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Tips to Avoid 8 Common Camping Health Hazards

By , July 29th, 2014 | Holiday, Safety | 0 Comments

Whether you are taking a swim, going for a hike or enjoying an evening by the campfire, nothing can ruin your camping excursion faster than illness or injury. Julie Xeras, MD, of Renown Medical Group offers tips on how to avoid the eight most common outdoor health hazards.

Sun Exposure

Too much sun exposure can lead to dehydration, heat exhaustion or heat stroke. Young children, the elderly and athletes who are outdoors in the hot sun for extended periods of time are at the greatest risk. To avoid the adverse effects of the sun, drink plenty of fluids, wear a hat, and don’t forget the …

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29Jul

Register: Liquid Gold 5K, August 2, 2014, University of Nevada

By , July 24th, 2014 | The Lactation Connection, Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week by registering now for next week’s Liquid Gold 5K. The August 2 event is a 5K run/walk through the University of Nevada campus. Bring the entire family to this stroller-friendly event and enjoy music, food, vendors, including Renown Children’s Hospital and The Lactation Connection and a great raffle! Register today.

See our calendar for a full listing of breastfeeding and childbirth education classes and events.

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24Jul