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House Gives Initial Approval To Bill Preventing Heroin Overdoses

PHOENIX (CBS Phoenix/AP) — The House has given initial approval to a bill that would authorize first responders to administer a...

Health Reform

Nevada & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Utah Gives Initial Approval To Medical Marijuana

A panel of Utah lawmakers gave initial approval Thursday to a proposal that would allow residents of the conservative state who have chronic and debilitating diseases to consume edible medical marijuana products.

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Utah Lawmaker To Unveil Right-To-Die Legislation

A Utah lawmaker is working on legislation this year that would allow terminally ill people to end their lives.

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House Panel Blocks State Funds For Federal Health Care Law

PHOENIX (AP) — A Republican-dominated House committee approved four bills Wednesday designed to block state spending on federal acts, regulations and executive orders, including President Barack Obama’s health care law. Backers said the bills help […]

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The Story Of Sharing America’s Marrow

Sam Kimura, her sister and her best friend are on a mission to help people around the country in need of life saving blood marrow. See how these three young women are going about making a real difference.

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Case Of Measles At Las Vegas Restaurant Linked To Infant

State health officials say an infected infant spread the disease to an adult worker at Emeril’s New Orleans Fish House at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino.

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No Measles In Washoe County; Spanish Springs Case Negative

Washoe County Health District officials say they now have ruled out the possibility that a student at Spanish Springs elementary school student has measles.

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Nevada Measles Update

The state’s chief medical officer briefs legislators

WebMD Health News

Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.


DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.


What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?


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