Stages 0-1 Breast Cancer

Cancer is identified as a group of diseases with abnormal cells that divide without control. Those cells can also attack nearby tissues. Stage zero breast cancer is not invasive, although it could be later. It’s to a lesser extent developed than stage one cancer. There are two kinds of stage 0 breast cancer: Noninvasive Paget’s […]

Compound Caregiving

What is compound caregiving? Compound caregiving is providing care to two or more people at once. Caregivers may also have children at home and work a full-time job while providing compound caregiving. Often, caregiving is usually sudden and unexpected. Maybe you have an elderly or sick parent or other family members with no way of caring for […]

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs & Its Use In Nursing Only a healthy mind can lead to a healthy body, or equally that only a healthy body can generate or nurture a healthy mind. Its most general practice is to convey the hierarchy of needs: with physical and mental health at the core. Maslow’s hierarchy of […]

An Insight To Monkeypox

As of August 23, 2022, there have been 134 probable and confirmed cases of the Monkeypox Virus in Las Vegas, and an estimated 3,280 vaccines have been administered in Clark County. But what is Monkeypox exactly? Is this our nation’s next outbreak? Let’s dive in and take an in-depth look at the facts. Monkeypox is […]

Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

You already know that exercise is good for your body. But did you know it’s also effective in dealing with depression, anxiety, stress, and more? Exercise is not just about aerobic capacity and muscle size. Sure, exercise can improve your physical health and your physique, trim your waistline, improve your sex life, and even add […]

May Is Mental Health Month 2020

This year, National Mental Health Awareness Month coincides with one of the most complex and challenging periods in our Nation’s recent history — combating the coronavirus pandemic.  Not only has the virus caused immense physical suffering and loss for many people, it has also resulted in mental and emotional hardship.  The stress and worry over […]

COVID-19: EXACERBATING HEALTH DISPARITIES

Recently, we participated in the Nevada Faith and Health Coalition meeting led by Bishop Ron Thomas, a member (or Promise Partner) of the West Las Vegas Promise Neighborhood’s Healthy Children, Families, and Communities Pillar. Several Promise Partners attended, including Debra Toney and Debra Collins, chair and vice-chair of the Nevada Action Coalition. The “Debras” spoke passionately about health […]

Mental Health: Stay Mentally Strong

Your mental health influences how you think, feel, and behave in daily life. It also affects your ability to cope with stress, overcome challenges, build relationships, and recover from life’s setbacks and hardships. Strong mental health isn’t just the absence of mental health problems. Being mentally or emotionally healthy is much more than being free […]

Minority Health Month: Celebrating Dr. John Crear

In recognition of Minority Health Month, Nevada Partners and the West Las Vegas Promise Neighborhood’s Health Pillar celebrates Dr. John Crear, the second black family practitioner in Nevada and father of Councilman Cedric Crear, City of Las Vegas, Ward 5.  Humble Beginnings In March 1966, John and Barbara moved to Las Vegas from Los Angeles […]

Are You Stressed Out? Learn How to Keep your Stress Levels in Check

Stress takes a heavy toll on mental and emotional health, so it’s important to keep it under control. While not all stressors can be avoided, stress management strategies can help you bring things back into balance. Talk to a friendly face. Face-to-face social interaction, while practicing social distancing, with someone who cares about you is […]