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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...


5 ways to stay healthy when the forecast takes a downturn
5 ways to stay healthy when the forecast takes a downturn

May 17, 2019

Just when you thought we were about to officially start beach season … winter-like weather rears its cold, miserable head. With the forecast calling for rain, snow and all around bleakness, you’re going to want...


Importance of knowing your family medical history
Importance of knowing your family medical history

May 16, 2019

When visiting a physician for the first time, patients may notice an extensive section on family history on one of the requisite forms they fill out before meeting the doctor. Though it can be hard...



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...


Compassion is at the heart of nursing
Compassion is at the heart of nursing

May 4, 2019

There are over 4 million nurses in the United States. Nurses work in every community large and small providing care in hospital and clinic settings alike. When we seek medical care, we’re often not at...


Facts about colorectal cancer

May 2, 2019

According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosis in both men and women in the United States. These cancers are sometimes referred to as colon cancer or rectal...


The brain, body and stress
The brain, body and stress

April 30, 2019

During the course of our lives, we experience minor and major life-changing circumstances — sometimes intermittently and at other times a connected series of events. As a result, humans are consistently adapting to life’s ebbs...


Prevent prenatal infections
Prevent prenatal infections

April 29, 2019

Protecting children begins the moment a mother learns she is pregnant. Illnesses can affect children in the womb, and expecting parents should be aware of conditions that can affect the health of the fetus, also...


Effects of caffeine on the body
Effects of caffeine on the body

April 26, 2019

Caffeine is a vital component of many people’s daily routines. A morning cup of caffeinated coffee provides the boost people need to get out the door and on their way each morning. The history of...


History of hearing aids
History of hearing aids

April 24, 2019

Today’s hearing aids are remarkable devices that help people who are hard of hearing in myriad ways. These devices are part of a rich history of hearing assistance items that dates back several centuries. According...


Barton Health opens neurology office in South Lake Tahoe
Barton Health opens neurology office in South Lake Tahoe

April 23, 2019

Barton Health recently announced the opening of a neurology office and the arrival of a new doctor to South Lake Tahoe. The office will expand patients’ treatment options for neurological issues, disorders of the nervous...


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...


Daily steps to keep your heart healthy
Daily steps to keep your heart healthy

April 15, 2019

Heart disease is a formidable foe. According the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease accounts for nearly 25% of all deaths in the United States each year. Issues relating to the heart affect...


States push for caregiver tax credit

April 12, 2019

Gloria Brown didn’t get a good night’s sleep. Her husband, Arthur Brown, 79, has Alzheimer’s disease and had spent most of the night pacing their bedroom, opening and closing drawers, and putting on and taking...


How mattresses affect sleep quality
How mattresses affect sleep quality

April 9, 2019

People make many renovations around their homes to improve their quality of life. When attention turns to the bedroom, some changes can greatly affect quality of sleep. The temperature of the bedroom, its configuration and...


Learn how to banish back pain
Learn how to banish back pain

April 8, 2019

Back pain is one of the most common conditions that afflicts adults. In fact, experts estimate that 80 to 100 percent of adult Americans will have at least one severe episode of low back pain...


April is National Donate Life Month
April is National Donate Life Month

April 5, 2019

Every April, National Donate Life Month stands as a reminder that we all have a capacity to help save a life by registering to be a living organ donor. It is also a time to...