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Igniting your sense of purpose
Igniting your sense of purpose

May 21, 2019

Living in alignment with a sense of purpose gives our lives a solid foundation and allows for true meaning and joy to emerge. One of the pillars of wellness is pursuing a sense of purpose,...


Facts about testicular cancer

May 20, 2019

Testicular cancer is not common, but it does affect about one out of every 250 males at some point in their lifetimes, according to the American Cancer Society. The average age at the time of...


Choosing the right ketamine clinic
Choosing the right ketamine clinic

May 17, 2019

Too many people, too often, avoid seeking treatment for their mental health issues due to the negative stigma associated with them. Having an aversion to taking pills, and talking about difficult or compromising subjects with...



Gear up for cycling with a bike fitting at Barton Health
Gear up for cycling with a bike fitting at Barton Health

May 13, 2019

With temperatures warming up, this is the perfect opportunity to get your bicycle ready for the season, and anyone who enjoys riding should have their bike fitted. At Barton Health, bike fitting is geared toward...


Tips for improving resilience in children
Tips for improving resilience in children

May 7, 2019

What is resilience? The term originated from engineers and is related to materials that are able to bend, stretch or compress and then return to their original shape after being stressed. In regards to human...


Geriatric psychiatry provides support through aging
Geriatric psychiatry provides support through aging

May 7, 2019

Many positive changes come with aging. Financial independence, freedom to pursue hobbies and more time to spend with loved ones are some such benefits. But as men and women age, they also must give consideration...


How certain nutrients affect your body
How certain nutrients affect your body

April 22, 2019

The effects of proper nutrition on the body are profound. When paired with routine exercise, a diet that’s rich in nutrients can lay the foundation for a long, healthy life. Many people are aware that...



5 tips for happier, healthier holiday season
5 tips for happier, healthier holiday season

December 13, 2017

The Holiday Season is an especially wonderful time of year. We look forward to holiday get togethers, to holiday meals, to good cheer and yes, treats. But we don’t look forward to holiday pounds. Many...


Finding the words to talk about suicide
Finding the words to talk about suicide

September 7, 2017

Each year, more people die from suicide than war, homicide, and natural disasters combined. The good news is that suicide can be prevented if the signs are detected and the right actions are taken. Healthy...





Healthy Tahoe: Making sense of strong emotions
Healthy Tahoe: Making sense of strong emotions

May 10, 2017

Emotions — what a puzzle! We all have them, yet none of us understand them very well. Why is that? Stated simply: Some people seem to have more emotions than others. But why? Why do...


Healthy Tahoe: Refuel your body and your mind
Healthy Tahoe: Refuel your body and your mind

May 3, 2017

What fills you up? When you are tired, worn down and need some refueling, what do you do? These are just a few questions I ask parents and caregivers. For many, the daily demands are...


Mental Health Month in El Dorado County

May 1, 2017

May is national Mental Health Month — an important time to promote mental wellness for all, said Jamie Samboceti, deputy director of El Dorado County Behavioral Health Services. Studies show that nearly one in five...