breast cancer in August 2010. After treatment, The cancer appeared to be in remission. However, in 2013, a PET scan revealed tumors in her lungs and liver. The breast cancer had returned and was consistent with stage 4 disease.
“There’s not anything done in burn care that we can’t do right here today,” Dr. Jay Coates, medical director of the hospital’s Comprehensive Burn and Reconstructive Center, said Wednesday.
Open enrollment on the Nevada Health Link exchange runs from Nov. 1 through Dec. 15. In the meantime, consumers are encouraged to “window shop” the varied plans on the exchange.
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman describes her cancer treatment since her diagnosis in January including her fears, family support and a serious infection.
Two major fundraising events are taking place this month on opposite ends of the valley in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The 11th annual Rose Regatta Dragon Boat Festival is scheduled for Oct. 12 and 13 at Lake Las Vegas. The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer takes place Oct. 27, starting at Red Rock Resort.
The manufacturers of drugs to treat diabetes may face millions in fines from the state of Nevada for failing to comply with a 2017 law.
Dr. Joe Iser, chief health officer of the Southern Nevada Health District, on Thursday announced his retirement from the district.
With the severity of his heart condition unknown, it’s too soon to say when — or even if — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders might return to the campaign trail.
The flu vaccine is available at the Southern Nevada Health District’s immunization clinics as well as community clinics and pharmacies throughout the Las Vegas Valley.
University Medical Center will host on Oct. 1 a memorial Stop the Bleed class, providing training from hospital staff on skills needed to stop life-threatening bleeding in an emergency.
The change would be “disastrous” for Southern Nevada, dramatically lengthening wait times for patients, said Dr. John Ham, medical director at UMC’s Center for Transplantation.
The Southern Nevada Health District wants new or higher fees for inspections, but businesses say the plan would eat into their thin bottom lines.