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Horsford: Dems having Trump’s ear on drug prices may prompt Senate support

A bill that would allow the government to directly negotiate prices with drug manufacturers on at least 25 and as many as 250 commonly...
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Mental & behavioral health workers seek collective bargaining with state

On Friday, mental and behavioral health service workers in Nevada became the second group of public employees to file with the state for collective...
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Childless adults have benefited most from Nevada Medicaid expansion

Nevada’s Medicaid Program provides medical assistance to more than half a million low-income adults and children in the state, according to the Guinn Center,...
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Specialty courts contend with shortfalls in state mental health system

Forty-six percent of those who attend mental health court in Las Vegas successfully complete the program — second only to DUI court among the...
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Syringe exchange expanding programs, outreach across Nevada

It’s about 2 p.m. on a Friday, an hour before closing time, and soon a stream of clients will try to squeeze into the...
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Community health centers urge Congress to act amid renewed funding uncertainty

Roxana Valeton Perez, chief executive officer of First Person Care Clinic, has grand plans for her nonprofit organization.First Person, a community health center, offers...
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First vaping-related illness reported in Southern Nevada

The Southern Nevada Health District Wednesday reported Clark County’s first confirmed case of severe respiratory illness linked to e-cigarette products.The patient, who is under...
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NV delegation not sold on ‘Medicare for All’ – except for Titus

WASHINGTON -- Once regarded as radical, proposals to create a government-run health care system serving all Americans are making inroads among mainstream Democrats. But Nevada’s...
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Falling through the cracks in Nevada’s mental health system

Lawrence Banks can’t tell time, but when the "Judge Judy" program ends, Banks knows he has to leave for work.“I used to take the...
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AAC sued for another Las Vegas patient death

A Las Vegas alcohol and drug rehabilitation facility is being sued by the mother of April Leeming, a 33-year-old Arizona woman who died within...

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