Who Has The Nation's Best Health Care? Study Reveals State RankingsThe non-profit health care advocacy group, The Commonwealth Fund, released a state-by-state scorecard on May 3 which looks at each state's ability to deliver medical care to its residents.
Commissioner Weekly And Students Biking To Promote Heart HealthCommissioner Lawrence Weekly will join local students and officials on a bike ride through historic West Las Vegas and downtown, to encourage residents to exercise more and live a heart healthy lifestyle.
NV Health Advocates Criticize Junk Insurance MoveActivist groups say President Trump's proposal to allow cheaper, low-benefit health care plans is just another attempt to upend Obamacare, and predict it will drive overall prices further up, not down.
Study Finds Drowsy Driving More Dangerous Than Initially ThoughtThe percentage of crashes involving drowsiness is nearly eight times higher than federal estimates, according to the AAA (Triple-A) Foundation for Traffic Safety.
Simple Test Can Save The Lives Of Thousands Of WomenAccording to the National Cancer Institute, cervical cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in women in their 20s and 30s, but health-care professionals say cervical cancer also is highly preventable.
U.S. Tourism During Trump Presidency Down $4.6 Billion, Report SaysTravel to the U.S. reportedly fell by four percent during the first half of 2017, resulting in an estimated $4.6 billion drop off in spending from tourists during that period.
Tipped Workers Could Lose Big Under Proposed RuleThe Department of Labor wants to rescind Obama-era rules that barred employers from seizing their workers' tips. Researchers at the Economic Policy Institute found that the change could cost tipped workers overall $5.8 billion dollars a year.
Vending Machines For The Homeless Coming To U.S. In 2018The unique invention is believed to be the first vending machine tailored specifically to the needs of the homeless.
Silver State Led The Nation In Job Growth In First Half Of 2017Nevada has regained the title of the fastest growing private sector in the United States, with the addition of 41,000 jobs relative to the first six months of 2016, a growth rate of 3.7 percent.
How Secure Is Your Hometown? Study Ranks America’s Safest CitiesThe list ranked 182 U.S. cities based on three main areas of concern; home and community safety, financial security, and the risk of a natural disaster.
Toddler Dies From Influenza, As Flu Activity Goes Up In Clark CountyThe death happened in a child in the 0-4 age group, and as of November 11, there were a total of 78 confirmed influenza cases reported to the Health District.
Health District Offers Programs To Combat DiabetesThe Southern Nevada Health District and its community partners offer education, self-management classes, and support for people with diabetes and their families as well as programs that can help people lower their risk of developing type 2 diabetes.