A Family Guide to Fun in the Sun
There's nothing cool about painful sunburns, early wrinkles or an increased risk of skin cancer. And yet that's just what too much UV exposure can bring.
Be Prepared for Old Man Winter
Over the past several years, old man winter has only made a brief stop in Carson Valley. Hence, some of us might have forgotten some crucial preparations that should be done before a true winter season is upon us.
Got GERD? Get relief.
A meal should be followed by a feeling of well-being—not a nasty feeling of fluid in the back of the mouth that burns.
Say goodbye to spider veins.
Nearly 55% of women in the US suffer from some sort of vein problem. Spider veins, tiny red to purple veins that usually appear in the legs and ankles, can be more than just a nuisance. For those who wish these pesky veins would just go away, there are medical treatment options available.
A DIY Guide - For Your Health
There's no denying how popular DIY projects are today. But what about health screenings that can alert us to possible health problems? Can we tackle some of those ourselves too?
Who is your family doctor?
If you're looking for a doctor who can take care of your entire family—from your children to your aging parents—then you just might want a type of doctor whose specialty name says it all: family doctor.
Black Bean "Confetti" Salad
Use staples from your kitchen cabinet to make this great recipe for any spring or summer party. Taste-tested and approved by Carson Valley Medical Center's Food and Nutrition Services department!
Southwestern Beef Roll-Ups
It's time to recharge - and we've found a tasty, pack-for-work snack that will get you through your mid-day slump without piling on the calories:
Turkey Club Burger
Looking for a filling, high protein, low calorie meal? Try this turkey club burger that packs in 29 grams of protein and only 299 calories:
Get Ready for Grandkids
'Tis the season for family and entertaining. Along with that comes the season of cleaning and decorating, and creating the perfect place for your houseguests. But have you considered your smaller guests? Don't forget those around-the-house preparations to ensure the safety of your most special houseguests - your grandchildren.
Tips for Avoiding the Emergency Room This Thanksgiving
While our ER staff are always eager to help anyone who walks in our doors, they might be the last people you would want to spend your Thanksgiving with. Read on for some comical, yet very common and serious holiday injuries that land many a celebrator in the Emergency Room.
Using Antibiotics Properly
With flu season upon us it is common for misconceptions to arise about antibiotics. Read on to learn under what circumstances antibiotics are beneficial to your health.
Recipe for Cancer Free Living
“We often think solely of medications as cures to our ailments,” says Registered Dietician Renie Tharp. “However, we should be considering what really influences every cell in our body, and that is food.”
Mammograms: What You Need To Know
October is the month of falling leaves, hues of yellow and orange, and pink. As healthcare organizations throughout the nation promote breast cancer awareness and scheduling that mammogram appointment, it is important for patients to be in the know.