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A Lesson in Helmet Safety

By , June 9th, 2015 | News, Patient Stories, Safety | 0 Comments

Local elementary school students are getting a safety lesson that hits close to home.

As part of the Kohl’s Save Your Skull program, two teachers and a young student share their stories of how wearing a helmet saved their lives.

Kohl’s and Renown Children’s Hospital partner together to bring the Save Your Skull program to local schools to teach kids about the importance of protecting their heads – in this case – why it’s important to wear a helmet.

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9Jun

New Event: Baby Bump & Mingle!

By , June 6th, 2015 | The Lactation Connection | 0 Comments

Baby Bump & MingleParents-to-be are invited to our inaugural Baby Bump & Mingle event Sunday, June 28, at Renown Regional Medical Center.

Meet pediatricians, sign up for a childbirth education class, visit with our board-certified lactation consultants or browse the latest sale at The Lactation Connection. This free event runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Shops at Renown at Renown Regional Medical Center.

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6Jun

Study: Breastfeeding May Help Prevent Childhood Leukemia

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Breastfeeding StudyA new survey shows breastfeeding may reduce a baby’s risk of developing childhood leukemia.

Researchers report that children and teens who were breast-fed for more than six months were 19% less likely to be diagnosed with leukemia, compared with kids who nursed for six months or less.

Leukemia is the most common type of childhood cancer. Cancer is the number two cause of death among children under the age of 15.

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6Jun