Derek Beenfeldt, MD, shares his favorite Burning Man tales from the past few years, some playa safety tips and what the event has come to mean to him.  Dust and extreme heat, tens of thousands of people, art, costumes and revelry -- and the occasional intense...

View Story

Posted on August 23, 2016

When fires burn in our region, you may notice the increase of haze in the Great Basin. Our expert weighs in on what you need to do to maintain your lung health when fire strikes. It’s a sight we know all too well as northern Nevadans -- a hazy layer to the horizon when smoke...

View Story

Posted on August 22, 2016

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

View Story

Posted on August 24, 2016

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

View Story

Posted on August 22, 2016

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

View Story

Posted on August 17, 2016

Menopause is something that every woman experiences at some point in her lifetime. Learn what to...

View Story

Posted on August 17, 2016

To address primary care shortages in the region, Renown Health is expanding the Renown Medical...

View Story

Posted on August 17, 2016

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

View Story

Posted on August 17, 2016

In the second installment of our three-part series, we follow the journey of Kerry...

View Story

Posted on August 17, 2016

Take control of your own health and healthcare experience. Be proactive and plan ahead for every...

View Story

Posted on August 17, 2016

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

View Story

Posted on August 12, 2016

If you’re thinking about getting a tattoo, there are many things to consider besides the...

View Story

Posted on August 12, 2016

A diagnosis of multiple sclerosis can set off a flood of emotions, fears and questions. The...

View Story

Posted on August 11, 2016

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

View Story

Posted on August 11, 2016

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

View Story

Posted on August 10, 2016

In the first of a three-part series, we follow the journey of Kerry Kozlowski, wife of Renown...

View Story

Posted on August 9, 2016

Early breastfeeding is key to establishing a nursing routine between mothers and their...

View Story

Posted on August 2, 2016

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

View Story

Posted on August 2, 2016

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

View Story

Posted on August 2, 2016

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

View Story

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...

View Story

Posted on August 1, 2016

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

View Story

Posted on July 31, 2016

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

View Story

Posted on July 22, 2016