In 1988, at age 26, Foley was diagnosed as HIV-positive. Today, he says he’s lucky to be alive and will gather with family and friends to celebrate that simple fact.
People with rare cancers have been out of luck — not only do most lack good treatments but drug companies also don’t pursue them because of small potential sales.
Online registration begins at 9 a.m. Tuesday for the city of Las Vegas’ 2019 summer camp and pool programs.
It’s almost ozone season in Southern Nevada. The Clark County Department of Air Quality has announced its season-long ozone advisory will be in effect from Monday through Sept. 30.
The Southern Nevada Health District tested 187 students or employees at Durango High School after a person at the school was diagnosed with active tuberculosis in early March but got no positive results for the disease.
Government medical advisers said Monday it’s too soon to ban a type of breast implant that has recently been linked to a rare form of cancer, saying more information is needed to understand the problem.
Three vending machines in Las Vegas are now providing the opioid overdose reversal drug Narcan for free.
“Fit to a T,” a workshop on prevention and care for osteoporosis, joint and bone health, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road.
Most states now have legal medical marijuana, and 10 of them, including California, allow anyone 21 or older to use pot recreationally.
A bill that would have required insurance companies to pay for out-of-network care for Nevadans living more than 25 miles from an in-network provider was gutted Wednesday after the sponsor described it as unworkable as written.
About one-fifth of Clark County residents face severe housing problems, including high costs and overcrowding, that adversely impact their health, according to an annual report published Tuesday.
Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health will hold its Spring into Health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, with services including a blood drive, mammograms, vision and hearing screenings, representation from care facilities, veteran and legal resources, entertainment, a raffle and more.
Senate Bill 259, which was introduced on Monday, would allow doctors licensed in other jurisdictions to practice in Nevada under a provisional six-month license while the medical licensing boards consider their applications.
The patient, whose immunization status was unknown, visited Las Vegas from March 9-11 and could have come in contact with others at the Treasure Island casino and Desert Springs Hospital, the health district said in a news release.