With a new $11.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, UNLV wants to help the country move to a more data-driven approach to medicine.
From 2009 through 2016, the average price per private insurance claim rose 147 percent to $1,281, trailing only the costliest state of California, according to date compiled by the nonpartisan Health Care Cost Institute.
Los Angeles native Gerald Ward began his career at Barona Resort Casino near San Diego in 2006, and started culinary school at the same time.
Socks and shoes are among the things that could have blocked Jessica Lindley’s path toward college. For the 18-year-old Las Vegan, daily tasks such as putting on footwear require extra effort. Still, it could’ve been worse.
Memorial Day kicks off the unofficial summer season, but fun in the sun doesn’t come without its risks, say three local emergency room physicians who’ve seen their share of good times gone bad.
Mary Kay Duda, 75, hit a streak of bad luck when doctors found a large tumor growing on her pancreas. But she also got a few lucky breaks and beat the often deadly disease by undergoing a risky surgery called the “Whipple procedure.”
Tami Blinn is so allergic to wheat, all she has to do is reach into a flour bin with a scoop and presto: instant rash.
Author and Nevada Senior Citizen of the Year winner Nancy Nelson works to advance awareness of Alzheimers disease and offer hope to those living with it.