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

In honor of Earth Day on April 22, we asked future stewards of the planet – preschoolers at Renown's child care center – about recycling, global warming and celebrating the earth. RELATED:  Healthy Community: 3 Recycling Tips You Need to Know What do you do to keep the Earth healthy?...

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Posted on April 22, 2016

Breastfeeding can present challenges for some new mothers. But the experts at Renown’s Lactation Connection are here to help mothers and babies develop a fulfilling, lasting breastfeeding experience. By Robin Hollen, RN, IBCLC As long as women have been giving birth, they’ve been...

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Posted on April 21, 2016

For generations, frozen fish sticks have been a favorite meal for kids. And with a...

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Posted on April 15, 2016

From rock climbing to playing volleyball or even paddle boarding, Reno has it all. Here are some...

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Posted on April 15, 2016

Spring Break is over and school is back in full swing, which means it’s that time again: time...

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Posted on April 12, 2016

Swollen feet, headaches, insomnia — women face a number of physical challenges during...

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Posted on April 6, 2016

The longer days of spring bring us more daylight and more hours to enjoy the sun....

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Posted on March 31, 2016

From wildfires to car exhaust, there’s a lot that affects the quality of the air we breathe....

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Posted on March 28, 2016

Celebrate spring with this cleaned-up version of the classic chocolate peanut butter...

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Posted on March 25, 2016

Despite what your kids may think, spring cleaning is likely not your favorite thing to do either....

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Posted on March 22, 2016

It’s the time of year many of us look forward to: Our days are getting longer and warmer, the...

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Posted on March 18, 2016

Meet Tennyson Hunter, a 10-year-old from northern Nevada and the state’s Children’s...

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Posted on March 10, 2016

Learn about National Pancake Day and the 36 Hours for Kids Radiothon. Both efforts will support...

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Posted on March 10, 2016

SIDS is personal for nurse Jackilyn Hawks, RN, Renown Baby & Family Suites, who lost her...

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Posted on March 9, 2016

While winter in northern Nevada is wonderful time to play outdoors (especially this year),...

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Posted on March 7, 2016

Having parents around while raising children of your own is a gift. The support and unconditional...

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Posted on March 3, 2016

Many new moms are concerned about having adequate milk supply for their newborns. A Renown...

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Posted on March 1, 2016

Leap Day babies are rare; less than 1 percent of the world’s population is born on Feb. 29. Join...

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Posted on February 29, 2016

It’s no doubt that wearable technology such as Jawbone and Fitbit are becoming essential to...

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Posted on February 26, 2016

Make Leap Day special this year by creating a new tradition. From a game of leap frog to...

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Posted on February 25, 2016

From a young age, kids face pressure from school demands, parents and friends — just to name a...

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Posted on February 19, 2016

Casey Bobrick decided to do something very special for her birthday last year: She had people give...

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Posted on February 19, 2016

Girls on the Run is an after-school program empowering participants to recognize their inner...

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Posted on February 18, 2016

Valentine’s Day is around the corner, so chances are, you might need a night away from the...

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Posted on February 12, 2016