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Vegas resorts prepare for influx of Asian visitors amid Wuhan flu fears

With millions of people quarantined in Chinese cities, Lunar New Year celebrations canceled in metropolitan areas throughout China, and Twitter ablaze with alarming videos...
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There’s so much Nevada doesn’t know about maternal mortality

Nevada is believed to have one of the lowest rates of pregnancy-related death in the country. But that statistic doesn’t tell a complete story. Something state...
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Nevada children on path to better health, but state needs to do more

New data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicate that kids in Nevada are on a path to better health....
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Ford joins AGs asking high court to take up ACA

Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford is joining attorneys general in 19 states in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to resolve judicial uncertainty surrounding the...
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‘Real rush’ of Trump rules expected ahead of 2020 election

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is preparing to finalize a host of high-profile rules in 2020, including policies that will impact everything from auto...
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2019 selections & reflections from the Nevada Current’s staff

Note: 2019 was the Current’s first full year of publication. To look back on the year, each member of the Nevada Current staff picked...
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Nevada ACA enrollment drops amid ‘political headwinds’

Enrollment in Nevada’s new state-run health care exchange dropped by just over 6,000 for 2020, news that comes amid a hectic few weeks for...
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Fearful of an epidemic, Nevada officials set sights on vaping

An outbreak of lung injuries nationwide has prompted public health officials in Nevada to push for additional research into the safety of vaping and...
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UMC plans growth amid urgent care competition

University Medical Center of Southern Nevada has its sights set on expansion. The public hospital that required millions of dollars in loans to make payroll...
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As Horsford, Lee tout drug price bill, House progressives win more concessions

A bill designed to lower prescription drug costs — and named in honor of Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings — is being enthusiastically pushed by...

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