BestMedicine Kids

Designed to help you keep your little ones safe, happy and healthy — in the womb, on the playground and well into their teens.

Today's children are spending an average of seven hours a day on entertainment media, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. How do you protect their growing bodies and minds, and what amounts of screen time are safe? Our expert weighs in. Playing video games may seem like a...

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Posted on January 19, 2017

Going plant-based doesn’t have to be hard -- in fact, it’s pretty easy (and tasty). Take this easy marinara sauce recipe for instance. We dare you to try it and not love it. You won’t miss the meat and your heart will thank you. The American Heart Association reports that going meatless...

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Posted on January 16, 2017

A mass of snow that’s sliding, tumbling or flowing down an inclined surface —...

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Posted on January 12, 2017

Asthma is one of the most common chronic conditions in children, but a new study shows there may...

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Posted on January 10, 2017

Research shows that plant-based diets can help manage — and in some cases aid — in the...

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Posted on January 9, 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

Whether you’ve heard about the many health benefits of plant-based eating, are concerned about...

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Posted on January 2, 2017

This year’s New Year celebrations took on a little different form for Lovelock residents, Ashley...

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Posted on January 1, 2017

At BestMEDICINE, it’s been our pleasure to share stories with you throughout the year that...

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Posted on December 23, 2016

Snowshoeing is a good form of cardio and great for endurance — and...

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Posted on December 22, 2016

This time of year, many of us bring out family recipes for cookies, fudge and other desserts to...

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Posted on December 21, 2016

After her son, Howie, spent 23 days in the Renown Children’s Hospital Neonatal...

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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

As we head into winter and the days get shorter, it’s not unusual to feel a bit down. For...

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Posted on December 12, 2016

Danyelle Musselman wears many hats: sportscaster, fitness instructor, mom and coach’s wife,...

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Posted on December 9, 2016

Victoria, a 16-year-old girl from Sparks diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia, was granted her...

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Posted on December 6, 2016

Don’t forget safety when making your holiday to-do lists. Avoid potential accidents and fire...

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Posted on December 1, 2016

The holidays can be a really joyful time for many, but if you’re grieving a loss, the...

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Posted on November 30, 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

Do you need a refresher course on how to drive safely in winter weather conditions? We’ve...

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Posted on November 23, 2016

Statistics show that use of helmets has reduced skiing and snowboarding head injuries up to 50...

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Posted on November 22, 2016

Welcome the holidays and celebrate the coming season with these healthy recipes — some...

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Posted on November 21, 2016

The Renown Neonatal Intensive Care Unit recently held its annual Graduation Picnic at Pickett...

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Posted on November 21, 2016

If discovering your child has lice isn’t frustrating enough, imagine not being able to get rid...

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Posted on November 18, 2016