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Newborn Screening Returns To Nevada

Updated: 08/12/2014 - $2,000,000 a year will stay in Nevada--now that newborn screening has returned to our state. The tests are done on Nevada babies before they leave the hospital to detect 46 disorders.

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Vegas Dad: Health Exchange Typo Costs $1M

Posted: 08/08/2014 - A Las Vegas father of five says a typo on the application on a family health plan bought through the Nevada's insurance exchange has him facing more than $1 million in medical bills.

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CPR App Linked to LA County Dispatch System

Posted: 08/07/2014 - The Los Angeles County Fire Department has linked its dispatch system to a smartphone app that will notify CPR-trained citizens when someone in a public place nearby is having a cardiac arrest.

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West Nile Detected in Washoe County

Updated: 08/07/2014 - The Washoe County Health District confirms mosquitos in a small pool of water in the Spanish Springs/Kiley Ranch area have tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV), the first positive identification of WNV in Washoe County in 2014.

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WHO: Ebola Death Toll Reaches 932

Posted: 08/06/2014 - The World Health Organization says the death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has risen to 932.

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Medical Marijuana Application Day

Posted: 08/05/2014 - Nevada started taking in applications for medical marijuana establishments in Carson City Tuesday.

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Seven More in Nigeria Show Ebola Symptoms

Posted: 08/05/2014 - Lagos state health commissioner Jide Idris says seven people have Ebola symptoms and are in quarantine after primary contact with the man who flew to Lagos and died of the disease last month.

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Free 'Back to School' Vaccine Clinics

Updated: 07/31/2014 - With the first day of school just about a week away, a lot of parents are scrambling to get everything ready. But before kids are sent off to school, there may be one very important thing parents need to add to their to-do list.

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Tuberculosis Patient Wanted By Police

Posted: 07/24/2014 - Prosecutors in Central California have obtained an arrest warrant for a tuberculosis patient who they say is contagious and has refused treatment, putting those around him at risk.

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San Jose Pot Clubs Fall Short on Petition Drive

Posted: 07/22/2014 - Medical marijuana advocates in San Jose have failed in its petition drive to let voters decide whether to overturn the city's tough restrictions on pot clubs.

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Hopkins to Pay $190M After Doc Filmed Exams

Posted: 07/21/2014 - A "rogue" gynecologist's secret use of tiny cameras to record hundreds of videos and photos of his patients' sex organs has led to a $190 million settlement with some 8,000 women and girls, lawyers said Monday.

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FDA Warns About Powdered Caffeine

Posted: 07/18/2014 - The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to avoid pure powdered pure caffeine sold on the Internet after the death of an Ohio teen.

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FedEx Charged With Assisting Illegal Pharmacies

Posted: 07/17/2014 - Federal authorities have charged FedEx Corp. with assisting illegal pharmacies by knowingly delivering dangerous drugs to customers without prescriptions.

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