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Latest Hepatitis C Trial Begins Today

Opening arguments are set to begin today in the latest civil trial involving the valley’s hepatitis C outbreak.

CBS Las Vegas–10/25/2011

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State Worried About Health Care Law Cost

The U.S. Census says about one-quarter of Nevada residents under 65-years-old had no health insurance coverage sometime during 2009. What worries state officials is the cost of implementing the new federal health coverage law.

CBS Las Vegas–10/24/2011

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Medical Marijuana Law Challenge Rolls On

A judge will hear arguments next month on whether Nevada’s medical marijuana laws are too vague.

CBS Las Vegas–10/11/2011

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City Helps With Prescription Costs

The city is now offering a free prescription discount cards for local residents.

CBS Las Vegas–10/05/2011


Big Losses Continue at UMC

University Medical Center is still awash in red ink.

CBS Las Vegas–09/21/2011

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More Red Ink Flowing at UMC

University Medical Center’s balance sheet is still in the red. The county-owned hospital has posted a nearly $88-million loss for the just-ended fiscal year.

CBS Las Vegas–09/07/2011

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UMC Settles Woman’s ER Claim

A woman who claimed University Medical Center’s emergency room workers didn’t treat her when she went into labor has won a settlement.

CBS Las Vegas–08/22/2011


Sandoval Praises Ruling on Federal Health Care Law

Gov. Brian Sandoval today praised a federal appeals court ruling that struck down the so-called “individual mandate” in federal health care legislation.



Kate Marshall Slams Mark Amodei On Medicare

Medicare is the focus of a new campaign ad in Nevada’s Sept. 13 special election to fill a vacant U.S. House seat.

NewsRadio 100.5 KXNT–08/06/2011