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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 ...

Are You Missing This Sign of Ovarian Cancer?

If you often feel full quickly when eating, don’t ignore it. Ovarian cancer has often been referred to as the cancer that whispers. That’s because ...

A Patient’s Care Story

“The ER at McCarran NW Is a Hidden Gem” As a patient with a known heart condition, Shannon knew she did not feel completely right ...

4 Common Causes of Knee Pain

As we age, our joints tend to get sore and achy – especially our knees. Knee pain can affect anyone at any age, but that ...

Don’t Miss These Signs of Heat-Related Illness

It can be uncomfortable to spend time outdoors when it’s very hot. But if you’re not careful, it can also be downright dangerous. Heat-related illnesses ...