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.

As you help your college student prepare for their upcoming semester — buying books and clothes, and stocking up on snacks and necessities for their new dorm room — make sure they’re up-to-date on what may be required for their health and well-being at college, including the meningitis...

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Posted on August 25, 2016

Born less than a pound, Naomi Bakker spent 142 days in the Renown NICU. Her family recently celebrated a giant milestone in the former micro preemie's life: Her first birthday.  *Note: This video contains images of a premature baby during her time in the NICU. RELATED:  Born...

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Posted on August 17, 2016

Young Children under 4 and adults over 65 are especially vulnerable to heat exhaustion. Avoid...

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Posted on August 24, 2016

If you have trouble getting your kids to eat vegetables, try this simple recipe for Sloppy Joes....

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Posted on August 22, 2016

In between homework, baths and a bedtime story, prepping for your child’s school...

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Posted on August 17, 2016

Infants and young children die from vehicular heat stroke each year. Learn what you can do to...

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Posted on August 12, 2016

Warm evenings outdoors are an enjoyable way to wrap up the day.  But remember, it’s also...

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Posted on August 11, 2016

Thanks to our valued readers looking for budget-friendly recipe ideas for their families, we’ve...

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Posted on August 10, 2016

Each year 5,000 kids visit the ER due to backpack-related injuries. And 14,000 are treated for...

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Posted on August 2, 2016

As your family prepares for the start of school, make sure your children have...

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Posted on August 2, 2016

Kayaking offers a lifetime of varied health and wellness benefits. Not only is it a great way to...

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Posted on August 2, 2016

It’s early, you’re busy and everyone is hungry. Send your kids off to school with a quick and...

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Posted on August 1, 2016

Washoe County Kindergarten Coordinator Kacey Edgington shares preparation tips for your child’s...

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Posted on July 31, 2016

All parents of a toddler have experienced that dreaded moment – you say “no” and it leads to...

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Posted on July 22, 2016

Reno-Sparks Open Streets, a family-friendly event coming to Reno on Sunday, July 31, will...

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Posted on July 22, 2016

With Our Center, support and social groups for LGBT young people and their parents are...

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Posted on July 21, 2016

If you’re pregnant, then you are no stranger to doctors’ appointments. Most pregnant women...

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Posted on July 21, 2016

AS SEEN ON TV: As northern Nevadans, we know our dry weather well, but that doesn’t mean we’re...

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Posted on July 14, 2016

With its high levels of omega-3s, a little more salmon in your diet will do your body good....

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Posted on July 13, 2016

Summer is the perfect time for outdoor fun. And what could be more fun than an outing on two...

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Posted on July 11, 2016

One of our favorite ways to help people cope with being in the hospital is offering them a visit...

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Posted on July 7, 2016

Each week, patients at Renown Children’s Hospital are treated to fresh air, music and...

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Posted on July 7, 2016

Bug bites are a summer bummer. Although they’re common in the warmer months, bites are...

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Posted on July 7, 2016

When it comes to children and water safety, learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of dry...

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Posted on July 5, 2016