Two bills before the Nevada Legislature are aimed at helping children with autism, by increasing funding and coordinating information about state-run programs.
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.
A Las Vegas investigator with the state Board of Medical Examiners received a $45,000 settlement from the board after alleging that her boss sexually harassed her.
Legislators in Carson City heard an introduction on a bill Monday that would provide children covered under Medicaid with one year of uninterrupted coverage from the date of their enrollment in the case that they become ineligible — for example, through an increase in a parent’s income.
The analysis released this week by the Kaiser Family Foundation paints a more detailed picture of those those who either struggle to make their premium payments or simply go without health insurance.
Two bills introduced in a Senate health committee meeting Wednesday in the Legislature would protect health care benefits in Nevada.
UNLV announced Monday it has renamed its School of Community Health Sciences as the School of Public Health.
Melania Trump called on the community to educate children about the risks of opioid use at a Las Vegas town hall event Tuesday.
Pharmacy benefit managers — businesses that act as middlemen between drug manufacturers and pharmacies — wouldn’t be able to bar pharmacists from telling consumers about lower-cost drugs if a new bill passes.
The S.M.A.R.T program — for Subscription Medical Ambulance Response and Transport— would let residents pay $59 a year for an individual or $99 for a family of up to six as a substitute for a copay on up to two ambulance rides.
Nightingale College said in a Monday news release that classes will begin May 6 for a 32-month, pre-licensure nursing program and a yearlong online, post-licensure program designed for those already working as registered nurses.
A bill before the Nevada Legislature would require licensing for community-based living arrangements, the group homes which came under fire last year for housing the mentally ill in filthy conditions.
The Valley Health System will welcome 26 new resident physicians in general surgery and family medicine in July as the Las Vegas-based hospital chain aims to make its mark in graduate medical education.
Nevadans will no longer have to wait one year after being tattooed to donate blood.
Brandon Cox Sanford has been HIV-positive since birth. He was diagnosed at age 2, after he and his mother, who passed the virus to him, became ill.
UNLV’s School of Medicine will begin a national search this summer for a new dean after founding dean Barbara Atkinson announced Thursday that she intends to transition from her leadership role at the school.