- As bone-marrow donor, Las Vegas woman answers call to save a life
- Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019
- About five years ago, Las Vegan Tiffany Gordon decided to become a bone-marrow donor. Her decision to volunteer her DNA to a bone-marrow registry to help those battling blood cancers like leukemia or lymphoma, was inspired by ...
- Identifying the remains of the unknown
- Friday, Feb. 15, 2019
- In the U.S., there’s 4,400 unidentified bodies recovered and logged annually, according to National Missing and Unidentified Persons System. Of those, 1,000 stay nameless after a year and small counties near the border account for a large portion of those.
- Eve Ensler's "Vagina Monolgues" makes a V-Day appearance at The Space
- Monday, Feb. 11, 2019
- The Vagina Monologues hasn't been performed in Vegas in two years ... and we need it now more than ever.
- How to help those suffering from PTSD
- Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019
- During a traumatic event, it’s normal to feel stress and fear. It’s often what saves our lives and is the body’s natural fight-or-flight mechanism, helping us defend against or avoid danger. But if elements of that fight-or-flight reaction continue after the traumatic event, or if you’re replaying it on a loop after months have passed, it could signal the presence of post-traumatic stress disorder and a need for treatment.
- How to find the right therapist for you
- Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019
- About a fifth of U.S. adults struggle with mental illness, but only 41 percent of that group received services in the past year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
- Beating burnout: How everyone can benefit from balance in their life
- Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019
- First and foremost, self-care isn’t a one-size-fits-all deal. It’s the reflection of what makes you—regardless of your generation—feel better and recharged after a rough day, week, month or decade. Below are some tips and tricks to help you figure out what refills your cup.
- Event improves access to school for students with learning differences
- Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019
- New Horizons transformed their view of what education could look like. The private, nonprofit school helps accommodate students' unique needs with education plans designed to overcome their individual struggles. However, the cost of attending ...
- Commission releases data to highlight the state of minorities in Nevada
- Friday, Jan. 25, 2019
- Infant mortality rates are nearly double for African-Americans in Nevada compared with other ethnicities in the state. One-third of Native American children are part of families that live below the federal poverty level. One-fifth of Hispanics in the state are without health insurance. A quarter of Pacific Islanders are homeowners, compared with 65 percent of whites.
- Medic who assisted victims during Oct. 1 shooting still helping others
- Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019
- The slow and easy night turned into tragedy, one that forever changed the lives of so many people in our city. For Monterrosa, Oct. 1 helped cement his desire to pursue medicine ...
- Shore up your financial literacy
- Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019
- Two-thirds of Americans can't pass a basic financial literacy test, according to a study of 80,000 people by FINRA Investor Education Foundation. That means the majority do not have the knowledge needed to make smart financial decisions, potentially costing them thousands of dollars over a lifetime in missed investment opportunities, debt, poor saving habits and more.
Camalot Todd, a graduate of the UNLV Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies, covers nonprofits, social justice, diversity and demographics. She started at the company in 2016 as an intern, collecting data for election coverage. In her free time, she likes to bake gluten-free goodies, and rescue bunnies.
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