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New Consortium Brings Care to Pediatric Cancer Patients throughout the Region

  Health organizations join forces to support the only locally operated pediatric cancer care practice serving children and families of Northern Nevada. Gaining access to pediatric cancer care just got easier for children and their families in our region. A new collaborative, Sierra Pediatric Blood and Cancer Consortium, is bringing full-time hemotology-oncology pediatric care to the community’s doorstep. Through this collaboration, local and rural pediatric patients benefit from services in Reno and Carson City, allowing them to receive care in their community when they need it. Prior to the partnership, treating physicians were only available in Reno on a part-time basis or required families to travel to Las Vegas, California or Utah for care. This unique opportunity brought five major …

Top Apps for Family Travel

Travel has certainly changed since the introduction of iPhones and other SmartPhones. Now, we have access to maps, user reviews, booking tools, and so much more, right at our fingertips! But with all of the apps that are available, how do you know which are worth downloading? Here’s our guide to the best apps to download for family travel, split out by category.   Photo Editing Apps for Travel: Snapseed (free) Snapseed is a Google-owned app that is the most comprehensive of the photo apps here. It’s perfect to use when you have extra time or really want to take a few extra steps to make a picture perfect. There are lots of editing options, including the ability to edit …

Chipotle Chicken Tortilla Soup

Not a fan of soup? This recipe will change your mind about that! Serves 4 Ingredients 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 1/2 teaspoon bottled minced garlic 3/4lb chicken breast tenders, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 teaspoon chipotle chile powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 cup water 1/4 teaspoon salt 14fl oz fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth 14.5oz stewed tomatoes, undrained 1 cup crushed baked tortilla chips 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1 large lime cut into 4 wedges Directions 1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. 2. Add minced garlic and chicken; sauté 2 minutes. 3. Add chile powder and cumin; stir well. 4. Add water, salt, broth, and tomatoes; bring to a boil. 5. Cover, reduce heat, …

Cut your Own Christmas Tree

Cut your own Christmas tree – enjoy the winter weather, spend time your family and get some physical activity.

Make the Most of Family Fall Fun

Autumn is a beautiful time of year and we want to know the best ways to enjoy it.