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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...

‘Extremely frustrating’ mail delays for prescriptions hit veterans, rural areas

Jan Stowe, a Vietnam War veteran from Traverse City, Mich., says she was unable to move her head and neck for several days last...
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Medicaid reliance expected to increase as more Nevadans lose jobs

The number of people enrolled in Nevada Medicaid is growing, and that increased demand could strain a program already battered by millions of dollars...
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Workers, unions raise red flag over hospital safety concerns

Local coronavirus case numbers and hospitalizations have gradually declined this month, yet many Southern Nevada hospital workers say they still face high workloads and...
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Out of work, benefits disappearing. Now what?   

Now that the federal government’s $600 weekly payments to the unemployed and underemployed have stopped and moratoriums on evictions and foreclosures are expiring, more...

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