Music as Medicine

By , July 9th, 2015 | Events, Healing Arts, Patient Stories | 0 Comments

A guitar on her shoulder and a wagon full of musical instruments, Music Therapist Sara DePaoli shares her own brand of medicine to patients at Renown Children’s Hospital.

The Children’s Hospital is the first in Northern Nevada to offer children, whether they are there for a short or lengthy stay, the healing power of music. Note-Able Music Therapy Services provides the music therapists through a partnership with Renown Health.

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Understanding Your Child’s Headaches

By , July 7th, 2015 | News, Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Understanding Your Child's HeadachesHas your child every complained of headaches? If so, you are not alone. Headaches in children and teens are actually quite common and, in most instances, not symptoms of a more serious disorder.

These headaches can occur as a result of many different causes. In some cases, they’re caused by an infection (such as an ear or sinus infection), high levels of stress or anxiety or minor head trauma.  It’s important to understand whether your child’s headache is just a passing ache or a symptom of something more serious.

According to J. Ivan Lopez, MD, FAAN, Pediatric Neurologist at Renown Institute for Neurosciences, you should see a specialist if the …

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Take the Miracle Challenge: 27 Days. Get Fit. Help Kids.

By , July 2nd, 2015 | Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Events, Exercise, News | 0 Comments

As part of a nationwide campaign, Renown Children’s Hospital wants you to take the Miracle Challenge and help sick and injured kids right here in our own community.

Watch to see what the program is all about and then register yourself or your team today at


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