'Tick Explosion' May Be Coming This Summer, Expert WarnsThe director of the University of Rhode Island's tick-borne disease center warns that the U.S. is moving into the prime season for disease-carrying insects
Southern Nevada Patients Presenting Parkinson's FairRepresentatives from the Cleveland Clinic, Acadia Pharmaceuticals, Medtronic and Martie Vlcek from Rock Steady Boxing will be in attendance.
Health District Doing More Fogging Operations This WeekendThe Southern Nevada Health District's Vector Control Program continues to identify the mosquito known as Aedes aegypti. It's been seen in the 89032 ZIP code area. In response, the agency will do a secondary mosquito control operation during the early morning hours of Saturday, June 17.
Lyft Offers Free Rides For Cancer Patients In JuneNearly 14,000 people in Nevada are battling the deadly disease called cancer, so Lyft and The American Cancer Society are offering free rides through June for cancer patients.
Southern Nevada Introduces First Needle Vending MachineThis unique vending machine is designed to reduce the transmission of blood borne infections and their related health complications to people who share needs.
Public Asked To Help Eliminate Dangerous Green PoolsGreen pools are pools that have been neglected for so long that their water has turned green from algae and bacteria.
Study: Peak In Visits To Wikipedia Pages Could Predict Disease OutbreaksA peak in visits to Wikipedia pages could predict disease outbreaks, a new study finds.
New Technology Uses Breath To Detect Deadly DiseasesSomething as simple as your breath could be the most accurate diagnostic tool for everything from asthma to cancer.
Research: Bacteria Can Live On Airplane Surfaces For A Week+Before you take your next flight, you may want to take along a little extra hand sanitizer. New research shows bacteria can hang around on airplane surfaces for more than a week.
Studies Test How Early In Life To Peek Inside DNAFully mapping someone's genes to look for health risks is full of ethical challenges.
Nevada Mosquito Samples Positive For West Nile West Nile virus is turning up in more mosquitoes tested by the Nevada Department of Agriculture.
8 Guests Sue Strip Resort In Legionnaires Case Eight former hotel guests are suing a Las Vegas Strip resort and its builders, seeking $337 million in damages and alleging they were exposed to Legionnaires' disease during stays there earlier this year.