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January, 2020

  • 26 January

    Why You Should Seek Joy

    seek joy

    Most of us ponder the meaning of life. In all my trips around the sun, I found that this last one gave me the most insight into the simplest way to find the meaning of life. It all started with some conversations I had with my parents and my in-laws. They’re …

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  • 16 January

    Kick the Bucket List


    Something about the new year prompts a fascination with resolutions and bucket lists. We feel compelled to list out all the things we want to get done or experience, yet we rarely check everything off those lists. Almost every time I open my web browser, I see one: some story …

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  • 14 January

    What Moms Can Do to Improve Pedestrian Safety

    pedestrian safety in Reno

    There is one statistic that local moms are focused on right now. Twenty students have been involved in traffic accidents this school year alone. Nevada is one of the top 10 states with the worst drivers, with some of the highest rates of bicyclist and pedestrian deaths in the nation. This local …

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  • 10 January

    Here’s How Local Teens Can Get Free Prom Attire for a Limited Time

    Lexie's Gift Prom Boutique

    Think back for a moment about your prom. Whether it was full of fun and frilly dresses — or a nightmare because the dude you were with was expecting to reach third base, and you weren’t ready — it was likely still an event that inspires abundant memories and maybe even a …

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December, 2019

  • 28 December

    Vaping? How bad can it be?


    I have to be honest. Vaping was first becoming a thing when I was starting practice after residency, and when patients asked me about it, my common response was “Well, I feel like it has to be safer than smoking cigarettes, but there’s not enough evidence on it yet”. Here’s …

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  • 13 December

    7 Diseases That May Be Prevented by Brushing and Flossing

    Dr. Perry Francis

    If you could help prevent your children from dangerous, even life-threatening illnesses for something that takes about two to three minutes per day, would you do it?  I’m guessing you absolutely would.  Scientists are making new discoveries practically on a daily basis about the correlation between oral health and many …

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November, 2019

  • 19 November

    Pasture Raised Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway


    People who know me well know I love to give and gift to others. I love helping with practical needs, such as groceries, and my husband and I prioritize a portion of our money to go towards doing so. What people don’t often know, is that many years ago, WE …

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  • 17 November

    Riding the Polar Express This Year? Here Are Your Tips!

    Family at the Polar Express

    Fairly certain I risk losing my Mom Card for this admission: But I’ve never read “The Polar Express.” Nor have I, I guess I should add, ever seen the movie. I’m a traditionalist when it comes to the holidays. My approach can best be summarized by considering Christmas music: If …

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  • 11 November

    Arte Italia Makes for a Fun Date Destination

    Jackie Shelton and her boyfriend Clay at arte italia's "Neorealismo" exhibit

    By Jackie Shelton, Guest Contributor This season is so different from falls of the past: My kids are grown, my boyfriend’s kids are grown, and we find ourselves able to spend some time together on a weekend afternoon enjoying the abundant cultural opportunities that Reno has to offer. Which is …

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October, 2019