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Amendment removes right of counties to license marijuana lounges

Harvest’s marijuana consumption lounge, pictured on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. The lounge, located next to the company’s dispensary in west San Francisco, is one of three such open-to-the-public facilities where pot buyers can legally consume the plant.

The governor’s bill creating a Cannabis Compliance Board to oversee the legal marijuana industry advanced through committee today, carrying with it an amendment ...

St. Louis man wins $1 million slot tournament at M Resort

An exterior view of the M Resort at St. Rose Parkway and Las Vegas Boulevard South in Henderson on Thursday, March 28, 2019. The M Resort, which opened in March 2009, is celebrating its 10th anniversary.

A Missouri gambler added $1 million to his net worth at the M Resort over the weekend. The man from St. Louis, whose name was not released, had the top score in Saturday’s finals of ...

Clinical trials are a vital step in improving health care in Southern Nevada and beyond

Clinical trials, like many medical-related terms, are something many of us have heard but likely have only vague notions about what they really are...

Staff and hospital go above and beyond helping family

Joel and Rosemarie Andaya pose with their daughter Alita and NICU nurse Johanna Gurr at Mountain View Hospital Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Gurr learned basic sign language to communicate with the parents who are both hearing impaired. Alita was born Jan. 16, 2019.

Care and compassion are the hallmarks of registered nurse Johanna Gurr, who has been with MountainView Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for the past 14 years. A shining example of this is her care of premature baby Alita Andaya and her parents, Rosemarie and Joel Andaya...

Stage 4 cancer survivors unite to support each other and the community

Kelly Trolia, left, and Jet Mitchell stand with Golden Knight Pierre-Edouard Bellemare in this file photo. The women, who are cancer survivors, helped shave Bellemare’s head to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.

Friends Jet Mitchell and Kelly Trolia aren’t letting stage 4 cancer slow them down. In fact, they are are bringing a powerful message of love, unity and support to fellow survivors and Southern Nevada...

Local patient is the first in the world to receive prostate cancer drug

Nearly 10 years ago, Las Vegas resident Anthony Brasich was between jobs, wasn’t feeling well and was incredibly reluctant to see a doctor...

When the morning after comes

Most people seeking help for drug or alcohol addiction are familiar with traditional rehab and therapeutic counseling; there are also many community-based programs...

Planting the seeds for a successful vegan diet

Although it may sound limiting, a well-rounded vegan diet containing vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, nuts and seeds can provide adequate nutrition...

Improved record sharing will help enhance care for Nevada’s veterans

HealtHIE Nevada is making another major stride in connecting all health-care providers in the state to a health information exchange. We are excited to announce that we will be providing that valuable service to our military veterans by connecting to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to share clinical information between Nevada community providers and VA medical facilities nationwide...

Fresh fruits and vegetables can keep you hydrated during our hot season

With the weather warming up in Southern Nevada, it is important to focus on actions and activities that maintain a healthy lifestyle...

Introducing Health Care Quarterly's Top Doctors for 2019

Introducing Health Care Quarterly's Top Doctors for 2019

Any time you have the chance to make more educated decisions about you or your family’s health, you should take advantage of it. Health Care Quarterly is proud to bring you its 2019 Top Doctors ...

Are you sure your blood pressure is in line with the current numbers?

Growing up, many of us learned that 140 over 90 is the magic number for blood pressure...

Key to identifying brain cancer happens at the cellular level

According to the National Brain Tumor Society, an estimated 700,000 people in the United States are living with a primary brain tumor and more than 86,000 will be diagnosed in 2019. Here are some things you should know about this disease and what signs, symptoms and treatments are available...

Suing a doctor for malpractice isn’t the get-rich plan TV shows make it out to be

As a health care attorney, I represent practitioners primarily, serving their compliance and corporate law needs. However, I consistently get inquiries on medical malpractice. The stories I hear are heartbreaking. And because the fictional attorneys on TV are often seen embroiled in multimillion-dollar lawsuits, expectations may be high...

County might dump tiered marijuana business license fee tax

Clark County commissioners are considering making the marijuana business license fee tax a flat 3% of gross revenue, doing away with a tiered structure. Businesses involved in the ...