Health A-Z

Pediatrician and specialist-backed health and wellness advice that runs the full spectrum of kids’ health topics.

The 36 Hours for Kids Radiothon will broadcast live Feb. 23-24 on Alice 96.5 to benefit children with complex medical conditions who rely on Renown’s Children’s Hospital for care. Think back to when you were a kid. Were you always out riding your bike? Or maybe you were playing video...

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Posted on February 17, 2017

For more than 30 years, a Renown NICU nurse has been an important part of the fabric of her patients' lives, including a newborn who stayed in the NICU under her care for 111 days. When Joye Kinkade went into labor at 36 weeks and needed an emergency cesarean section, Gail Adler,...

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Posted on February 2, 2017

If your child has a high temperature, it’s not necessarily cause for alarm. We asked our experts...

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Posted on January 26, 2017

Today’s children are spending an average of seven hours a day on entertainment media,...

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Posted on January 19, 2017

A mass of snow that’s sliding, tumbling or flowing down an inclined surface —...

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Posted on January 12, 2017

Asthma is one of the most common chronic conditions in children, but a new study shows there may...

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Posted on January 10, 2017

At BestMEDICINE, it’s been our pleasure to share stories with you throughout the year that...

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Posted on December 23, 2016

The official start of winter is right around the corner and the kids’ winter break is upon us....

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Posted on December 13, 2016

Danyelle Musselman wears many hats: sportscaster, fitness instructor, mom and coach’s wife,...

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Posted on December 9, 2016

A study released in August showed 90 percent of parents don’t follow safe sleep guidelines with...

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Posted on November 30, 2016

Statistics show that use of helmets has reduced skiing and snowboarding head injuries up to 50...

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Posted on November 22, 2016

The Renown Neonatal Intensive Care Unit recently held its annual Graduation Picnic at Pickett...

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Posted on November 21, 2016

If discovering your child has lice isn’t frustrating enough, imagine not being able to get rid...

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Posted on November 18, 2016

Get Smart About Antibiotics Week, Nov. 14-20, is a week aimed at educating and raising awareness...

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Posted on November 18, 2016

Cold and flu season are here, but are you and your children protected? Vanessa Slots, MD, of...

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Posted on November 3, 2016

It’s time again for your annual flu shot, and this year, the Centers for Disease Control and...

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Posted on October 27, 2016

Halloween’s right around the corner, and while you’re prepping pumpkins for...

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Posted on October 27, 2016

If you’re a parent, you know how scary it can be when your child gets sick — especially in...

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Posted on October 25, 2016

Car seats are not set-it-and-forget-it: There are adjustments to make throughout the time your...

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Posted on October 11, 2016

Now that fall is officially here, our weather is starting to cool off. But until winter and the...

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Posted on October 6, 2016

Allergies can be a terror for children, but there’s hope. Renown Pediatrician Vanessa Slots, MD,...

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Posted on October 4, 2016

Kiwanis Club volunteers in Sparks have been making a difference at Renown’s Children’s...

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Posted on September 29, 2016

Five Questions to Ask Your Pediatrician at a Well Check Vanessa Slots, MD, Pediatrician, Renown...

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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...

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Posted on September 19, 2016