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Las Vegas venture’s twist on yoga is gaining steam
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Steps away from the dinging slot machines, a serene silence fell over 200-some people sprawled out on yoga mats inside a Red Rock Resort nightclub ...
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South Dakota nurse embeds in colony life to transform care
Monday, August 17, 2015
A spaghetti dinner with people in prairie dress and a church service in German is all in a day's work for Kerri Lutjens. The 33-year-old nurse, who doesn't speak German, has spent the past few years gaining ...
The doctor is online
The doctor is online
Monday, August 17, 2015
Once a year, Bell Welch would pile his family of four into the car, drive four-plus hours west from Reno and spend the night in the Bay Area. It was the only way ...
Photo: Locally Produced Beers
From tipsy to smashed: How alcohol affects your body
Monday, August 17, 2015
5-MINUTE EXPERT:
You sip a martini, and it tastes great. So you sip it again. And again. You keep drinking and, soon enough, you’ve got a buzz. What’s happening inside your body?
Nevada marijuana entrepreneur makes cameo in California indictment
Nevada marijuana entrepreneur makes cameo in California indictment
Friday, August 14, 2015
The CEO of Nevada's largest medical marijuana operator had several interactions with a figure at the center of a growing corruption scandal in California's industry that led to ...
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‘A hospitality feel’: Designing the new Henderson Hospital
Friday, August 14, 2015
Months before construction crews moved dirt, a group of hospital employees toured the styrofoam landscape to test the design of the new facility — right down to the comfortableness of ...
Native Nevadan appointed to lead state health division
Friday, August 14, 2015
A longtime state employee has been appointed to lead the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health ...
Southern Hills Hospital names chief executive officer
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Southern Hills Hospital has named Adam Rudd — a hospital executive from South Carolina — as its chief executive officer, effective Sept. 7. Rudd comes to Las Vegas from ...
Hospitals hosting Valley Health System job fairs
Monday, August 10, 2015
The Valley Health System is hosting a series of job fairs this month ...
Report: Nevada spending on tobacco prevention falls short
Report: Nevada spending on tobacco prevention falls short
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Nevada only spends about 3 percent of what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends for anti-tobacco initiatives — among the least in the nation, according to a new report by ...
Learning the facts behind organic foods, gluten, pesticides and genetics can help you live a better life
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Knowing what's on your plate:
Chronic diseases are long-term medical conditions that often can be prevented; the top ones include heart disease, diabetes, cancer and obesity. There is no super food or fad diet to combat them — the key is eating well, getting moderate physical activity, maintaining a healthy weight and avoiding smoking.
How can you trust that the health information you’re getting is accurate?
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Sorting facts from fiction:
Is anyone really in a good position to be able to look at a story and know if it’s true or not?
Photo: John Cisna is pictured before and after his diet o
The skinny on smart choices when it comes to fast food
Thursday, August 6, 2015
My weight-loss journey began with a challenge to my science students: design an experiment to test whether an individual could become better off by eating nothing but McDonald’s for 90 days.
Photo: Working in his garden helps Las Vegan Leonard Rosa
The key to managing high blood sugar is to rethink your lifestyle
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Diet and diabetes:
Leonard Rosales knew something was wrong last year when he began noticing unusual symptoms. Constantly thirsty, he experienced sporadic episodes during which he simply felt “off.”
Photo: Executive Chef Paco poses at El Dorado Cantina, 30
The natural choice
Thursday, August 6, 2015
El Dorado Cantina combines the authentic and organic:
If you try to eat organically and avoid genetically modified ingredients, going to a restaurant can be tough. It’s one thing to buy organic at the grocery store, but that might not be as easy to do when dining out, leaving you with a tall glass of delicious water while your dining companion dives in to the rib-eye with béarnaise sauce.

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