Beat the holiday bulge with these creative ways to stay active. So why not keep yourself healthy throughout the season by finding creative ways to increase your heart rate? Staying active in the winter has several health advantages. It boosts your immunity by keeping your lymphatic system active which helps you ward off colds and flu, and exercising 30 minutes each day reduces stress and helps you sleep better, which is crucial when trying to juggle hectic holiday schedules. Here are...

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Posted on December 18, 2014

Make 2015 the year you see your goal through to next December. As one year nears its end, and the next shines brightly with possibilities on the horizon, people begin to formulate dozens of resolutions for what to do better, more of and different in the new year. With about 40 percent of Americans setting New Year’s resolutions, and only 8 percent of them keeping them, why is it so difficult to follow through? Quite simply: We tend to set our goals too high, set too many of them,...

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Posted on December 18, 2014

(Updated 12/17/14):  For many of us, this has been a difficult day. It’s been one year since...

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Posted on December 18, 2014

Bill Comisso knew when he started smoking, he’d eventually get lung cancer. His advice? Don’t...

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Posted on December 18, 2014

Dr. Radmila Savcic-Kos with Renown Medical Group shares three tips for staying healthy despite...

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Posted on December 18, 2014

During this time of year, there’s no lack of holiday dishes and treats. After festive dinner...

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Posted on December 18, 2014

Germs hide in obvious places—bathrooms, bottom of shoes—but are you paying attention to the...

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Posted on December 18, 2014

Sure, lifting weights and spinning are excellent ways to stay fit, but there’s one exercise that...

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Posted on December 18, 2014

Chelsea Wicks, MD, Renown Medical Group Pediatrics shares some ideas on how to prevent motion...

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Posted on December 18, 2014

With fresh powder making its debut in and around northern Nevada, winter-sports fanatics are...

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Posted on December 18, 2014

Don’t let everyday stress get you down— breathe, relax and strike a pose instead. Take a few...

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Posted on December 18, 2014

DIY Picture Frames Dec. 26 Terry Lee Wells Discovery Museum Build and decorate your very own...

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Posted on December 18, 2014

While air travel may not be as enjoyable as it once was — remember in-flight meals and free...

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Posted on December 18, 2014

Dr. Christopher Wilson journeyed nearly 3,000 miles to join the Renown Institute for Heart &...

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Posted on December 18, 2014

With recent whooping cough spikes, there is one way you can prevent contacting the illness:...

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Posted on December 17, 2014

No doubt about it, winter is harsh on your skin. Make sure you’re not making it worse with these...

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Posted on December 17, 2014

Creative and fun ideas for a memorable, active season in the chilly outdoors.  There are many...

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Posted on December 17, 2014

Renown Children’s Hospital has received some playful and generous gifts—just in time for the...

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Posted on December 17, 2014

Hospitals can often be intimidating for many people—especially children. To create a positive...

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Posted on December 16, 2014

Even if crowds and large gatherings aren’t your thing, you don’t have to miss out on the...

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Posted on December 11, 2014

Improving brain health can be as easy as playing games—or so online cognitive programs purport....

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Posted on December 11, 2014

The first case of Enterovirus D68—a respiratory illness primarily affecting children—was...

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Posted on December 11, 2014

Former patient Ellen Sozzi found strength from her nurses motivation during recovery. One of Ellen...

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Posted on December 11, 2014

You’ve tried going home before the bar’s last call, setting your alarm to blare heavy...

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Posted on December 11, 2014