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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 …

Ho! Ho! Ho! Where to See Santa this Year

Whether you are in Reno, Tahoe, or Carson City, we have the ultimate list of where you can take your kids to see Santa Claus. Reno-Sparks Area Photos with Santa (November 22nd – December 24th, The Summit Mall, 13925 S Virginia St, Reno) Capture the magic of the season with a professional photo with Santa. Visit Santa’s Workshop near the Christmas Tree at Center Plaza. Check their website for times. Breakfast With Santa at Skipolini’s (December 8th from 8 – 10 AM, The Summit Mall – 13999 S. Virginia St., Reno) To purchase tickets and for more information, call (775) 852-2200. Santa at Legends Scheels (every Saturday and Sunday in December from 11 AM – 3PM,1200 Scheels Drive, Sparks) Santa will …

5 for Friday: Five Things to Do with Left over Halloween Candy

Ok, it’s been over a week since your little trick-or-treaters gathered their loot! If it still seems like you have an abundance left (that you’re trying to get rid of) we’ve compiled five ideas for you!   Trail Mix it Up Open bags of little candies like M&Ms and make your own trail mix by adding pretzels, nuts, and dried fruit to create an energy-filled snack for your next outdoor adventure!   Bring it to the Office The workplace is notorious for the disappearance of communal treats. Why not share the wealth with your colleagues or save some in a bowl at your desk for visitors!   Donate it! Groups like Operation Shoebox, and Operation Gratitude will gladly take donations …

Hearing Loss in Children on the Rise

Hearing loss is on the rise in the United States and the most common reason is noise. It is estimated that ten million people suffer from irreversible noise-induced hearing loss.

Keeping Kids Healthy at School

In this day an age of food abundance and cheap junk food, many of us have forgotten how to eat, and as a result, our children are learning bad habits that lead to obesity. As our kids grow, we need to help them develop active lives and healthy eating habits that will last a lifetime. Here are a few tips to keep our kids eating like they should.