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Kids and Allergies: Can They Outgrow Them?

By , May 21st, 2015 | News, Nutrition, Safety | 0 Comments

Vanessa Slots, MD, Pediatrician, Renown Medical Group Pediatrics

Kids and AllergiesHave you ever been told you were allergic to something as a kid, but were too young to remember it? Or all throughout your childhood, your parents kept you away from certain foods like eggs, milk or nuts or wouldn’t let you get a puppy because your eyes would swell up or you broke out in hives.

This happens to many people. So why is it, years later, when you mistakenly eat something that has an “allergic ingredient” or pet a friend’s dog nothing happens?

You can outgrow your allergies.

“Allergies can certainly change as we age,” says Vanessa Slots, MD, Pediatrician at Renown Health.

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21May

Bike Helmet Fit Test

By , May 19th, 2015 | News, Safety | 0 Comments

Be sure your kids are safe on the roads and always wear a helmet when bike riding.

Here are some quick and easy tips to correctly fit their helmet. For more bike safety tips, visit renown.org/SaveYourSkull.

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19May

Today is Baby Expo!

By , May 16th, 2015 | The Lactation Connection | 0 Comments

Baby ExpoOur Lactation Connection team is at Baby Expo today. The annual event runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Grove. Tickets are just $5 at the door.

Stop by our booth and enter to win fabulous prizes, pick up some handy, free giveaways, shop the latest from our on-site store or let us know how we can help you in your breastfeeding journey.

Hope to see you there!

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16May