Heat-related fatalities have jumped since 2010, increasing more than fivefold. Many were homeless, Clark County data showed and meth use contributed to deaths in 2021.
A majority of the patients requiring hospitalization are 70 or older, and the number of people being admitted to the ICU for care or who require mechanical ventilation remain near all-time lows.
Nevada received a $3.8 million grant to fund a pilot program that will allow law enforcement officers to virtually call behavioral health specialists as they respond to mental health calls in rural parts of the state.
Under the governor’s order, no Nevada agency can use resources to assist outside authorities in investigating people for receiving or providing abortions in the state.
Abortions up to 24 weeks of pregnancy are enshrined in Nevada state law through a process that would be difficult to undo.
Gov. Steve Sisolak, Planned Parenthood and other abortion-rights advocates held a news conference in Las Vegas following the Supreme Court’s ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Mark Cuban, the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks and “Shark Tank” star, has a new online pharmacy that could make your prescription medications more affordable.
The action is part of a sweeping effort by the Food and Drug Administration to bring scientific scrutiny to the multibillion-dollar vaping industry.
Clark County reported fewer hospitalizations from COVID-19 this week as vaccines began rolling out for children 6 months to 5 years old in Southern Nevada on Wednesday.
A Republican state senator wants Nevada to audit all COVID spending, saying a company with faulty virus tests was allowed to operate because of ties to Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak.
The case was first reported by the Southern Nevada Health District in a man in his 20s who recently had traveled within in the U.S.
Starting Wednesday, the Southern Nevada Health District will begin offering the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to children from 6 months to 5 years of age.
For decades, it was accepted wisdom in the casino industry that eliminating smoking would automatically lead to revenue declines and customer losses. But a new report says that may no longer be the case.
A new program to protect employees from heat exposure and illness begins, as heat complaints increase and Southern Nevada experiences extreme temperatures.
The U.S. outbreak of monkeypox has touched Clark County, with a presumptive positive case reported in a local man who recently traveled within the country, officials said Wednesday.