Mylan is bulking up programs that help patients pay for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment after weathering heated criticism about an average cost that has soared over the past decade.
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Sea Port Products Corp. bay scallops have been linked to an outbreak of hepatitis A in Hawaii
Affordable Care Act’s expansion of tax credits will help most policyholders keep monthly payments under $100, analysis shows
A federal in Washington, D.C., will review a motion for summary judgment in favor of the Las Vegas man who suffers chronic breathing problems that he says were caused by burning stealth coatings and bits in open pits at the base.
The White House on Wednesday sidestepped commenting directly on the large price increase for EpiPens, while Clinton called the price jump ‘outrageous.’
Southern-Nevada-based nonprofit Nathan Adelson Hospice is expected to acquire HealthCare Partners Nevada-owned Las Vegas Solari Hospice Care by early September.
Southern Nevada health officials on Tuesday confirmed the first case of West Nile virus in Clark County this year.
Lawmakers are demanding more information on why the price for lifesaving EpiPens has skyrocketed. A two-dose package cost less than $60 nine years ago. The cost is now closer to $400.
Nevada is one of three states affected by a recall of raw frozen scallops after an outbreak of Hepatitis A in Hawaii, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
The Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners has revoked the license of a physician accused of writing more than 600 fake prescriptions, providing more than 70,000 oxycodone pills for nonmedical purposes.
A University of Nevada, Reno, expert who played a key role in investigating a 2010 outbreak of cholera in Haiti that was later blamed on U.N. peacekeeping troops says the international organization needs to do more to ensure that it doesn’t contribute to the spread of infectious diseases.
One of the more recent, and more promising, breakthroughs in the anti-aging battle is a close relative of the humble vitamin niacin — the kind found in fortified cereals and other foods.
Southern Nevada district among many offering veterans quicker access to care that is also more convenient.
FirstMed Health and Wellness Center was on life support early this year, but new management team is now expanding its services for low-income and underserved patients.
U.S. health officials are warning pregnant women to avoid Miami Beach, where Florida officials say mosquitoes have spread the Zika virus to five people.
A local nonprofit is connecting with health care providers and patients to provide the latest news on technological advances in Parkinson’s disease research.
When children struggle with mental health, it can be difficult to notice. Sometimes, it’s shrugged off as normal teenage angst or behavioral battles, but other times, the internal war becomes a violent and physical combat sending children to the hospital. If parents and caretakers don’t see warning signs or shrug them off, school officials could be a student’s only safeguard.
UNLV researchers are working to develop sensors, small cameras and other imaging technology to analyze the content of people’s plates.
Nonprofit adds new location to serve low-income and underserved patients.
The U.S. government has shifted $34 million in funding to the National Institutes of Health and $47 million to the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority to work on Zika vaccines.
Dec. 30, 1999, seemed like any ordinary day to Lori Wright. She walked to work, got home, made dinner and went to bed. Around midnight, she woke up to use the restroom. Only Wright never made it back to her bed — she had a stroke.
Bullying, social anxiety and trauma: These are among the myriad problems that can plague the human mind. When human interaction seems like too much to bear, horses inside a northwest facility may be able to help.
Many parents would say that moodiness, depression and acting out are hallmarks of being a teenager, but there’s a line between normal adolescent behavior and mental health issues. and spotting the difference is often simply a matter of intensity.
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