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7 Things You’ll Notice After Losing Weight

More than just the number on the scale will change when you lose weight. When it comes to losing weight, many people place a lot ...

Postpartum Care for New Moms

Rest, Proper Nutrition and Asking for Support By Cate Barnett, RN, BSN, Postpartum Clinical Supervisor, The Family Birth Center at Northern Nevada Sierra Medical Center The ...

Safe Sleep Practices for Infants

Guidelines for Keeping Your Baby Safe While They Sleep By Chelsey Wilcox, RN, NICU Nurse, The Family Birth Center at Northern Nevada Sierra Medical Center The ...

Healthy School Lunches

Kids Need a Balanced Meal By Jeni Wolanin, Labor and Delivery Nurse, The Family Birth Center at Northern Nevada Sierra Medical Center We can’t believe we ...

Newborn Care: Well Child Visits

The Importance of Maintaining Regular Well Child Visits By Shawnice Kraeber, MD, Pediatric Hospitalist at Northern Nevada Sierra Medical Center Whether you just had your first ...

Understanding the Basics of Epilepsy

A Guide to Seizures, Treatment and Living Well Epilepsy is a neurological disorder characterized by recurrent seizures, which are sudden, uncontrolled electrical disturbances in ...

Here’s Why AFib May Be Especially Dangerous for Women

Women need to be aware of this serious heart arrhythmia because early detection is important. Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is the most common type of abnormal ...

These Are the 3 Most Common Prostate Problems

If you’re a man, here are three conditions that may affect your prostate as you age. When it comes to health issues that men are ...

These 9 Things Make It More Likely You’ll Fall

Here’s how to recognize common fall hazards so you can do something to lower your risk. Tumbles, stumbles, trips and slips may not seem like ...

The Surprising Question That Might Prevent a Teen Suicide

Learn the signs that indicate a person is at risk Today’s generation of teens struggle with a unique set of challenges. Growing up in the ...