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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.

If you want to impart healthy habits to your children, then make healthy choices for yourself. Experts advise: Be active and choose nutritious foods, and help your children do the same. By Karen Wagner, APRN, Renown Medical Group Pediatrics One of the most challenging jobs as parents is to...

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Posted on February 1, 2016

Don’t fret: Shyness among children is common. Everyone feels shy from time to time — adults and children — and it is often beyond our control. Read what a Renown pediatric nurse practitioner says about how we can help our kids overcome shyness. By Elaine L. Cudnik,...

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Posted on January 29, 2016

Dry desert air + cold winter weather = time to break out the humidifier! If you’re using this...

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Posted on January 29, 2016

If you’re a new mom, you’ve probably been there: Your pregnancy is over and you’re overjoyed...

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Posted on January 28, 2016

Many women believe that sore nipples are a normal part of breastfeeding. But according to our...

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Posted on January 28, 2016

Whether traveling to school or over the hill, the well-being of our children comes first. These...

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Posted on January 19, 2016

Urinary tract infections are not reserved just for adults. Painful urination is actually a common...

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Posted on January 15, 2016

Urban Roots is working to open a satellite gardening area on vacant land at the corner of 2nd...

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Posted on January 14, 2016

The New Year started with a birth for longtime Reno residents. First-time parents Shannon Freshour...

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Posted on January 1, 2016

Think Kindness is a non-profit organization that sparks Kindness Movements in schools and...

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Posted on December 30, 2015

Winter weather beckons, but how do we make sure our kids stay safe while playing outside? Keep...

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Posted on December 30, 2015

Statistics show that dozens of catastrophic injuries occur every year among skiers...

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Posted on December 29, 2015

Bedtime stories have long been known to help prepare children for sleep. And while the time you...

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Posted on December 27, 2015

Whether you’re currently enjoying football season or hitting up the slopes this winter, it’s...

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Posted on December 24, 2015

As a special treat, please enjoy this interactive holiday card. Enjoy!

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Posted on December 21, 2015

Did you make a New Year’s resolution? Many people like to start the new year by making some...

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Posted on December 17, 2015

If you think you don’t have time to exercise, making it a family affair might be the answer....

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Posted on December 17, 2015

Becoming a parent for the first time means lots of new unknowns – from learning to breastfeed...

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Posted on December 15, 2015

Use your head this winter, and wear a helmet. Statistics show that use of helmets has reduced...

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Posted on December 14, 2015

Relationships play a major role in our lives, especially during the teen years. Unfortunately,...

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Posted on December 12, 2015

Baby sleep safety is once again in the news. In this post, Marie McCormack, M.D., Medical Director...

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Posted on December 11, 2015

Naomi Bakker’s family recently celebrated the biggest day in their baby’s life, as the...

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Posted on December 10, 2015

Breastfeeding on the go is no simple task, and with the holiday rush it may seem near impossible....

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Posted on December 9, 2015

Moms and moms-to-be have a lot of questions when it comes to children, babies and pregnancy, and...

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Posted on December 8, 2015