Nobody wants a rash. They’re unsightly and can be irritating, but they can also be a sign of something deeper and scarier going on. Determining the cause of your rash is the quickest way to decide whether or not you need to see a doctor. Rashes of All Kinds A rash is often a sign that your skin came into contact with an allergen or other skin irritant. A rash is a visible notice that our skin or in some cases our entire body is reacting to negative stimuli. While it might be hard to … [Read more...] about Is My Rash A Concern?
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Airlines are flying to domestic locations and we’ve been housebound for too long. Most of us would go just about anywhere just to go. But some people may still be concerned about getting on a flight with social distancing orders still in place. Airlines and airports around the world are doing everything they can to instill confidence that it is safe to fly again, despite the pandemic. (Boeing, 2020) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines they say that people may be less … [Read more...] about Should I Fly During A Pandemic?
Las Vegas’s signature “Champagne showers” and VIP parties add to the normally vibrant summers. This year the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) compels us to use caution around crowds and public spaces. As a result, a Vegas day club or pool will look uncharacteristically empty. Marquee music acts and dance floors have been swapped for hand sanitizer stations, local DJs, and social distancing. Additionally, there are stringent cleaning protocols. Most resort pools are currently restricted to hotel … [Read more...] about Beautiful Las Vegas Pools and Oasis Adventures
Las Vegas, notoriously nicknamed “Sin City”, is synonymous with clubbing, all-night parties, extended gambling, and questionable behavior choices. Every year, millions of people from across the world come to Las Vegas to splurge on parties, conventions, or spend an anonymous weekend get-away doing things that push the limits of what we should to our bodies. When it comes to drug and alcohol use, too much can happen accidentally because of this party mentality. Naturally, the lively atmosphere … [Read more...] about Overdose and Alcohol Dangers While in Las Vegas
Chips and paper money are being circulated among hundreds of hands on the casino floor. People who like to gamble witness the live-large vibe of Las Vegas being ferried in bags bulging with currency. Las Vegas’ casino industry has been a stronghold of cash in the ever-growing cashless world. It’s an everyday phenomenon at Las Vegas casinos to see massive stacks of dollars being secured into vaults. Nevada, especially Las Vegas, doesn’t allow digital payments on casino floors. But that could … [Read more...] about Is Money Sanitary in Las Vegas?
A collapse—your legs suddenly give way and you fall to the ground—is called by many names: fainting, passing out, losing consciousness. The medical term for fainting is syncope (SINK-a-pee). Before you actually faint, you are likely to experience one or more signs that it’s about to happen: sweating, lightheadedness, or a sense that your surroundings are going dark are some of the signs that precede loss of consciousness. Fortunately, most episodes of fainting are over quickly and are no … [Read more...] about Is It An Emergency If Someone Collapses?
Living in the Nevada desert means sunscreen is a must-have health product for use all year long. For those planning to travel to Las Vegas for vacation, a destination event, or conference, be sure to add sunscreen to your packing list. While we all love a glowing sun-bronzed look it's important to note that tanned skin is damaged skin, so it is absolutely essential that you take measures to protect it. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), "Skin cancer is the most common … [Read more...] about Sunscreen: Facts & How to Help Protect
It almost feels that life never existed in Las Vegas as the uninvited pandemic shut the city down. We no longer hear the slot machines chime and the activity of busy pedestrians traversing the Strip. While we are in a phase of re-opening to the public, there are rules. Slot machines at the casinos have been removed and the remaining machines are now farther apart. Tape on the floor at the Craps tables shows players where to stand to meet social-distancing requirements. (Creswell … [Read more...] about Social Distancing While in Las Vegas
Las Vegas the entertainment capital of the world is known for its parties, conventions, concerts, cocktails, and the biggest of all – gambling in a casino. Everyone is there to win. The motto is “Go big or go home”. Slot machines are more luck than skill, but most of us cannot resist the allure of getting rich fast. Some people will sit all day and night at a machine waiting for a jackpot. It’s addicting to many of us. The Nevada Gaming Control Board reports that the Las Vegas Strip … [Read more...] about Playing Las Vegas Slots