Clark County has mirrored the decline of the nation’s homicide rate in the past decade, with a rate only slightly above the national average.
Last year in Clark County, drugs and alcohol factored into over half of all fatal traffic crashes.
Prescription drug abuse has changed how we die, as well as the questions that must be asked when someone dies without apparent trauma.
Procrastination and nail-biting won’t kill you but smoking, excessive drinking and overeating absolutely can.
Of the 40 million annual visitors to Las Vegas about 1,100 of them don’t make it home alive. But when what happens here means dying, the grins fade to black.
Las Vegans put their loved ones to rest in unique ways, such as shooting their ashes into outer space or making keepsakes from their remains.
Suicide kills more than car crashes and homicides combined — nearly 400 people last year alone.
A few years Linda Flatt’s son died, and she started a support group for fellow “survivors” of suicide only to learn survivors are at heightened risk to kill themselves.
Health care professionals work to help people live healthier, not just longer. Exercise and nutrition, two cornerstones of health and longevity, are dividends for Lake and Henry, not the goal.
There’s no place like the kitchen table to come face-to-face with your own mortality.
People in Clark County and nationwide are living longer — and often healthier — while battling once fatal chronic diseases.
Hospice care providers work to dispel the idea many people have that hospices are about giving up, doing nothing.
Famous quotes on death