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Study: Junk Food Can Cause Laziness

According to a recent study, not only does eating too much junk food lead to obesity, it can also make you mentally slower or less...

Health Reform

Nevada & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

CBS Local Health News
A Nevada resident mistakenly received multiple Medicaid cards for himself and his son months after his information was automatically forwarded to state welfare services through the Nevada Health Link website – a mistake made worse because he never even completed enrollment. Getty Images-161115397

Man Receives Medicaid Cards Despite Never Completing Obamacare Enrollment

A Nevada resident mistakenly received multiple Medicaid cards for himself and his son months after his information was automatically forwarded to state welfare services through the Nevada Health Link website – a mistake made worse because he never even completed enrollment.

A Nevada resident mistakenly received multiple Medicaid cards for himself and his son months after his information was automatically forwarded to state welfare services through the Nevada Health Link website – a mistake made worse because he never even completed enrollment. Getty Images-161115397

Nevada Medicaid Rolls Up Sharply

Over half of new Medicaid recipients in Nevada have come on to the rolls under the Affordable Care Act

Just days after the deadline to enroll for insurance coverage through Nevada Health Link, the first class-action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of residents who say they signed up and paid their premiums – but were never given coverage.  (Credit: Thinkstock)

Lawsuit Filed Against Nevada Health Exchange

Just days after the deadline to enroll for insurance coverage through Nevada Health Link, the first class-action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of residents who say they signed up and paid their premiums – but were never given coverage.

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State Tackles Mental Health Problem

State officials believe they have a plan to deal with recent problems mental health patients are causing for local hospitals.

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The Biggest Pregnancy Myths Debunked by Expert Linda Geddes

Simon & Schuster author Linda Geddes explores and debunks common baby and pregnancy myths here.

A picture taken on June 9, 2011 in a pharmacy in France, shows a pack of Actos antidiabetic drug (Pioglitazone) from Takeda Japanese laboratory.

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Trail Begins For Diabetes Drug Maker

Two Las Vegas Valley women in their 80′s allege the maker, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, failed to highlight the risk of bladder cancer.

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Nevada Among Least Obese States

A new Gallup Well-Being poll takes a look at obesity rates in all 50 states.

WebMD Health News
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Tamiflu Shortage Again

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

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

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

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

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