BestMEDICINE Wednesday

Wondering about the difference between allergies and a cold? Or when to seek emergency care or head to urgent care? Each week we’re quizzing our team of medical experts for Best Medicine Wednesday, a new weekly segment on Channel 4 KRNV (NBC) and Channel 11 KRXI (FOX) highlighting important wellness information you can use every day to keep you and your family on the road to good health.

If you or a loved one have suffered a heart attack or other serious heart event, it’s important to take steps to avoid the likelihood of another heart issue. Dr. Quinn Pauly, director of Renown’s new Healthy Heart Program, details these important lifestyle changes. Living a healthy...

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Posted on February 22, 2017

Cancer and cancer treatments are hard on the body. In fact, some cancer treatments have been associated with heart and vascular complications. We asked Dr. Christopher Wilson of Renown’s Cardio Oncology Program how cardiologists and cancer specialists are working together...

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Posted on February 14, 2017

You’ve likely heard of open-heart surgery, but did you know there’s an alternative? Dr....

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Posted on February 7, 2017

Heart attack, high blood pressure, arrhythmias, and damaged heart valves and muscle can all lead...

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Posted on February 2, 2017

As we approach the month of February, also known as American Heart Month, we asked...

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Posted on January 23, 2017

More and more conversations on cancer are changing from survival to finding a cure. Dr. Michael...

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Posted on January 18, 2017

The holidays are over, but as we all know that hardly means the hustle and bustle of everyday life...

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Posted on January 3, 2017

The New Year is almost here and for many of us that means starting a resolution — often to...

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Posted on December 28, 2016

Marie McCormack, MD, medical director of Renown Medical Group, explains how Renown is working...

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Posted on December 21, 2016

The official start of winter is right around the corner and the kids’ winter break is upon us....

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Posted on December 13, 2016

It’s something we’ve all heard — a healthy diet and regular exercise are key to having...

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Posted on December 7, 2016

A study released in August showed 90 percent of parents don’t follow safe sleep guidelines with...

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Posted on November 30, 2016

Thanksgiving and the holidays that follow mean turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and pie —...

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Posted on November 21, 2016

Studies have shown 48 percent of people use the emergency room to get after-hours care for illness...

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Posted on November 15, 2016

Cold and flu season is a busy time for doctors’ offices. Renown Medical Group doctors Meghan...

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Posted on November 9, 2016

Knowing your personal and family health histories is important. Marie McCormack, MD, medical...

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Posted on November 2, 2016

If you’re a parent, you know how scary it can be when your child gets sick — especially in...

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Posted on October 25, 2016

Can you really avoid colds and flu this season with simple hand-washing?  Amy McCombs,...

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Posted on October 19, 2016

Car seats are not set-it-and-forget-it: There are adjustments to make throughout the time your...

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Posted on October 11, 2016

Now that fall is officially here, our weather is starting to cool off. But until winter and the...

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Posted on October 6, 2016