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Southern Nevada homeless deaths spiked in 2018

Every year for the annual homeless vigil, the Clark County Coroner's office determines how many homeless people died, who they were, and in most...
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Court for autistic youth reflects gap in health care services

In April, the Detention Alternatives for Autistic Youth (DAAY) Court was created to help autistic children and young adults access services and treatment. Since...
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Sisolak urges Nevadans to sign up for health insurance by deadline

The deadline to sign up for health insurance is midnight Saturday night and Governor-Elect Steve Sisolak, who will inherit responsibility for the state's insurance...
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Rehab giant closes facilities, lays off workers

American Addiction Centers, one of the nation’s largest for-profit drug and alcohol recovery chains, with facilities in Las Vegas, is closing centers in California...
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NICUs replace nurseries, cost more, separate moms and babies

Breast is best.  Experts agree that no method of feeding infants provides the physical and emotional benefits of nursing.  A 2009 study of Australian...
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What ails Nevada hospitals?

Nevada hospitals lag far behind their national counterparts on a variety of quality of care measurements rated by the federal government. But a seminal...

In reversal of trend, more Nevada children uninsured

A study released Thursday from the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families found the rates of uninsured children increased across the nation. In...
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Dispensing drugs. Just what the doctor ordered?

Is your doctor prescribing the medication you need or the medication your doctor needs to prescribe to make a profit?“What would you do...
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Sisolak: NV must spend more on mental health, but not raise taxes

In an interview with KNPR's State of Nevada Thursday, Governor-elect Steve Sisolak said he has no intention of raising taxes."I've committed, we're not going...
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Do intoxicated rehab patients have the mental capacity to enter contracts?

Clark County Judge Kerry Earley is refusing to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the mother of  23-year-old Cody Arbuckle, an Indiana man who died...

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