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Saturday, April 13, 2019
Tucked into a suburban west Las Vegas strip mall is a small family-owned shop. Its shelves brim with treasured European treats, such as strong Turkish coffee, Bosnian cookies, German chocolates, hard-to-find Greek wines and breads baked in-house.
Saturday, March 30, 2019
The Trust for Public Land recently released a survey that ranks the top dog park cities based on the number of parks per human, and it’s clear the Valley loves dogs.
Friday, Feb. 15, 2019
In the U.S., there’s 4,400 unidentified bodies recovered and logged annually, according to National Missing and Unidentified Persons System. Of those, 1,000 stay nameless after a year and small counties near the border account for a large portion of those.
Monday, Feb. 11, 2019
The Vagina Monologues hasn't been performed in Vegas in two years ... and we need it now more than ever.
Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019
During a traumatic event, it’s normal to feel stress and fear. It’s often what saves our lives and is the body’s natural fight-or-flight mechanism, helping us defend against or avoid danger. But if elements of that fight-or-flight reaction continue after the traumatic event, or if you’re replaying it on a loop after months have passed, it could signal the presence of post-traumatic stress disorder and a need for treatment.
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019
First and foremost, self-care isn’t a one-size-fits-all deal. It’s the reflection of what makes you—regardless of your generation—feel better and recharged after a rough day, week, month or decade. Below are some tips and tricks to help you figure out what refills your cup.
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019
About a fifth of U.S. adults struggle with mental illness, but only 41 percent of that group received services in the past year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
Friday, Jan. 25, 2019
Infant mortality rates are nearly double for African-Americans in Nevada compared with other ethnicities in the state. One-third of Native American children are part of families that live below the federal poverty level. One-fifth of Hispanics in the state are without health insurance. A quarter of Pacific Islanders are homeowners, compared with 65 percent of whites.
Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019
Two-thirds of Americans can't pass a basic financial literacy test, according to a study of 80,000 people by FINRA Investor Education Foundation. That means the majority do not have the knowledge needed to make smart financial decisions, potentially costing them thousands of dollars over a lifetime in missed investment opportunities, debt, poor saving habits and more.
Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019
Through its offerings, the nonprofit serves approximately 500 individuals a year, from newborns to those 25 years of age, and contracts with the Clark County Juvenile Detention Center and Clark County Department of Family Services.