We've seen tens of thousands of ads and possibly heard millions of words about the 2012 election. But many policies remain undiscussed. Neither candidate, for example, has talked about climate change policy. We have to just assume that their picks for the Supreme Court would be just like the people up there now. And most fact-checking agencies have found big holes in plans for deficit reduction. What do you think has been missing from this campaign? What were the issues you wanted to hear more about from the candidates?
The United States Supreme Court has finally made its judgment on the constitutionality of Affordable Care Act. So what happens now? How do the uninsured get insurance? Will the Health Exchange work? So will the individual mandate - the requirement to buy health insurance - be so unpopular that Republicans will be able to repeal it? What does it mean for Nevada? How will it shape health care in Clark County?
This week has been a feast of constitutional arguments - the taxing power and the commerce clause. But forget the Supreme Court. We want to look at how the health care reforms are taking place on the ground. What difference are they making? What will change? What should you look for as an employee with health insurance and a patient with a primary care physician?
Various health treatment options are available for consumers whether it is over the counter drugs or natural cures like herbal supplements. Some prefer natural medicines and herbal treatments to modern medicines.
So it's an epidemic already but in a state which perfected the art of all-you-can-eat and the all-day buffet, what would you expect? So apart from the occasional overindulging, why are we getting fatter? Not enough exercise? Too much food? Too much snacking? We'll ask some people who have struggled with obesity and with health officials who are trying to help the rest of us get a handle on the problem..
In a recent report, Nevada ranked 51st in America - dead last - when it came to child health care. Where are we failing kids? How many are uninsured? How can we improve? Do you have a story about your child's health care situation?
What is going on with the Southern Nevada hospital system? Nurses reported leaving or transferring jobs because of poor staffing. Why did the Las Vegas Sun find more injuries than those that were actually reported? Sun reporter Marshall Allen joins medical experts and patients still suffering from their injuries to talk about hospital care in Nevada.
What happens when a surgery goes wrong? Las Vegas Sun reporter Marshall Allen takes us inside the hospital horror stories.
Who is at fault: the doctor? The hospital? Or are mistakes inevitable when it comes to life-and-death medicine? Have you had a bad experience under the knife? Whose fault was it? And where should surgeons focus on improvement?
The health care bill is now law. So what's next for patients and providers in Nevada? Journalist T.R. Reid and UNLV Professor Chris Cochrane answer your questions. Call 258-3552 during the program or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.