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Safe Sleeping for Infants: The ABC’s of the ZZZs


Safe sleeping and sleeping preferences continue to be popular topic among moms. And, in January of this year it was reported that an alarming number of seven infant deaths occurred Washoe County due to unsafe sleeping conditions. To get some answers, we talked to Bre Taylor, Director of Maternal and …

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Getting Back to the Basics

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We can all remember vividly our teenage days when we were full of energy, lived in the moment and had no regrets. Fast forward a few decades, add in a few kids, busy schedules and all the other things you are juggling and the result equates to no energy, cutting …

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Advice from a Hospice Nurse

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November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month which is a time to honor hospice physicians, nurses, therapists and social workers who make a difference for the patients and families they care for. Hospice caregivers who selflessly serve the community’s aged, disabled and dying are celebrated during this month for …

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How the “C” Word Changed My Life

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Sometimes life throws you a large mass of cancer, plants it on your thyroid and says, “It’s a great day in the neighborhood.” That is my reality. A few weeks ago, I found out my thyroid was rather large and firm. Is that abnormal? I mean I do work in …

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