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Photo: Monica Husby, center, and other moms work out duri
11 tips for a healthy New Year
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Let us guess: You started off 2016 by heading to the gym and then to the produce section at the grocery store. No more couch-potato Sundays. No more greasy fast food ...
Photo: Stephanie Letourneau climbs at the Origin Climbing
Henderson ranks among best cities for active lifestyle
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Starting a diet and commencing a new gym regimen are as much New Year’s tradition as the ball dropping in Times Square. But certain cities make it easier ...
Hillary Clinton announces four-pronged autism initiative
Hillary Clinton announces four-pronged autism initiative
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Hillary Clinton, the Democratic frontrunner for president, today unveiled an autism initiative designed to diagnose children sooner, increase treatment options and better ...
Change in coverage blindsides those it has saved
Monday, January 4, 2016
Guest Column:
I recently joined the corps of the disillusioned and disenfranchised who suffer from burdensome, ever-increasing premiums in the wake of the Affordable Care Act. I am in need of life-saving health care and am the victim of a change in insurance coverage that occurred with too little advance notice to prepare for it ...
Reno eatery tied to E. coli outbreak closing Sunday
Saturday, January 2, 2016
A Reno cafe and grocery store that was tied to an E. coli outbreak is closing its doors.
Sultry dining spot pays homage to Paris; Planet Fitness pumped for new location
Sultry dining spot pays homage to Paris; Planet Fitness pumped for new location
Thursday, December 31, 2015
Openings & Closings:
A popular Chinese fine-dining chain makes its Las Vegas debut, and a new boba spot opens across the street from UNLV's main campus ...
Photo: Smoke from fireworks drifts over the Las Vegas Str
Fireworks smoke prompts air-quality advisory
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
When fireworks go up during the New Year’s Eve celebration early Friday morning, dust particles and smoke will come down. Clark County air officials ...
Clark County records season’s first flu death of child
Clark County records season’s first flu death of child
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
A child has died from the flu, marking the first pediatric flu-related death in Clark County for the 2015-2016 season, according to the Southern Nevada Health District. The child was younger than 5 years old, but ...
High tech: How software firms are benefiting from legalized marijuana industry
High tech: How software firms are benefiting from legalized marijuana industry
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Over the last decade, as nearly 25 states have authorized the use of marijuana in some form, several jurisdictions have imposed rules that require the substance be tracked from ...
Photo: Rebekah Rice, left, and Jean Giblette examine seed
Chinese medicinal herbs provide niche market for U.S. farmers
Monday, December 28, 2015
Expanding interest in traditional Chinese medicine in the United States is fostering a potentially lucrative new niche market for farmers who plant the varieties of herbs, flowers and trees sought by practitioners.
Switch, hospital association team up on initiative to improve health care
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Patients needing health care in Nevada’s rural counties will soon have an easier time interacting with their doctors online, thanks to an agreement announced today between the Nevada Hospital Association and data infrastructure company Switch to operate a new ...
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Ex-pharma CEO Shkreli: Fraud charges ‘baseless’
Saturday, December 19, 2015
Bad-boy ex-pharmaceutical company CEO Martin Shkreli (SHKREL'-ee) says fraud allegations against him are "baseless and without merit." Shkreli tweeted Saturday: "I am confident I will prevail." The …
Photo: Cars clog a main road during peak hour in Beijing
Beijing issues 2nd smog red alert of the month
Friday, December 18, 2015
China's capital Beijing issued its second smog red alert of the month, triggering vehicle restrictions and forcing schools to close.
Boston raises age for buying tobacco to 21
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Boston health officials voted Thursday to raise the minimum age for buying cigarettes and other tobacco products — including electronic cigarettes — from 18 to 21.
Deadline extended to sign up for health insurance
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
The federal government is granting consumers an additional 48 hours to enroll in health insurance plans that would start Jan. 1. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced ...

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