The American Red Cross and the American Cancer Society have joined forces to encourage people to give blood in June to assist those undergoing cancer treatment.
Mary Hynes returned to the Review-Journal in August 2019 as the newspaper’s health reporter after working in public affairs and communications for MGM Resorts International. She previously worked as an editor and a reporter at the RJ. The University of Colorado graduate also worked as a reporter at newspapers in Colorado. She is a native of Oregon.
Gov. Steve Sisolak hints that Nevada will soon be offering “exciting” prizes to get more residents vaccinated against COVID-19.
One official says the new vaccine clinic on seating near the 50-yard line in the Las Vegas Raiders’ stadium offers a $50,000 view.
Experts in Las Vegas who participated in clinical trials of aducanumab, approved Monday by the FDA, say it is the first drug that appears to slow “the disease process itself.”
Five-year, $6 million program in Las Vegas Valley is announced in effort to end AIDS.
Sun City Summerlin’s Community Association ended its policy requiring residents to present their COVID-19 vaccination cards or mask up before entering community facilities.
Expanding its probe of the organ transplant industry, a congressional subcommittee on Thursday requested documentation from Nevada Donor Network of its expenses.
Desert Springs Hospital worker Filbert John S. Aquino was remembered for trying protecting everyone: “He’d rather take the bullet.”
Vaccination events at the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign and at a strip club signal a new phase of the inoculation campaign in Southern Nevada.
There’s a silver lining in the dominance of troubling variants when disease numbers are declining, according to Nevada’s state lab director.
With the county’s two mass vaccination clinics scheduled to close next month, health officials are looking for ways to get more newly eligible adolescents inoculated.
Emma Burkey, 18, is now speaking in full sentences and standing with assistance as part of a recovery that her mother describes as miraculous, her family says.
The father and grandfather is the first person in the world to receive a combination of two experimental drugs, according to Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada.
New federal guidance that fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a mask in most indoor and outdoor settings is now effective in Nevada. Yet businesses in the state may still require masks for customers and employees, if they so choose.