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Monday, Dec. 10, 2018
Las Vegas has the highest risk of suffering a shortage of doctors in obstetrics and gynecology, according to a 2018 workforce study by Doximity, the largest medical social network in the U.S. The study ranked Las Vegas No. 1 among ...
Friday, Nov. 9, 2018
Play is an inherent part of life. Puppies play. Cats play. Polar bears play. Lions, monkeys, birds, elephants, otters and people play. From the time a child is born and throughout adulthood, the power of play is crucial for healthy development.
Friday, Oct. 26, 2018
The measure has already passed twice in the Legislature and will become law if approved by voters in November, replacing the current victims’ rights guidelines in the Nevada Constitution with a more explicit list of rights.
Friday, Oct. 19, 2018
The anticipation of Halloween is almost as thrilling as an '80s horror film marathon. Adults deliberate over their costumes with childlike enthusiasm, teens trot to haunted houses for a scare and children plot their routes to maximize their candy bounty. If you’re looking to celebrate all things scary but ...
Friday, Oct. 12, 2018
When most adults reminisce about their school lunches, it’s usually memories of smashed PB&J sandwiches from a brown paper bag or school meals filled with mystery meats. But Peter Gilhooly, chef and father of a 7-year-old daughter, is challenging those notions with his team of more than 100 chefs.
Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018
After surviving testicular cancer, Frank DeBlasi founded the nonprofit, Ballsfest to provide children, young adults and families affected by cancer with uplifting experiences.
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Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018
UNLV will host a free lecture on the roles of lawyers during the #MeToo movement on Oct. 8, at 4 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018
Nevada placed last in the nonprofit organization Mental Health America’s 2017 annual rankings, indicating a high prevalence of mental illness and difficulties accessing care. In Nevada, 67.5 percent of adults with mental illness go untreated, according to the same report—the highest in the nation.
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018
The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents passed the Nevada Foster Care Fee Waiver unanimously during a Sept. 6 meeting.
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018
Clark County, Vegas Strong Resiliency Center, the Nevada Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and more community partners will host two free workshops dedicated to helping support children who were affected by the Oct. 1 shooting.