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UNLV’s Online Nursing Program Ranks At The Top

UNLV’s Nursing program ranked among the top 10 percent of online graduate degrees by U.S. News & World Report. The “Masters of Science in Nursing” program ranked 10th out of 130 surveyed online programs.


Nevada Health Link website  (photo: Tate South/KXNT/CBS Las Vegas)

Nevada Sees Medicaid Enrollment Jump

Caseloads were up 10,000 from September through December


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Henderson Delaying Medical Pot Applications

City will review legal implications of approving medical marijuana permits.


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UMC Chief Resigns Amid Changes

The chief of University Medical Center is stepping down to work for a rival firm.


File photo of a person administering a flu shot. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Three Flu-Related Deaths Reported In Clark County

The Southern Nevada Health District reports the flu has claimed the lives of the people in Southern Nevada.


File photo of a hospital hallway. (Photo by PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Mother Claims Flu Shot Killed Her Healthy Son

A mother claims that her 19-year-old son died from an adverse reaction to an influenza vaccination he received as part of a routine physical.


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Tuberculosis Case At Local High School

One student reportedly affected at Coronado High in Henderson


Nevada Health Link website  (photo: Tate South/KXNT/CBS Las Vegas)

Nevada Insurance Sign-Ups Slow

So far 513 Nevadans have purchased health coverage through the state’s health insurance exchange that went live Oct. 1.


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Family Blames Hospital For TB Deaths

Family members of a young mother who died of tuberculosis this summer say they blame a Las Vegas hospital for failing to diagnose her with the illness.