Health officials are warning the public of raw oysters linked to the shigella illness. One of the five reported cases linked to the contaminated oysters originated out of Nevada.
Other health-related events include a natural health and wellness event on June 1-2.
Experts on suicide have compiled guidelines on what you should do if you or a friend or loved one are having thoughts of suicide and where to turn for help.
While overall pollen levels have been about normal, the wet winter created a bumper crop of ragweed that is still spreading misery after blooming later than usual.
The two victims were older than 65 and died of the flu between April 28 and May 4, according to the Southern Nevada Health District.
Other health-related events include a new caregiver group and a free food distribution.
The Healthy Start program targeted at-risk communities in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, providing support before and during pregnancy and up to two years after childbirth.
The change addresses concerns over less strict standards with so-called microhospitals.
The Nevada Legislature has passed a law writing federal protections on pre-existing health conditions into state law, sending the bill to the governor for his signature.
The toll so far this flu season, which lasts from October to the end of May compares with 64 deaths that had been reported at this point last year, authorities say.
Billing itself as “the largest community-based population health study in the world,” the Healthy Nevada Project research project already has enrolled more than 35,000 volunteers since it launched in Washoe County in late 2016.
To kick off Mental Health Awareness Month, held in May, health professionals from a variety of disciplines are hosting an open discussion for residents.
Anthony Brasich, 71, is the first patient in the world to participate in Phase I clinical trials of an experimental drug called ARV-110.
Do you wash raw chicken before cooking it? According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, you should avoid this practice as it can spread germs.
Looking for a way to keep your teen busy this summer? Planet Fitness may have a solution for you — free gym time.