Centennial Hills Hospital is taking on entrenched rivals as it tries to land new patients among the industrial parks of North Las Vegas.
By JOAN PATTERSON
As soon as Michelle Taylor looked in the mirror, she knew something was wrong. She now viewed the world through two narrow slits, and the area beneath one of her eyes had turned blue.
The Summer Food Service Program serves about 4,000 meals a day to kids in Clark County. The appetite for chicken nuggets, meatloaf sandwiches and baby carrots is expected to grow even larger next summer when 76 year-round elementary schools will no longer be in session.
According to pop culture, what happens in Las Vegas is supposed to stay here. With regard to disease, what happens here can spread virtually everywhere.
District Judge Jackie Glass Thursday ordered Dr. Dipak Desai’s attorneys to gather his medical records and turn them over to the court in two weeks so that independent evaluations can be done to determine his competency to stand trial.
By KIMBERLEY MCGEE
A lawyer accused Dr. Dipak Desai of exaggerating his ill health to duck legal problems long before prosecutors raised the issue last month in his criminal case.
ATLANTA — Poverty is perhaps the most important factor in whether inner-city heterosexuals are infected with the AIDS virus, according to the first government study of its kind. The study, released Monday, suggests that HIV is epidemic in certain poverty-stricken urban neighborhoods.
No doubt about it, America’s kids are fat. In Southern Nevada, the problem of childhood obesity is even more serious, because our kids are even fatter than their counterparts across the country.