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.

You want to protect yourself and your family from the harmful rays of the sun -- which are especially punishing at northern Nevada's higher altitudes -- but with rows upon rows of sunscreen to select, how do you choose? We asked an expert to break it down. SPF, UVA, UVB, 15, 30, 45,...

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Posted on May 26, 2016

A Safe Kids Worldwide report uncovers the scope of poisoning risks and offers solutions for parents. Learn more safety tips for parents at Safe Kids Saturday on May 14 from noon-3 p.m. at BabiesRUs, 4869 Kietzke Ln. in Reno. The family safety event is presented jointly by Safe...

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Posted on May 11, 2016

As Bethany Sexton, mother, wife and Renown Health System vice president, prepared for the birth of...

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Posted on May 17, 2016

In celebration of Mother’s Day May 8, we asked the children of Renown Health employees to...

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Posted on May 5, 2016

Want a healthy, comfortable pregnancy? We’ve compiled a list of four tips to help you...

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Posted on May 3, 2016

Unable to find a kidney donor for her 8-year-old son, longtime Renown employee Jennifer Dado...

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Posted on April 29, 2016

In honor of Earth Day on April 22, we asked future stewards of the planet – preschoolers at...

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Posted on April 22, 2016

Breastfeeding can present challenges for some new mothers. But the experts at Renown’s Lactation...

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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