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According to a 2013 survey by the Pew Research Center, 72% of internet users have looked online for health...
CARSON CITY, NV – Governor Brian Sandoval today announced he had accepted the Graduate Medical Education (GME) Task Force...
A fellowship program being developed at Touro University Nevada aims to put a dent in the doctor shortage locally while also providing more skillful care to Southern Nevada’s senior population. The school’s geriatrics fellowship program will fill a critical gap as the only such program in Southern Nevada when... Read more
Well Care Clinic Aims To Help Defragment Services Offered As Part Of Mental Health Care
Michael’s downward spiral started five years ago after he lost his job. “I was really depressed. I had really bad anxiety issues,” said Michael, who withheld his last name. “I tried hurting myself quite a few times.” Michael said he is amazed at how far he has come since... Read more
Mobile Clinic Offering Free Brain Scans For Las Vegas Locals
A mobile clinic parked in Las Vegas this week is offering locals a chance to undergo free brain scans and help researchers better understand the brain. The Brain Tumor Foundation’s mobile clinic, parked in an empty lot aside the Peppermill Restaurant & Fireside Lounge at 2985 Las Vegas Blvd.... Read more
Union Village To Add Senior Living Community
A Texas-based development, construction and property management company entered into an agreement in early April to construct a senior living village at Union Village in Henderson. Franklin Cos., specializing in senior and multifamily residential properties, signed an agreement with Union Village LLC to construct a $60 million, 400,000-square-foot senior... Read more
Las Vegas Medical Tourism Poised For Continued Growth
In the United States, Las Vegas is one destination that has been creating a solid base for future development as a medical destination. “Providing medical care is a serious business,” Cheryl Smith, specialty markets manager for the Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority (LVCVA), told TMR. “It requires a responsible approach,... Read more
Universal Health Services Buying Minority Stakes In Southern Nevada Hospitals
Universal Health Services Inc., a subsidiary of which owns the Valley Health System, has announced that it will buy a third party’s minority ownership interests in its six Southern Nevada hospitals for $445 million. The King of Prussia, Pennsylvania-based company announced in a statement Monday it would make the... Read more
Family Planning Services Now Offered At Health District’s New Headquarters
The Southern Nevada Health District has added family planning to the list of services offered at its new headquarters. A family planning clinic, formerly located at the health district’s Shadow Lane campus, officially opened this week at the district’s 280 S. Decatur Blvd. location, near Meadows Lane. The clinic,... Read more
Aspiring UFC Fighter Participating In Brain Health Study
When 30-year-old nurse Lynn Alvarez isn’t caring for her patients, she’s devoting time to a second career in mixed martial arts. “I definitely fell in love with the training aspect and pushing yourself physically,” said Alvarez, who participated in kajukenbo, a martial art, and later kickboxing before transitioning to... Read more
Congressman Introduces A Bill To Save Rural Hospitals
Rep. Cresent Hardy said Friday he introduced a bipartisan bill to help save rural hospitals such as the one in Tonopah that closed in August, leaving area residents hours away from emergency medical facilities. Had the additional help provided by his new bill been in place, an aide said, Hardy believes... Read more
Boxing, Football Legends Hail Las Vegas Brain Research
Former football star Herschel Walker and former heavyweight champion Larry Holmes say they are all too aware of the toll that blows to the head can take on an athlete’s brain. In remarks Tuesday during a Capitol Hill news conference on brain research, Holmes introduced himself by recounting his... Read more