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Westcare for decades has been the go-to agency for fighting drug addition in Nevada. But it closed one clinic in northern Nevada. And it’s facing tough financial issues in the south.
Nevada's run its own portal before, but the results were not great. What will ensure improved performance with this attempt?
The flu, as many have experienced first-hand, has hit Nevada hard this year — and it's not over yet.
February is peak flu season.
Across the nation, female doctors make 26.5 percent less than male doctors.
With natural disasters, come health disasters.
Areas near Tonopah have suffered since the region's hospital closed two years ago.
The question about whether asbestos found in rocks in the Boulder City area has adverse health effects got closer to being answered.
Around 60 women and children in the valley who have HIV receive their medical care from a program in the School of Community Health Sciences at UNLV.
Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia. More than 5 million Americans have it, and that number is expected to possibly triple in the next few decades.
For the past three years, rates of infection have gone up in Clark County. National data suggest the same.
If you’ve been following the World Series, you may have noted a special appearance during game four.
Music is powerful.
It can make us laugh and cry, rejoice and regret. It can take us back in time. And it can heal.
For those reasons, it’s an ideal form of therapy.
Former Nevada Congresswoman Shelley Berkley says Nevada can't afford two public medical schools. And with UNLV's new school starting this year, UNR's school should be shut down.
Nevada has long struggled to help people with mental illnesses and the state, like many areas of the country, is struggling with the opioid crisis.
On Nevada Public Radio's "State of Nevada" we talk about shift work and sleep health.
Just as the Nevada legislative session ended a week and a half ago, one bill exploded into the national consciousness.
The mental health community is not jumping for joy at the 2017 legislative session, as many of their funding requests have been denied.
Efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act could signal big changes for Nevadans and their health coverage.
Addiction to heroin and prescribed painkillers remain a scourge in Nevada. Nevada has one of the highest death rates from opioid overdoses in the country.
Colorado has already addressed issues that Nevada faces, such as THC massage and public consumption.
The power of positive thinking has been around a long, long time.
The Congressional Budget Office came out with an Affordable
Las Vegas high school student Sona Dixit is the first place winner in the Las Vegas Brain Bee. Now, she's on her way to the U.S.A. Brain Bee Championship at the University of Maryland, Baltimore.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Activists and physicians describe a bleak scenario for reproductive health clinics in Nevada should Republicans in the federal government move forward with plans to cut funds for "family planning" services.
Nevadans legalized recreational adult use of marijuana in November. Now, state lawmakers are figuring out how to regulate it.