Roseman University Aspires to Create Incubator for Medical Research

In November 2013, Henderson-based Roseman University of Health Sciences completed a merger with the Nevada Cancer Institute Foundation. As a result, Roseman acquired the Ralph and Betty Engelstad Cancer Research Building in Summerlin along with sophisticated research equipment. These resources are advancing the university’s research endeavors and has allowed Roseman University to pursue both organizations’… [More...]

How Healthy is Nevada?

Here’s the bad news. When it comes to overall health, Nevada ranks in the lower half among all 50 states. That’s according to the 24th annual America’s Health Rankings from United Health Foundation. The report, the longest running of its kind in the country, placed Nevada No. 37 among all 50 states for overall heath,… [More...]

So You’re Aging, Now What?

Age Management Medicine is another approach and interestingly it started right here in Nevada 15 years ago.

Many of you now reading this are over 40 and beginning to notice the signs of aging. You may have put on a few extra pounds, especially around the middle. You may notice that your energy is way down, stress is up and short term memory is declining (where did I leave those keys?) You… [More...]

A New Approach to Healthcare

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 is designed to ensure that all Americans have access to quality, affordable healthcare; and, hopes to create the transformation within the healthcare system necessary to contain costs. One key part of the act outlines a change in the payment structure between insurance companies and physician groups. … [More...]

LIFESIGNS: Giving a new look to wellness

Self-insured resorts help Tennessee-based health exam company choose high-growth Las Vegas as first expansion market. Nevada is not well. Our population ranks as consistently unhealthy in cancer rates, hypertension, preventable hospitalizations, complication rates, immunizable diseases and heart disease, among others. The state also shows up poorly on such health indicators as access to health insurance, public health expenditures and… [More...]