The American Red Cross’ Missing Types blood donation campaign, which kicked off Tuesday in Henderson, asks what life would be like without the letters A, B and O, the main blood groups.
Doctors should offer a daily HIV prevention pill to healthy people who are at high risk of getting infected with the virus, a health care panel recommended.
Dozing off to late-night TV or sleeping with other lights on may mix up your metabolism and lead to weight gain and even obesity, provocative but preliminary U.S. research suggests.
A woman in her 50s suffered the more serious form of the illness, according to the health district.
States ravaged by painkiller overdose deaths began to rethink marijuana, leading several to legalize pot for medical use.
Other upcoming health-related events include Pop-Up Homeless Connect and a baby shower for new military moms.
Author Alex Berenson chose to give his latest book a provocative title, one that played off the 1936 film “Tell Your Children” — later known as “Reefer Madness.”
The new law builds on earlier legislation intended to reduce wait times at VA facilities by allowing veterans to see private doctors in their communities in some situations.
The fair will be held Monday and Tuesday at the North Las Vegas VA Medical Center, 6900 North Pecos Road, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Difficulties determining the intent of the deceased, a lack of trained medical examiners and possibly the stigma surrounding death at one’s own hand likely reduce the number of reported suicides.
The legislation provides for awareness training for families of at-risk individuals and increased suicide prevention efforts in public schools.
Other upcoming health-related events include a sensory-friendly performance by the Blue Man Group on June 9.
It can be difficult to think clearly or ask for help while suffering a stroke, but bystanders who recognize the symptoms can call for medical attention right away.
The North Las Vegas City Council unanimously approved an ordinance banning smoking of any kind in some areas of public parks.