At this year's Las Vegas Rock n' Roll Marathon, some runners complained of bad-tasting water and became severely ill during and after the event. The Rock n' Roll marathon's Facebook page has since exploded with complaints about the race.
The Aria Hotel and Casino recently sent letters to its guests, telling them they may have been exposed to the bacteria causing Legionnaires disease between June 21-July 4. Six former Aria guests reported being diagnosed with Legionnaires disease. So what is Legionnaires? How did it get into Aria's water system? And why is the hotel sending out warning letters now, when the CDC notified Southern Nevada health officials of the potential problem back in 2010? A Southern Nevada Health District expert joins us with some answers.
The Southern Nevada Health District started an ad campaign that claims smoking a hookah for one hour is equivalent to smoking 100 cigarettes. Are hookahs dangerous? And what do hookah lounge owners have to say about this? The health district and a hookah lounge operator weigh in.