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Barton Health has new MRI system, SPECT/CT tech

February 25, 2020

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Barton Health is continuing to expand its medical imaging technology by investing in the latest service enhancing equipment. Barton has acquired a Magnetic Resonance Imaging system that will allow them...



Callie’s Cabin: Chocolate love for winter blues (Recipe)

February 23, 2020

Hot chocolate is thought of as a longtime, popular drink for pleasure for all ages. Medical researchers are discovering that hot chocolate boosts good health and well-being, thanks to the disease-fighting antioxidants in the cocoa....



Callie’s Cabin: A bit of honey for wintry woes (Recipe)

February 16, 2020

Hello to honey cures. These are tried-and-true folk remedies based on scientific studies, real-life stories, medical doctors, researchers, and beekeepers. About a week ago, I had a killer sore throat. It was R&R time. I...


Barton nurse Ashley Collard receives Daisy Award

February 14, 2020

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — On Wednesday, Feb. 5, Barton Hospital honored Ashley Collard, RN, BSN with the international Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses. Collard is a nurse in the Medical/Surgery Department and has been...


Healthy Tahoe: Keep kids safe in winter conditions

February 10, 2020

Winter and spring in the Sierra Nevada can bring chilly temperatures and safety concerns. Barton Health recommends these tips for keeping how to kids safe during the colder months. Several thin layers will keep kids...


Local health officials monitoring coronavirus

February 6, 2020

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — People around the world are worried about the coronavirus and while it hasn’t appeared at Lake Tahoe, local health officials are prepared if it does. Coronavirus is a respiratory illness...


Barton hospital receives top rating from national agency

February 4, 2020

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Barton Memorial Hospital recently received a five-star rating from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the highest rating issued by the federal oversight agency. Barton, according to a press...



Healthy Tahoe: Four steps to prevent kidney stones

February 2, 2020

Kidney stones form when the urine becomes too concentrated — either from too much “bad stuff” in your diet or not enough water — and small crystals form. The crystals slowly grow into large stones...


Healthy Tahoe: Coping with loss

January 31, 2020

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 painful....


Registration open for 2nd annual Pink Heavenly event

January 29, 2020

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — The Barton Foundation is inviting community members and visitors to register now and start fundraising for the 2nd annual Pink Heavenly. All proceeds from the event will benefit Cancer Support...


Barton Health expands acupuncture services

January 29, 2020

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Barton Health’s Center for Orthopedics & Wellness has expanded it acupuncture services. Community acupuncture services now take place in a group environment and are at a lower cost per treatment....



New audiologist at Barton can dispense hearing aids

January 23, 2020

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Barton Health is expanding its audiology care with the addition of audiologist Marina Mulvey, Au. D. to its Ear Nose & Throat Department. Mulvey has more than 25 years of...




Healthy Tahoe: Improving the lives of people with cancer

January 13, 2020

A cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming to patients and their families. While cancer is a life-changing diagnosis, wellness and support services can help patients cope with their diagnosis and symptoms. Studies show that cancer patients...