New virtual reality technology is proving to be a drug-free way to reduce the pain and anxiety of a trip to the dentist.
The mobile crisis team visits homeless enclaves far from the services provided at the so-called Corridor of Hope in downtown Las Vegas, pitching vaccination.
The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health was established by Las Vegas businessman Larry Ruvo to honor his late father, Louie, who died of Alzheimer’s disease.
The Immunization Action Coalition has added Henderson Hospital to its honor roll for the hospital’s high rate of administering hepatitis B vaccinations in newborns.
In other health-related news, mobile mammography program has appointments and Neon Museum has hot yoga in the Boneyard.
Families affected by Lewy body dementia shared stories of living with the disease during the International Lewy Body Dementia Conference at Caesars Palace.
The inaugural class in the Valley Health System program is comprised of 10 residents in the family medicine program and 16 in the general surgery program.
In the fall, the Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation plans to open a preschool for the blind and visually impaired, as well as their “sighted siblings,” in Henderson.
The handheld units can help diagnose traumatic bleeding during transport and also communicate patient information to waiting emergency room doctors.
Critics say the ban will make it harder for adults to purchase an alternative to regular cigarettes.
The Southern Nevada Health District will offer free HIV testing on Thursday, National HIV Testing Day.
Susan Schneider Williams, widow of Robin Williams, told doctors, researchers and family members attending the International Lewy Body Dementia Conference about the couple’s struggle with the neurological disease.
The details of what information will have to be disclosed and how it will be made available to patients must be worked out as part of writing the regulations.
E. coli bacteria were found in Brian Head Town’s water supply, and town officials are advising residents to drink bottled water or boil their water before use to prevent illness.
Clark County Parks and Recreation is the latest agency to partner with Comprehensive Cancer Centers to provide free SPF 30 sunscreen and skin safety tips to Southern Nevadans.