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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

(photo courtesy: University Medical Center)

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

(photo courtesy: University Medical Center)

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.

FM News 100.5 KXNT–08/06/2011


West Nile Virus Found In 3 Nevada Ponds

Nevada health officials are urging residents to protect themselves from bug bites after mosquitoes in two ponds in Clark County and another in Lyon County tested positive for West Nile Virus.



Court OK’s Testimony in Hepatitis Case

Drug companies will be able to present different theories on how hepatitis C was spread at Southern Nevada

CBS Las Vegas–07/29/2011

(photo: State of Nevada)

Lawmakers Working To Finalize Health Cuts

Lawmakers are working through Saturday to try to finalize budget cuts for hospitals and counseling services for the mentally ill. Members of an Assembly panel concerned about the impact on some of Nevada’s most vulnerable citizens […]



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