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Nevada (nɪˈvædə)

Nevada is a state located in the Western region of the United States. It is known for its vast desert landscapes, vibrant cities like Las Vegas, and significant contributions to the healthcare industry.


The name "Nevada" is derived from the Spanish "Sierra Nevada," which means "snow-covered mountain range." The state was named for the Sierra Nevada mountain range, which partially extends into the western part of the state.

Healthcare in Nevada

Nevada's healthcare system is a complex network of hospitals, clinics, and healthcare providers. The state is home to several renowned medical institutions, including the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas.


Nevada has numerous hospitals that provide a wide range of medical services. Some of the notable hospitals include the Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno and the Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in Las Vegas.

Healthcare Providers

Healthcare providers in Nevada include physicians, nurses, and other medical professionals who provide a range of services from primary care to specialized treatments. These professionals may be associated with medical institutions or operate in private practices.

Medical Education

Nevada offers several opportunities for medical education. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and Touro University Nevada are among the institutions that offer medical degrees and residency programs.

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