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Beleaguered psychiatric hospital quietly shutters permanently

A private psychiatric facility that found itself in trouble with federal and state regulators over substandard patient care has permanently shut down.Signs taped to...
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From hospital, Justice Ginsburg slams Trump birth control rules

WASHINGTON — Hospitalization for a gallbladder condition didn’t stop U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg from assailing Trump administration’s birth control rules on...
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CARES Act left some immigrants behind; Cortez Masto pushing to fix that

As Americans await relief from the recently passed Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES), there’s one part of the population that may...
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The Census still matters, especially for communities who need access to health care

A lot of things are uncertain right now, but one thing holds true: health care matters, now more than ever.  No matter who you are...
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Southern Nevada hospitals delaying ‘nonessential’ surgeries

Southern Nevada hospitals are postponing surgeries deemed nonessential to conserve resources and make room for patients suffering from the novel coronavirus.University Medical Center of...
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Affordable Care Act still at risk of being dismantled, advocates warn

It’s an awkward time for celebrating your birthday, especially if you are a landmark piece of healthcare legislation.The Affordable Care Acts this week turns...
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Reno to shut down bars, nightclubs, gyms and restaurants to combat coronavirus

In an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, Reno is shutting down bars, nightclub, gyms and restaurants, Mayor Hillary Schieve announced Monday.In an...
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Official: Southern Nevada considered a COVID-19 ‘hot spot’

Southern Nevada has suffered its first death from COVID-19, and health officials are already running out of test kits, the health district announced Monday. “We...
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Inmate mistakenly released from Clark County jail after being tested for COVID-19

A man who was arrested on a bench warrant Friday night was tested at the Clark County Detention Center for COVID-19 and released Saturday...
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Clark County resident first reported COVID-19 death in Nevada

A Clark County man in his 60s is the first person known in the state to have died from COVID-19, the disease caused by...

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