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40 Percent Of Doctors, Nurses Go To Work With The Flu, Survey FindsAccording to a survey of nearly 2,000 healthcare professionals, over 40 percent who say they've worked while sick actually had the flu as they met patients.
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Southern Nevada Health District Offering Flu ShotsThe Health District encourages everyone 6-months and older to get flu vaccinations. Some health care practices and pharmacies in the Las Vegas Valley are already offering flu vaccines to patients or patrons.
EPA Cuts Harmful To Nevada Air QualityThe Environmental Defense Fund is worried that the quality of Nevada's air and water would diminish, that's if President Trump's proposed 30 percent cut to the E-P-A's budget is approved.
Helping Hands Of Vegas Valley Feeding Hungry SeniorsFor $20, you can feed a senior for a month through the Helping Hands Food Pantry, which is a partner agency of, and purchases food from Three Square Food Bank.
Health District Participates In Overdose Awareness DayA free Overdose Prevention Training will be held and an overdose prevention kit with two doses of naloxone, an opioid antagonist, will be provided to the first 60 people who attend the training.
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August Is National Immunization Awareness MonthNational Immunization Awareness Month was created to highlight the importance of vaccination for people of all age groups.
Doctor Gets 10 Years In Prison For Oxycodone DistributionFollowing a 10-week jury trial, on March 23, 2017, 93-year old Dr. Henri Wetselaar was found guilty of conspiracy to distribute controlled substances (oxycodone); distribution of controlled substances; money laundering; and structuring of money transactions.