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Tuberculosis Case At Local High School

One student reportedly affected at Coronado High in Henderson


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Electronic Cigarette Bans Increasing

Electronic cigarettes are becoming popular among smokers, but a growing number of Las Vegas locations are banning the devices.



Health Officials Urge Tuberculosis Testing For 140 Babies At Las Vegas Hospital

Health officials urged tuberculosis testing for hundreds of babies, family members and staff who were at a Las Vegas neonatal intensive care unit this past summer, saying they want to take extra precautions after the death of a mother and her twin babies and the infection of more than 26 people.


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Health District Investigates Tuberculosis Exposure

Parents, whose children were patients at Summerlin Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit this past summer, are urged to get their kids tested for tuberculosis.



Boards Approves New Chief Health Officerr

Board members of the Southern Nevada Health District thought the future was now.


A thermometer in the sun on the sidewalk indicates a temperature of 120 degrees Fahrenheit. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Heat Safety Key For Seniors, Kids

Protecting you and your family from heat-related illness will be a top priority for the foreseeable future


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Firefly Re-Opens

Firefly is re-opening its doors after an outbreak of salmonella.



Rabid Bats Found in Clark County

Two bats have tested positive for rabies in Clark County this year. The Southern Nevada Health District is warning that any human contact with bats should be followed up with a medical assessment.

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No Source Found In Salmonella Outbreak

The Southern Nevada Health District has yet to find the source of the salmonella outbreak at the Firefly restaurant.


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Firefly Salmonella Cases Hit 200

There are now 200 cases of salmonella stemming from the outbreak at the Firefly restaurant.