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The Supreme Court could strike down Obamacare. Here’s what’s at stake.

The fate of the sweeping 2010 health care law known as Obamacare is again in limbo, with the Supreme Court on Tuesday set to...
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Nevada already ranked poorly in children’s well-being. Then came Covid.

A new report from the Children’s Advocacy Alliance shows when it comes to education, health and the overall economic well-being of Nevada’s youth, the...
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Cortez Masto trying to put COBRA subsidies in relief legislation

Last week in collaboration with the Culinary Workers Union, Nevada Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto introduced legislation that aims to give laid-off or furloughed...
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Nevada has protected abortion rights. A hard right court won’t care.

Last month, we lost a trailblazer of United States history and a leader in the fight for gender equality. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was...
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Nevada gets $803K in deceptive surgical mesh marketing settlement

Nevada will get more than $800,000 as part of a multistate settlement from C.R. Bard and its parent company, Becton, Dickinson and Company for...
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Home care labor shortage worsened by COVID, cuts to funding 

Michael DiAsio, the owner of Southern Nevada's Visiting Angels franchise, is in dire need of more angels.  At the peak of the pandemic, DiAsio says...
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Flu season nears, and Nevada’s at bottom of yet another list: Vaccinations

Public health officials across the country are encouraging people to get the flu shot as a way to help keep hospitals from being overwhelmed...

Legislative panel advances next steps to rein in prescription drugs costs

Requiring drug manufacturers to report pricing spikes, licensing pharmaceutical sales representatives and boosting the state’s purchasing power are among the legislative proposals being advanced...

Reports, data detail how pandemic exposes long-standing Nevada inequities

Nevada’s minority populations are the hardest hit by COVID-19 in terms of infection, hospitalization, and mortality rates, according to statewide data trends analyzed by...
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A modest ask from adoptive families highlights state’s tattered safety net

When Jennifer Robertson was first invited to share her experience adopting four children from the state, the ask before lawmakers seemed reasonable: moderate expansion...

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