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  • Digging Out: Emotionally

    Tuesday, January 17, 2023 | Kelly Vial, FNPc


    We’ve weathered an intense series of storms; a seemingly endless cycle of too much wind, rain, and snow.  And while winter is known as a tough time of year, this year has felt especially challeng...


  • Give Your Immunity a Leg Up

    Monday, January 16, 2023 | Ariel Rearick, MS, RD


    The COVID-19 pandemic put a spotlight on our immune systems—a complex collection of cells and compounds that defend our bodies against infection. While vaccines are a proven first line of defense, we ...


  • Reframe Your Resolution

    Wednesday, January 11, 2023 | Ryan Carr


    Setting goals is crucial to leading a life you love, having a sense of fulfillment, and being happy. The new year marks a great time to chart a course for personal, professional, and health-related go...


  • Power Outage Safety

    Tuesday, January 10, 2023 | Barton Healthy Tips


    Power outages during or after winter storms have become a common occurrence in our region. When the power goes out, especially for prolonged periods of time, being prepared can help reduce anxiety and...


  • Are You Aware of Urgent Care?

    Wednesday, December 28, 2022 | Matthew Wonnacott, MD


    Illness and injury often pop up without warning. A slip on ice leads to a swollen ankle, kids wake up with a sudden fever, or we may experience a blockage in the ear that’s affecting hearing. While ev...


  • Snow Removal Safety

    Monday, December 19, 2022 | Targhee Oeveraas, MD


    Lake Tahoe is known for its snowfall with multi-day storms dropping deep, often heavy, snow. And while our region embraces these storms, removing snow is a necessary and strenuous task. Shoveling Shov...


  • Creamy Potato Soup

    Friday, December 9, 2022 | Barton Healthy Tips


    Ingredients: 1 cup chopped carrot 1 cup chopped celery 1 cup chopped onion 2 tsp minced garlic 3 cups chopped potatoes 2 2/3 cups vegetable broth 1 cup nut milk Recipe: Sauté carrot, celery and onions...


  • Spine Pain: Typical or Terrible?

    Thursday, December 8, 2022 | Zachary Child, MD


    Back and neck pain is a common reason people seek medical help or miss work. It can range from mild, dull, annoying pain, to an unexpected, often debilitating episode that can completely disrupt one's...


  • Health Through the Holidays

    Thursday, December 1, 2022 | Chipman, Bret


    This winter could bring the spread of a trio of viruses—another COVID-19 wave, an early and harsh flu season, and the spread of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). These viruses result in coughs, runny...


  • At the Core of Core Strength

    Tuesday, November 22, 2022 | Barton Healthy Tips


    Strong core muscles offer so much more than just six-pack abs; a stronger core is one of the best physical improvements you can make for yourself. Having a strong core helps us prevent injuries and pe...


  • Eating Right with Diabetes

    Monday, November 21, 2022 | Lynn Norton


    November is National Diabetes Month, a great time to explore the role that nutrition and lifestyle choices play in our lives. Although eating habits can be difficult to change, simple adjustments can ...


  • Pelvic Health 101

    Tuesday, November 15, 2022 | Barton Healthy Tips


    Many people live with pelvic health concerns for years without knowing that help is available. About one-third of women in the United States have pelvic floor disorder—a condition that often develops ...