Posted: 03/25/2014 - $5,000,000 is at stake as a child abuse prevention program is set to expire.
Posted: 03/25/2014 - Air pollution kills about 7 million people worldwide every year, with more than half of the fatalities due to fumes from indoor stoves, according to a new report from the World Health Organization published Tuesday.
Posted: 03/25/2014 - The San Diego Zoo says an infant gorilla that was successfully treated for pneumonia after a cesarean section delivery is in her mother's arms for the first time.
Posted: 03/25/2014 - It's something you probably do everyday as part of your morning routine; hop in the shower and reach for the shampoo battle. But a rising trend has some people shunning the lather, rinse, and repeat process all in the hopes of healthier hair.
Posted: 03/24/2014 - The top United Nations envoy to Haiti says that country's cholera outbreak is still the worst in the world.
Posted: 03/24/2014 - Nearly 1,300 federally subsidized flood insurance policies in Nevada are set to feel the sting of flood insurance rate hikes, despite a rate relief law President Barack Obama signed Friday.
Posted: 03/24/2014 - A program in New York that teaches children about strokes includes having the kids imitate some of the telltale signs.
Posted: 03/21/2014 - Local chefs with the American Culinary Federation are teaming up with AACT culinary students to teach fourth graders about proper nutrition and food safety.
Updated: 03/20/2014 - The non-profit Access to Healthcare is hosting an open house event, sponsored by Saint Mary’s Health Plans, giving locals the opportunity to sign up for health insurance before the health exchange door closes.
Updated: 03/20/2014 - Anyone who attempted to sign up for health insurance with Nevada's failed insurance exchange will have another 60 days to complete the process.
Posted: 03/20/2014 - The Arkansas Supreme Court has thrown out a $1.2 billion judgment against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit challenging its marketing of the antipsychotic drug Risperdal.
Posted: 03/20/2014 - A state board could decide soon whether people stuck in the process of picking health coverage through Nevada's insurance exchange will be given additional time to complete their application.
Posted: 03/19/2014 - Nevada Medicaid enrollments under federal health care reform have surpassed initial projections and are on pace to reach 500,000 by summer.
Updated: 03/19/2014 - Report says Alzheimer's far more likely than breast cancer in women over 60.
Updated: 03/19/2014 - New research says sleep loss may cause brain damage.
Posted: 03/18/2014 - A board chaired by Gov. Brian Sandoval has approved a $1.5 million contract to hire Deloitte Consulting to assess Nevada's problem-plagued health insurance exchange built by Xerox.
Posted: 03/18/2014 - The Nevada Board of Prison Commissioners has adopted regulations restricting the use of restraints on pregnant inmates and allowing the new mothers to use a breast pump.
Posted: 03/18/2014 - A board chaired by Gov. Brian Sandoval will consider a $1.5 million contract to hire Deloitte Consulting to assess Nevada's problem-plagued health insurance exchange.
Updated: 03/17/2014 - Chocolate lovers might perk up at word that researchers will study the potential health benefits of the yummy treat, but it's not about eating candy bars.
Updated: 03/14/2014 - We have a follow-up to a story about prescription pain killers and how they are most likely to land in the hands of an addict; with the help of friends and family. Our story prompted one viewer to ask us some of the easier or more convenient ways to get rid of left over or expired prescriptions.
Posted: 03/14/2014 - Nevada's administrator of public health has approved regulations detailing how medical marijuana will be managed and regulated.
Posted: 03/14/2014 - Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit sold at Costco is being recalled because it may be contaminated with salmonella.