Summer Bummer

By , June 24th, 2014 | Events, Holiday, News, Nutrition, Parenting | 0 Comments


School is out and it’s officially summer – a time for kids to get out and have fun.  But a recent study shows that summer is also the time when children gain the most weight.

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Three Top Tips for Traveling While Pregnant

By , May 23rd, 2014 | Holiday, Pregnancy | 0 Comments

Tamsen Carson, PA, Renown Health

Whether it’s taking a “babymoon,” a family road trip or a weekend business venture, pregnant women need to plan ahead when traveling. Always talk to your doctor before traveling and discuss any destination-specific concerns.


Here are three top tips for the expecting mom with travel plans:


  • Stay hydrated! First and foremost, drink water. Travelling is very dehydrating, so stay away from caffeine like soda and coffee, and drink plenty of water.


  • Keep moving. You are higher risk for getting blood clots during pregnancy so sitting for long periods of time will increase that risk. It is important to move your legs …

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Spring Break Camps

By , March 11th, 2014 | Holiday, News | 0 Comments

How would your kids like to become a HealthCare Hero? Maybe go to Pirate Boot Camp or go rock climbing? There are plenty of fun options for kids in the Reno-Sparks area during Spring Break.

As part of the new balanced calendar this 2013-2014 school year, all schools in the Washoe County School District will have a two-week Spring Break this year – March 31 to April 11.  Here are some fun options that might intrigue the kids:

Vacation Station, through the City of Reno Parks & Recreation, offers many different programs for ages six to 14 at these locations: Evelyn Mount Northeast Community Center, Plumas Gym, and Double Diamond Elementary …

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