Posted: 3:19 PM - The Food and Drug Administration says it has approved a nerve-stimulating headband as the first medical device to prevent migraine headaches.
Posted: 2:17 PM - Latest enrollment numbers show Nevada's health insurance exchange is still 30,000 shy of meeting revised targets by the end of the month.
Posted: 11:36 AM - A Japanese government-funded research laboratory has announced that it is considering retracting a research paper describing a simple way of turning ordinary cells from mice into stem cells.
Posted: 8:17 AM - Nevada's health officials are warning hospitals of shortages of commonly used intravenous fluids.
Posted: 03/10/2014 - The Obama administration says it's pulling the plug on proposed changes to the Medicare prescription program that ran into strong opposition on Capitol Hill.
Posted: 03/07/2014 - The board overseeing Nevada's health insurance exchange is recommending another contractor be retained to assess the state's problem-plagued online market system.
Posted: 03/05/2014 - The House has voted for a one-year delay in the penalty that people would have to pay if they fail to sign up for health insurance.
Updated: 03/05/2014 - In the 40 days between Fat Tuesday and Easter, many people give up consuming unhealthy foods, like sugar, processed food, and alcohol. But eating healthy doesn't have to be difficult, especially in Nevada.
Updated: 02/27/2014 - A board overseeing Nevada's beleaguered health insurance exchange is tapping the ranks of state government to assist Xerox in getting the online market site on track.
Posted: 02/27/2014 - Employees, patients and visitors who say a Las Vegas hospital's negligence exposed them to tuberculosis over the summer are moving forward with their lawsuit.
Posted: 02/27/2014 - Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer is asking the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to initiate a formal investigation into what has caused polio-like paralysis in about 20 children in California over the past 18 months.
Posted: 02/27/2014 - Those "Nutrition Facts" labels on nearly every food package in grocery stores are getting a new look.
Posted: 02/26/2014 - The European Parliament has voted in favor of tough new anti-smoking rules governing the multibillion-dollar tobacco market including the introduction of mandatory picture and text health warnings covering about two-thirds of cigarette packs.
Posted: 02/26/2014 - Several U.S. senators are co-sponsoring a bill that would curb electronic cigarette marketing while the fast-growing industry awaits federal regulation.
Posted: 02/26/2014 - There's another sign that childhood obesity may be on the decline nationwide.
Updated: 02/25/2014 - Older people between the ages of 55 and 64 are taking advantage of the nation's new health insurance system. But for the entire system to work out financially, another group has to sign up, and make up the largest slice of the pie. They are known as the “Young Invincibles.”
Posted: 02/25/2014 - A Canadian anesthesiologist convicted of sexually assaulting 21 sedated women during surgeries has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.