Health

FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, file photo, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Robert Redfield puts his mask back on after speaking at a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on a "Review of Coronavirus Response Efforts," on Capitol Hill, in Washington. The CDC has stirred confusion, by posting, and then taking down, an apparent change in its position on how easily the coronavirus can spread through the air. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool, File)
Associated Press
September 21, 2020 - 4:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The top U.S. public health agency stirred confusion by posting — and then taking down — an apparent change in its position on how easily the coronavirus can spread from person to person on small droplets in the air. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said that the...
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Will Darkins
September 18, 2020 - 7:51 am
You are not alone. Millions of Americans who struggle with mental illness benefit from an empathetic ear. RADIO.COM hopes to be that receiver on September 23 for Im Listening, a two hour special broadcast
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FILE - In this July 6, 2020 file photo, a health care worker administers a COVID-19 test at a site sponsored by Community Heath of South Florida at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Clinica Campesina Health Center in Homestead, Fla. A drug company says on Friday, Sept. 18, that a medicine it sells to tamp down inflammation has helped prevent the need for breathing machines in hospitalized COVID-19 patients in the first large study that primarily enrolled minorities. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
Associated Press
September 18, 2020 - 7:30 am
A drug company said Friday that a medicine it sells to tamp down inflammation has helped prevent the need for breathing machines in hospitalized COVID-19 patients in the first large study that primarily enrolled Hispanics and Blacks. Switzerland-based Roche reported the results for tocilizumab,...
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Cars line up for a drive-thru coronavirus (COVID-19) test at CVS Pharmacy on May 15, 2020 in Carver, Massachusetts.
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Mitch Kelly
September 17, 2020 - 8:40 am
In an ongoing effort to help slow the spread of the virus, CVS Health announced an expansion its COVID-19 testing program by announcing 12 additional test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations across Nevada.
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the White House, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Associated Press
September 16, 2020 - 5:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Openly contradicting the government's top health experts, President Donald Trump predicted Wednesday that a safe and effective vaccine against the coronavirus could be ready as early as next month and in mass distribution soon after, undermining the director of the Centers for...
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Coronavirus test - Medical worker taking a throat swab for coronavirus sample from a potentially infected elder man with the isolation gown or protective suits and surgical face masks
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Mitch Kelly
September 11, 2020 - 4:22 am
A new “Stop, Swab & Go” COVID-19 testing site will be open Monday through Friday next week at Eldorado High School, 1139 Linn Lane, near Nellis and Washington, as an additional location to the existing three sites in the Las Vegas Valley and Mesquite.
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Blood vial of multisystem inflammatory syndrome patient
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Associated Press
September 09, 2020 - 7:57 am
Las Vegas-area health officials said Tuesday that eight children under age 14 who tested positive for COVID-19 since March were also diagnosed with a rare inflammatory condition linked with the coronavirus.
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A helper of local doctor Volker Eissing assists and register a swab sample for coronavirus testing at Eissing's temporary office located in a container on March 23, 2020
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Mitch Kelly
September 04, 2020 - 5:23 am
The City of Henderson in partnership with the Southern Nevada Health District will offer COVID-19 testing for no charge on September 4th and September 11th from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Heritage Park Senior Facility, located at 300 S. Racetrack Rd (at Burkholder).
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Snapshot of emergency text alert sent by Clark County on 9-1-20
Clark County, Nevada
Mitch Kelly
September 02, 2020 - 5:43 am
Many of us received an emergency text Tuesday afternoon, but it wasn’t because of an oncoming storm or an amber alert for a lost child.
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Parking garage set up for COVID-19 testing
Clark County Nevada
Associated Press
August 27, 2020 - 5:11 am
Health officials announced plans on Wednesday to expand coronavirus testing capacity in both northern and southern Nevada after the number of residents taking tests daily fell over the course of August.
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