Medic West Ambulances paraded a giant heart down the Las Vegas Strip to the Luxor hotel/casino Friday morning. The 13 foot-tall heart weighing 600 pounds is on display at the hotel to promote heart awareness. The heart was on display at Bodies The Exhibition in New York, but Hurricane Sandy forced the closure.
Local health officials are warning of an acute hepatitis A outbreak in Clark County. There have been 37 cases of the infection reported during the first five months of the year.
A jury has awarded nearly $1.8 million to a Las Vegas man who lived for a decade without knowing that a 57-inch metal wire ran through his body after a surgical error.
Other health-related events include Lewy Body Dementia conference registration, hot yoga in the Boneyard schedule.
Preschoolers on government food aid have grown a little less pudgy, a U.S. study found, offering fresh evidence that previous signs of declining obesity rates weren’t a fluke.
The lawsuit names more than 40 defendants, including several prescription drug makers as well as distributors such as CVS, Walgreens and Walmart.
Nevada ranked 47th worst in the nation, while New Hampshire fared best for child well-being, according to the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s annual Kids Count data project.
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.