Animal rights group puts up money for identification of “dangerous person” responsible for the deaths of about 50 domesticated rabbits outside a state mental health facility in Las Vegas.
Jessie Bekker covered health for the Las Vegas Review-Journal from June 2017 to April 2019. A Milwaukee, Wisconsin native, she graduated from the University of Minnesota.
Jeremy Renbarger, 26, went into cardiac arrest twice and doctors said he would likely spend the rest of his days in a vegetative state. Two weeks later, he walked out of the hospital.
Overall opioid-related overdose deaths have decreased slightly in Nevada since 2010, but data presented Thursday show that heroin and synthetic opioids, including fentanyl, are responsible for a sharply higher share of the deaths.
The complaint, filed in Washoe County District Court on Wednesday, alleges that the manufacturers and distributors of the anti-psychotic medication Abilify failed to warn patients and doctors of the side effects.
Nearly 30 Nevadans gathered Saturday at the Asian Community Development Council offices to get their campaigning questions answered from industry veterans.
Examinations of three of the roughly 50 rabbits found dead in mid-February outside a state mental health facility in Las Vegas show the animals suffered cracked ribs due to blunt-force trauma in addition to possibly being poisoned.
The herb, used both as a stimulant and for pain relief, is the likely source of a salmonella outbreak in 20 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday.
Two strains of the canine influenza have now been detected in Northern Nevada, and local veterinarians say they are likely to spread here soon. A vaccination could spare your pup the worst symptoms.
Two days after the state released a statement warning of the public health risks associated with the wild rabbits, about 50 were found dead.
The three-year program, operated in partnership with the UNLV School of Medicine, will accept six new students annually.
Nearly nine weeks after Ben Mays had his thumb ripped off at the World Series of Team Roping, the reattached digit is healing well, plastic surgeon Dr. Richard Baynosa said Tuesday.
The Washoe County Medical Society presented its Clark County counterpart with the community service award at its 112th Inaugural Dinner Saturday in Reno.
Katrina Hannah, 23, shot in the back in the Strip mass shooting, returns to the city from her home in California and is reunited with the Las Vegas man who carried her to safety.