Joe Rosa of Las Vegas celebrated his 103rd birthday at 24 Hour Fitness in Summerlin Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. After a hit-and-run crash, Rosa’s medical team told him he would never walk again. Rosa credits physical therapy and a personal trainer at the club for his return to health.
If you’ve ever wondered what happens to toilet waste after it leaves your bathroom, the answer lies in Lake Mead.
MountainView Hospital’s new simulation center, which includes a breathing, blinking, sweating dummy named Harold, will help medical residents learn basic operations and procedures before they begin working on the living.
An Arizona company is expanding the scope of its recall of raw beef that could be contaminated with salmonella, federal officials said Tuesday.
Bicycles, treadmills and weightlifing machines are lined up in rows in a small fitness center in downtown Las Vegas.
Dr. Ivan Goldsmith, who owned TrimCare in Las Vegas, admitted violating federal dietary guidelines by prescribing himself appetite suppressants in a settlement approved by the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners.
On Saturday — the 30th commemoration of World AIDS Day — University Medical Center in Las Vegas will adopt CDC guidelines and begin testing all patients for HIV, not just those deemed most at risk of contracting the disease.
Legislators bemoaned the gaps in Nevada’s health care system, but didn’t present specific plans for a fix at a panel discussion in Las Vegas on Friday.
After hitting all-time low of 4.7 percent in 2016, the rate of uninsured children nationwide ticked back up for the first time in a decade in 2017 to 5 percent, a report by Georgetown University shows. Nevada’s rate climbed to 8 percent.
Suicides and drug overdoses pushed up U.S. deaths last year, and drove a continuing decline in how long Americans are expected to live.