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Doctors break down 7 common types of heart conditions

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, with heart conditions affecting more and more people each year. For February, American Heart Month, here’s a look at seven types of heart problems.

Eat with an eye on your biological clock

Scientists now realize that circadian rhythms direct more than just when we sleep and when we wake up. They also signal the most natural times to eat and the best times not to eat.

Lake Mead trail outing geared toward adaptive hikers

Local nonprofit Trail Access Project invites adaptive hikers, along with their families and friends, to take part in an Oct. 29 outing on the Historic Railroad Trail.

When does back pain require a doctor’s care?

Nearly every movement you make involves your back in some manner. This constant movement and support mean that your back is susceptible to strain and stress.

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How to avoid a Medicare Part D late-enrollment penalty

Those past age 65 and leaving a creditable employer’s group coverage with a prescription drug plan, only have 63 days to enroll in Medicare Part D or a Medicare Advantage plan with prescription drug coverage.

Rash can be a red flag for breast cancer

Most women know that feeling a new lump in your breast is a reason to seek medical attention immediately. But a rash is also something to be mindful of.

New children’s museum exhibit explores health care careers

Inside the new space, children and their families are invited to learn while playing with a large replica Operation game, a hands-on doll nursery, a display that simulates X-ray scans, and more.

Ability Center gym hosting Fall Fitness Spectacular

The gym, which aims to empower and increase the natural abilities of people with physical, mental and developmental disabilities, invites the community to attend its Fall Fitness Spectacular.

Las Vegas hospital to host Walk From Obesity

The Oct. 22 event will bring together those directly affected by obesity, build public awareness of the seriousness of the disease, and raise funds for medical research and education.

Survey suggests little progress against US teen vaping

The data seems to show more high school students vaping, with 14 percent saying they had done so recently, compared with about 11 percent last year.

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