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  • Medical Care During 4th of July Weekend

    Throughout this holiday weekend, we're here if you or your loved ones need medical care. Due to COVID-19 precautions, please call each office before arrival. Barton Emergency Department 24-Hour Emerge...

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  • Men's Self Care

    Preventative care can catch diseases early on and keep you healthier longer. Know when to see your primary care provider versus a urologist; refer to the chart below for a general guide. Primary Care ...

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  • Local nurses share perspective

    As part of the national celebration of Nurses Week 2020, we asked nurses caring for some of the community’s most vulnerable patients to give their perspective on the frontline of COVID-19, and the 200...

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  • Facing Unprecedented Times Together

    Across the nation, communities like ours are facing the reality of coronavirus COVID-19. Lake Tahoe is not exempt from the hardships of the pandemic. While we face individual difficulties in this cris...

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  • Coping with Loss

    When you have lost someone you love, the grief can seem unbearable. Learning new ways to cope can feel too difficult, finding the time and energy for self-care too impossible and reaching out too pain...

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  • Indian Cauliflower and Potato Curry

    Warm up with this fragrant and hearty recipe, packed with immunity-boosting ingredients. Ingredients Avocado oil spray 1 tbsp. minced fresh garlic 1 tbsp. minced fresh ginger 1 cup diced yellow onion ...

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  • It's Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Shot

    Flu season arrived early this year, and has been widespread throughout California and Nevada. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that so far this season there have been at least 6...

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  • Put Radon on Your Radar

    Just because you can’t see or smell radon doesn’t mean it can’t hurt you. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this colorless, odorless gas is the second leading cause of lung ...

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  • Goal Setting & Overcoming Obstacles

    Identify something that you want to accomplish and believe in your ability to attain it. Setting goals creates a clear life direction to get closer to what you want. Our mindset determines the energy ...

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  • Healing Hands in Far-off Lands

    Not many orthopedic surgeons go directly from their residencies to a war zone. But that was the 2005 journey of Dr. Kyle Swanson, an orthopedic surgeon with Barton Health’s Tahoe Orthopedics and Sport...

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  • Outstanding Orthopedics

    How Barton Health has grown into the powerhouse it is today Since opening Barton Memorial Hospital in November 1963, Barton Health has continued to grow to meet the health care needs of the Lake Tahoe...

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  • My Journey to Health

    How one medical appointment changed Amanda Buck’s life   Living in South Lake Tahoe, Amanda Buck had always wanted to hike iconic Mt. Tallac, but she was intimidated by what it would take to reac...

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  • A History of Caring

    Robert and Lisa Maloff's devotion to community stems from a lifetime of generosity. If the names on the walls of the Robert Maloff Center could talk, they would tell a story of generosity, caring and ...

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  • Medical Care Hours During the Holiday Season

    Throughout this holiday period, we're here if you or your loved ones need medical care: Barton Emergency Department 2170 South Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA - 530.541.3420 24-Hour Emergency Care Barton Ur...

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  • Youth Vaping: Know the Risks and Signs

    Originally created to help adults stop smoking, e-cigarettes have evolved into a concerning trend with local youth Electronic cigarette and vape pen use has become a common practice in many communitie...

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  • Drs. Terrence and Jeffrey A. Orr

    One of the things that makes the Barton Center for Orthopedics & Wellness the world-class program it is: its dedicated staff of talented doctors. Dr. Terrence Orr has been an orthopedic surgeon in...

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  • Whole Body Wellness

    Barton Center for Orthopedics & Wellness embraces alternative approaches to fight disease A warm wind rustles through the pine trees as three vans full of excited senior citizens pull into the Val...

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  • How to Discuss a Birth Plan with Your Doctor

    You’ve framed your ultrasound and picked the nursery color. Your next step: talking with your doctor about a birth plan. What’s a Birth Plan? A birth plan is a written document that outlines your pref...

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  • When Does Alcohol Use Become a Problem?

    You are at risk for alcohol abuse if your drinking habits exceed: 4 drinks per day for men 14 drinks per week for men 3 drinks a day for women 7 drinks per week for women You may be struggling with al...

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  • Under One Roof - Certified Center of Excellence

    Orthopedic patients looking for a next step after physical therapy — or any individual who wants a goal-oriented training program — need not look further than the Barton Performance by ALTIS program h...

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  • Festival of Trees & Lights - December 7 & 9

    Barton Foundation's Annual Festival of Trees and Lights will kick off your holiday season! We look forward to sharing a holiday wonderland with you this weekend! Join us at MontBleu Resort Casino...

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  • Miracle in the Mountains

    A drive through the Sierra Nevada always assures spectacular views. But a journey through those same mountains to reach a hospital more than an hour away could be filled with tension. That was Lake Ta...

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  • You Could Save a Life

    Pain isn't always obvious, but most suicidal people show signs that they are thinking about suicide. Warning signs can be subtle and may include increased alcohol and drug use, mood changes and withdr...

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  • Best of Tahoe 2017

    We're honored to provide care for this community. Thank you for voting Barton Best of Tahoe in several categories! Best Health Care Facility: Barton Memorial Hospital Best Doctor: Allison Steinmetz, M...

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  • About Lila Lapanja, Barton Health Athlete

    Lila Lapanja is a Tahoe native and an Alpine Ski Racer on the U.S. Ski Team; she's back in her home range for the Audi FIS Ski World Cup event at Squaw Alpine, March 9-12! After working her way back f...

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  • Fight Against Radon

    Just because you can’t see or smell radon doesn’t mean it can’t hurt you. Radon ranks second to smoking in causing lung cancer deaths. And this colorless, odorless gas kills nearly 100 times more peop...

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  • Carbon Monoxide: Knowing the Dangers

    Carbon monoxide (CO) is a gas that you cannot see, taste or smell. The danger of carbon monoxide increases during the winter months because fuel-powered devices are used more frequently. Carbon monoxi...

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  • No lofty title for nurse practitioner

    By Jessie Marchesseau, Tahoe Daily Tribune As a family nurse practitioner at Barton Pediatrics, Michelle Feeney says the number one question she gets asked is: "What do I call you?" Feeney is not a do...

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