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Caravan for Mammogram

September 14, 2023 by  
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Lee-dership Moment

September 14, 2023 by  
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U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Barbara Lee shares her progressive message with members of the Clark County Black Caucus. BY YVETTE WILLIAMS The Clark County Black Caucus was thrilled to welcome progressive Rep. Barbara Lee to Las Vegas on Aug. 12 — introducing the progressive congresswoman from California to our community as she gears up for […]

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: NURSE PRACTITIONER IFEANY MADU

September 14, 2023 by  
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‘Our community needs more education on healthy eating habits’ CenterWell Senior Primary Care supports every dimension of senior health — physical, emotional, and social wellness. The mission: making sure seniors live a healthier, happier life. Centerwell patients are cared for by experienced, compassionate doctors and supported by a team of professionals focused on you at […]

Professor leads research team in groundbreaking discovery 

September 13, 2023 by  
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Aurelio Lorico, MD, PhD is lead author of a study with implications for HIV, cancer metastasis, Alzheimer’s, and more.  Touro University Nevada — the state’s largest medical school and its only school of osteopathic medicine — recently hosted a press conference to share its role in groundbreaking global medical research.  Aurelio Lorico, MD, PhD, Professor […]

Library District Launches New ‘Free To Be’ Public Education Campaign

September 13, 2023 by  
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Bilingual messaging designed to illustrate the unexpected experiences found at your local library. New, dramatic branch signage spotlights and connects all 25 unique library locations. This is an exciting time of change and transformation for libraries — and the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District is leading the way in telling this story with a new […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

September 13, 2023 by  
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Not too early to begin focusing on 2024 political issues BY DR. ELLEN BROWN What matters most when it comes to your livelihood, your family, your community, your future? Next question: how much are those things affected — or even controlled — by political factors?  Lately, in talking with friends, family, and even random acquaintances, […]

Southwest Gas Helps Teachers Stock Classrooms with Big Donation to Public Education Foundation

September 13, 2023 by  
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The Southwest Gas Foundation donated $5,000 to the Public Education Foundation (PEF) to support local teachers as the new school year kicks off. Nearly 180 pre-selected Clark County teachers, including teachers at Jesse D. Scott Elementary School — the company’s school partner — shopped for items to stock their classrooms at the PEF Teacher Superstore, […]

The spirituality of practicing medicine

September 13, 2023 by  
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BY DARRYL L. FORTSON, M.D. Most people see the practice of medicine as a largely scientific affair — the anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry of the human body when things are in health and equilibrium; and the derangement of that harmony when disease. contagion, inflammation, and trauma are present. That is, they think of the physics […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Raising awareness for mothers during Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month

September 13, 2023 by  
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BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN September is Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) Awareness Month.  Many people within the Black community have this incurable disease, which is described as a group of inherited red blood cell disorders. Red blood cells contain hemoglobin, a protein that carries oxygen. Healthy red blood cells are round, and they move through […]

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS | Let’s make UNLV as friendly for our children as an HBC

September 13, 2023 by  
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BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE Fifty-five years ago, in 1968, UNLV broke away from UNR by winning its autonomy — and was given equal status to the institution that had birthed it. During the 1977-78 academic year, UNLV surpassed UNR with a total enrollment of 5,500 students.  And now, after 11 presidents, UNLV is a Research […]

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