Sporting Clay Shoot a Big Success

By , March 19th, 2013 | Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Events, News | 0 Comments

The 2013 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals’ (CMNH) Sporting Clay Tournament presented by Renown Health Auxiliary was another record year in both attendance and funds raised for children in our community! 147 participants came out to Sage Hill Clay Sports Saturday for a great day of weather and fun.

CMN Champion Joey Jacobsen and his dad huddle with their team at the 2013 Sporting Clay Shoot.

The event raised more than $40,000 for Renown Children’s Hospital, northern Nevada’s only CMN Hospital. Proceeds from the event will fund the purchase of a SonoSite Point of Care Ultrasound System.  This system lets …

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Recognizing Signs of Croup

By , March 14th, 2013 | Parenting | 0 Comments

Knowing when your child needs stitchesChelsea Wicks, MD, pediatrician, Renown Medical Group

Croup is a common childhood infection seen throughout the year, most commonly in late fall and early winter. It is usually caused by a virus called parainfluenza. However, the symptoms of croup can be caused by several different viruses. 

Typically, croup will start out with a sudden fever, runny nose and classic, deep, barky cough. The cough is described by many as sounding like a seal or dog bark. The deep cough and fever usually last 2-3 days and is always exaggerated at night. The cough is caused by swelling of the upper airway/throat area. Because of …

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Thank You for Supporting 36 Hours for Kids

By , March 12th, 2013 | Children's Miracle Network Hospitals | 0 Comments

The 36 Hours for Kids Radiothon, presented by Alice 96.5 raised more than $37,000. Thank you to all who supported the event and helped to keep quality healthcare close to home for kids in our community.

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