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More Flu Deaths Reported

Nine people have died from the flu in Southern Nevada this season.


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Sixth Flu Death Reported In Southern Nevada

Health District still urging vaccinations as peak of season approaches


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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.


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59 People Test Positive For Tuberculosis After Outbreak At Neonatal Unit

Las Vegas public health officials say dozens of people linked to a tuberculosis outbreak at a neonatal unit have tested positive for the disease.


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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.


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Heat Safety Key For Seniors, Kids

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