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Breastfeeding in Southern Nevada

August 9, 2022 by  
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BY BRITTNI LENTS August is National Breastfeeding Month. Each week highlights specific groups — including Indigenous Milk Medicine Week, Asian American and Pacific Islander Breastfeeding Week, and Black Breastfeeding Week. This gives us an opportunity to look at the programs and systems in place, as well as the disparities in access to lactation support. Breastfeeding […]

Make the grass greener on your side of the fence

August 9, 2022 by  
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BY CRAIG KIRKLAND, EVP/Director of Retail Banking, Nevada State Bank There has been a lot of talk about “The Great Resignation” of 2021 — the spike in employees quitting their jobs during the pandemic.  However, this was followed by what was dubbed “The Great Regret.” In one study, nearly half the people who switched jobs […]

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | Understanding Critical Race Theory

August 9, 2022 by  
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Understanding Critical Race Theory BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE What is it? What is all the fuss about? Where did it come from? I can’t always understand what Kimberle Crenshaw and other originators and explainers of this theory are talking about and I think that along the way, Critical Race Theory has gotten overly complicated. It […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

August 9, 2022 by  
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Empower yourself with scholarship dollars BY DR. ELLEN BROWN As chairperson of the Nevada State Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship, I have a message to share: scholarship money can change your life on the path to higher education. The Elks National Foundation will award a total of $2.44 million to this year’s finalists. Top awards […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Breastfeeding is the best for your baby

August 9, 2022 by  
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BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month. The CDC encourages mothers to breastfeed your infant if possible and considers breastfeeding the best source of nutrition for most infants. It can reduce the risk of certain health conditions for both infants and mothers. Most mothers want to breastfeed but stop early due […]

Find Homework Help Headquarters at Your Neighborhood Library

August 9, 2022 by  
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FREE After-School Tutoring and Healthy Meals Keep Kids’ Skills Sharp Students can get a head start on their homework by joining one of the Library District’s FREE Homework Help and tutoring sessions. Staffed by Clark County School District teachers, this drop-in service is available to help students complete their homework or provide extra instruction in […]

Freedom and Diversity: Hand in Hand with Hospice Care

August 9, 2022 by  
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Freedom and Diversity: Hand in Hand with Hospice Care By Cassandra Cotton, Nathan Adelson Hospice Community Outreach Manager On Independence Day (Fourth of July), the United States commemorates the Declaration of Independence, which was ratified by the Second Continental Congress on July 4, 1776. Juneteenth honors the end to slavery in the United States and […]

Oral Health in the Black Community

August 9, 2022 by  
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For Liberty Dental Plan, the lives and oral health of the Black community matter. Many don’t realize that poor oral health can lead to a loss of productivity. Children and adults can miss time from school and work. Gum disease that is active and left untreated can lead to tooth loss. Poor oral health can […]

Southwest Gas makes big investments in employees

August 9, 2022 by  
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Southwest Gas is committed to attracting and growing the careers of a diverse group of top talent — and offering more than the average 9-to-5 job. Along with other programs aimed at quality of life, Southwest Gas provides employees with opportunities to expand their skill set and knowledge.  One of the many ways Southwest Gas […]

Throne Into It

August 9, 2022 by  
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In “The Woman King,” Viola Davis stars as the leader of a legendary all-female African military powerhouse Women have always been at the forefront of human advancement. That is one of the reasons that the new attacks on women’s rights are so infuriating — and why they have stirred a warrior spirit in women everywhere.  […]

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