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New report, same bad ranking: Nevada worst for mental health

Mental Health America released its 2019 “State of Mental Health” report and rankings Wednesday. Nevada placed 51st -- behind every other state and the...

Guest op-ed: Heller’s penchant for privatizing hurts veterans’ health care

Senator Dean Heller markets himself as a friend of veterans, even while being MIA at many meetings of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, as...
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Question 4: The quietest constitutional amendment

Voters approved a state constitutional amendment to exempt medical devices from sales tax the first time in 2016. Amendments must be approved twice to...
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Heller misses more than half of Veterans Affairs hearings

U.S. Senator Dean Heller, who has made support of veterans a prominent part of his reelection campaign and its advertising, has missed more than...
heller and rosen

2 out of 3 NV ads for federal races were about health care in...

Do you watch TV?No, not streaming whatever thing it is you are currently binge-watching. Do you watch traditional, oldy-timey TV, where the local ads...
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Laxalt gives health care questioner the brush-off

If you want to talk with gubernatorial candidate Adam Laxalt, don't ask if he's going to follow in Gov. Brian Sandoval's footsteps."I stood in...
heller and rosen

Rosen pounces on Heller vote to protect “junk” insurance plans

Nevada Sen. Dean Heller and fellow Republicans in the U.S. Senate killed a measure to block a recent Trump administration rule to expand short-term...
SNAP and Medicaid around here

Medicaid mental health service gets a reprieve

 Nevada Medicaid will rescind plans to limit mental health services it put in place last month.Facing a $56 million deficit this year, Nevada Medicaid...
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New SNHD services help, can’t fix primary care crisis

More than two-thirds of Nevadans live in a federally designated Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Area."That's about 67 percent of the state experiencing a...
or elminating it as the case may be

A day without the ACA…

Opponents to Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court are genuinely, and not unreasonably, concerned that the court could ultimately overturn the Affordable Care...

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