A round-up of health events around the Las Vegas Valley.
Opinions differ on whether the half ton of weapons-grade plutonium secretly shipped by the U.S. government to the Nevada National Security Site could impact residents’ health and the environment.
In an interview, Jan Jones Blackhurst spoke to the Review-Journal about treatment on the campaign trail, why she chose to publicize her diagnosis at the time and her thoughts on Goodman’s “bravery.”
As long as Nevadans and visitors are immunized against the disease, it’s unlikely a current outbreak in Washington state could take hold in the Silver State, according to the Southern Nevada Health District.
Dwayne Murray, whose wife LaQuinta, died in Centennial Hills Hospital in 2013, says he hopes his five-year legal battle leads to fixes in a “flawed” system that enabled doctors to give her excessive doses of an anti-inflammatory drug.
Your genes may hold clues to your optimal diet plan. That’s what UNLV researcher Martin Schiller advocates with his new business, Food Genes and Me.
Nevada Health Centers’ Mammovan offers mobile mammography services in all areas of the state.
Just like any full-service emergency room, Elite Medical Center treats a range of urgent medical problems, from headaches to heart attacks. But unlike the other ERs in Southern Nevada, you’ll generally pay more for your care.
Centennial Hills Hospital must pay a Las Vegas man and his daughter nearly $43 million in damages after a jury ruled that the hospital and its staff breached standards of care by administering a drug that killed the man’s wife.