Documents released by lawmakers say Johnson & Johnson, the drug company that recalled millions of children’s Tylenol products earlier this year, may have known of problems and planned to quietly get those drugs off the shelves months before the official recall.
This is an interesting study and it could help people deal with issues now in order to avoid health problems later. The new study says people who constantly feel anxious and stressed are 3 times more likely to suffer heart problems.
A young man was killed in a crosswalk yesterday morning after a car ran a red light and hit him. Police say the accident happened at around 7 a.m. in the northeast valley near Craig Road and Berg Street.
Police also say a Volkswagen sedan was being driven by a 29-year-old North Las Vegas resident who ran the red light and hit the man, who was in a cross walk with a walk signal.
Talk about gross! The New York Times article below says a study sent undercover spectators into bathrooms at a baseball game and found only about two-thirds of the men washed their hand after going to the bathroom. But 98% percent of women at the same game used proper hygiene.
Congratulations to Ashley Pierce! She is a CSN student who the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America recently named a “Local Hero.” Ashley has Crohn’s disease and is running in the Las Vegas Rock n’ Roll marathon this year in hopes of inspiring others. The 23-year-old student has had countless surgeries to remove parts of her bowel and experienced extreme weight fluctuations from 68 to 150 pounds.
Most people would agree that hearing the C-word from a doctor is probably some of the most dreaded and feared news. And the reality is that almost everyone knows someone who has been affected by cancer. Well, one way we can fight this horrible disease is by staying educated. Below is a list of the 10 deadliest cancers from the National Cancer Institute. It also included the known causes for each type of cancer, preventative tips, and screenings you should have done each year.
Especially as a father myself, I know how scary it can be when a teenager starts driving. That’s why my office is committed to educating teens and parents on how they can become better drivers.
We’ve all heard stories about elderly drivers getting into car crashes after they accidently hit the accelerator instead of the breaks. About 4 months ago in Las Vegas an 82-year-old driver, traveling the wrong way, hit and killed a motorcyclist on U.S. 95 near Decatur. Police said the driver, who was killed in the crash, may have been confused by the on-ramps.
Patient-advocates are calling this “a step in the right direction” and I agree! The Las Vegas Sun says St. Rose Dominican Hospitals just became the first hospital in Las Vegas to provide the public with information on quality of care issues like hospital-acquired infections or injures.
According to the Las Vegas Sun, one of the many crashes that happened over the Labor Day weekend involved a taxi passenger that was killed on I-15. The passenger was a 62-year-old man from Michigan. He was sitting in the back seat of the taxi when it was rear-ended by another car.