While records show that misuse of a hospital code known as “internal disaster” by University Medical Center contributed to confusion after the Oct. 1 mass shooting, little has been done to prevent a recurrence of the episode.
At a Las Vegas workshop, experts want parents and other caregivers to talk with kids about the mass shooting to help them process their grief and work through any fear and anxiety they may be harboring nearing the anniversary.
Some who were injured in the mass shooting on the Strip haven’t paid a dime for their care, but for others mounting medical bills are a constant reminder of the financial impact that one terrible moment can inflict on a family.
October typically marks the start of flu season in Southern Nevada, though four cases already have been reported in Southern Nevada since Sept. 1, according to the health district’s chief medical officer.
An estimated 80,000 Americans died of flu and its complications last winter — the disease’s highest death toll in at least four decades.
Weight Watchers is trimming its name to just two letters: WW.
When Gina Glass, 31 and pregnant with her second child, walked into a routine prenatal appointment, sickle cell disease wasn’t on her mind.
Former Nevada National Security Site employee Ted Yanuzis sought help and found Nuclear Care Partners, which provides free in-home care to former atomic workers who developed illnesses after exposure to radiation and other toxic materials.
Food is Art event a benefit for local ALS chapter
Blake Muschong’s bulging bluish-gray eyes are easily distracted by a rainbow keychain of rings.