Go healthy and green with natural alternatives to chemical-laden cleansers and soaps. Spring is here — the perfect time to open those doors and windows to refresh your home after the long winter months. And, of course, deep clean. However, many common household cleaners contain chemicals that may be harmful to your health and the environment. In fact, the Environmental Protection Agency ranks indoor air pollution among the top environmental dangers, and much of this pollution...

View Story

Posted on April 10, 2014

We all need growth hormone, but too much or too little can have adverse effects on the body. If you’ve seen the classic movie “The Princess Bride,” you most likely remember the character Fezzik played by actor Andre Rene Roussimoff — better known as “Andre the Giant.” Ever wonder why he was so large in stature? Andre suffered from an excess of human growth hormone (HGH) in his body, which in large amounts can cause disease. We All Need Growth Hormone HGH is produced by...

View Story

Posted on April 10, 2014

It’s inevitable — we experience stress every day. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing....

View Story

Posted on April 17, 2014

Longtime Reno musician combs personal catalog for hospital gigs. Local pianist/guitarist Colin...

View Story

Posted on April 17, 2014

Body Mass Index (BMI) provides an easy way to measure obesity, but a new study is questioning its...

View Story

Posted on April 17, 2014

Fun fact: Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body, and is found naturally in a wide...

View Story

Posted on April 17, 2014

Relax — you’re in good hands with the folks at Nuclear Medicine. A stress test to determine...

View Story

Posted on April 17, 2014

By Tamsen Carson, PA, Renown Health Unfortunately retaining fluid and having swollen ankles...

View Story

Posted on April 17, 2014

Eating modest amounts of legumes — peas, chickpeas, beans and lentils — appears to reduce...

View Story

Posted on April 17, 2014

Boys with autism were three times more likely to have been exposed to antidepressants known as...

View Story

Posted on April 17, 2014

David Wise Parade of Champions  Apr. 26, 5 p.m. Downtown Reno Join Olympic gold medalist David...

View Story

Posted on April 17, 2014

Tracking your fitness progress can hep you achieve your goals by maintaining motivation and...

View Story

Posted on April 17, 2014

Why be a bully when you can be a buddy? Share this motivational card with a friend to let them...

View Story

Posted on April 17, 2014

Renown doctor Bella Galdo, MD, practices family medicine and sees a variety of people from infancy...

View Story

Posted on April 17, 2014

Katelyn Ireland-Smith was born weighing only 13.8 ounces – one of the smallest babies ever born...

View Story

Posted on April 10, 2014

Vegetables and fruits are an important part of a healthy diet, and a new study finds that the...

View Story

Posted on April 10, 2014

By Vanessa Slots, MD, Pediatrician, Renown Medical Group Pediatrics What are growing pains?...

View Story

Posted on April 10, 2014

By Alannah Manfredi, Kohl’s Save Your Skull program coordinator When most people think of...

View Story

Posted on April 10, 2014

Research presented this week at the annual American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions in...

View Story

Posted on April 10, 2014

Is coffee good or bad? One month it seems coffee has tons of health benefits, and then the next...

View Story

Posted on April 10, 2014

Feel like your day is slipping away from you? This cute video of a baby laughing at the simple act...

View Story

Posted on April 10, 2014

A new DNA test can identify prostate cancer patients at high risk for a return of their cancer,...

View Story

Posted on April 10, 2014

Who knew laughing had so many health benefits? From improving memory to protecting against heart...

View Story

Posted on April 10, 2014

Rastro Reno  Every Sunday, through Sept. 28, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Downtown ReTRAC Plaza An open air...

View Story

Posted on April 10, 2014