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Your pediatrician is a valuable source of information regarding the health of your child. So get the most out of every visit: Ask questions!  By Vanessa Slots, MD, Pediatrician, Renown Medical Group Pediatrics Well checks are not only a time for your child to be examined and receive...

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Posted on September 26, 2016

Did you know two out of every three child car seats are installed incorrectly? It’s national Child Passenger Safety Week, and we encourage you to visit the Car Seat Safety Station to learn how to properly install your child's seat and ensure their safety. Renown understands the...

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Posted on September 19, 2016

If you haven’t heard of Pokémon GO, keep reading. This app is sweeping the world and bringing...

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Posted on September 16, 2016

The University of Nevada’s 2016 football season is kicking off, and this year the Wolf Pack...

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Posted on September 14, 2016

Renown Health and the Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) have announced an...

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Posted on September 13, 2016

Protect yourself, your family and the community by getting a flu shot this year. Renown Health...

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Posted on September 9, 2016

Northern Nevada is home to some of the most gorgeous and pristine lakes in the country — but...

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Posted on September 2, 2016

Fishing can be great for relaxation, and it’s a great family activity. Here are five suggestions...

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Posted on September 2, 2016

Competitive Snowboarder Kaiya Quintieri, 13, a member of the Northstar snowboard...

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Posted on August 31, 2016

Participating in sports is great for promoting healthy self-esteem, and bone and muscle...

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Posted on August 29, 2016

As you help your college student prepare for their upcoming semester — buying books and clothes,...

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Posted on August 25, 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

Born less than a pound, Naomi Bakker spent 142 days in the Renown NICU. Her family recently...

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Posted on August 17, 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

Back to school is in full swing. Make sure your children have the vaccinations they need...

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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 family off with a quick and easy...

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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