By , October 24th, 2014 | The Lactation Connection | 0 Comments

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Maintaining a Work-Life Balance

By , October 23rd, 2014 | Exercise, News | 0 Comments

Work-Life BalanceTamsen Carson has completed the Tough Mudder an astounding three times — and she has the blue headband to prove it. And, she doesn’t plan to stop there. For Tamsen, endurance events are an important part of her work-life balance.

She ran the Ragnar Relay in Napa Valley in September and plans to build a team for the Reno-Tahoe Odyssey in 2015. Tamsen’s most ambitious goal is to compete in future triathlons to up the ante for her racing pursuits.

Tamsen, a physician assistant with The Pregnancy Center, has been athletic her whole life, but these races have really tested that natural ability. She cites Mudder elements like a 20-foot dive into water …

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Halloween Safety Tips

By , October 21st, 2014 | Events, Holiday, Safety | 0 Comments

Elaine Cudnik, APRN, Renown Medical Group Pediatrics

Halloween Safety Tips With Halloween right around the corner, many families are preparing pumpkins for carving, putting together creative costumes and coordinating trick-or-treating details to celebrate the occasion. However, for all the fun Halloween brings to children, it can be a bit frightful as well. With adequate preparation and attention to safety, parents can avoid some of the dangers associated with Halloween including pedestrian injuries, burns and poisonings.

The first step to being sure your child is safe on Halloween is supervision.

  • No child under the age of 12 should be permitted to trick-or-treat without an adult.
  • If at all possible, keep your children on sidewalks, pedestrian walkways or …

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