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Patient dumping suit against Rawson-Neal dismissed

A federal judge has declined to reconsider a lawsuit alleging that officials at Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital in Las Vegas violated a patient’s civil rights by giving him a bus ticket to California upon discharge.

Summerlin hospital files defamation suit stemming from TB outbreak

Summerlin Hospital Medical Center filed a defamation lawsuit Thursday against Las Vegas attorney Robert Cottle in connection with comments he made last month at a news conference, a law firm representing the hospital announced

Dr. Oz scolded at hearing on weight loss scams

Under pressure from Congress, celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz on Tuesday offered to help “drain the swamp” of unscrupulous marketers using his name to peddle so-called miracle pills and cure-alls to millions of Americans desperate to lose weight.

Lawyer: Actos not ‘snake oil’ for diabetes

Actos has been used for years to reduce blood-sugar levels in patients suffering from Type 2 diabetes, a lawyer for the drug’s manufacturer said Tuesday. It was the second and final day of closing arguments in a Las Vegas trial that began three months ago against Japanese company Takeda Pharmaceuticals.

Satanic inmate sues Reno jail for religious meals, including ice cream

A Nevada inmate who says he practices Satanism is accusing county jailers of violating his constitutional rights by denying him meals consistent with the strict diet of his pagan religion, including ice cream.

State’s high court delays marijuana advice for lawyers

Members of the Nevada Supreme Court on Tuesday asked for more time before deciding on a request from the State Bar to provide legal protections for lawyers who advise clients on medical marijuana issues.

Las Vegas remembers the Holocaust

“Never Again,” agreed the audience, nodding assertively to the words of Rabbi Felipe Goodman.

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