Dr. Andy Pasternak is a family medicine practitioner who founded the Silver Sage Center for Family Medicine in Reno, NV. Silver Sage Center for Family Medicine provides high quality health care for the entire family, treating the entire spectrum of medical conditions ranging from simple ear and sinus infections to more complex problems like heart disease and cancer.

Terrified of lice? Doctor says THESE are far scarier

Did you know vaccines prevent diseases (like influenza) far more contagious and dangerous than head lice? 

The Why of the When: The Infant Vaccine Schedule

It always brightens my day to have parents bring their newborn into my office for check ups.

Why is it Important to Follow the Newborn-to-2-Year-Old Immunization Schedule?

Newborn baby immunization schedule | Immunize Nevada

National Infant Immunization Week is a great time to highlight the importance of on-schedule vaccination. The CDC and medical experts created the childhood immunization schedule after thorough research and to help protect babies as early as possible from 15 preventable diseases.

Advice from a Doctor: Check Your Sources

HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) vaccine | Immunize Nevada

One of my friends recently posted an article about the HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) vaccine.  When I clicked on the link,