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Stay Safe in the Smoke!

  Regular air quality updates for our region can be found at With several summer fires roaring through our region and air quality levels reaching a “moderate” to “unhealthy for sensitive groups” smoke level, it’s important to be mindful of our surroundings and make small adjustments to our daily routine to stay safe. Carson Tahoe Health recommends everyone start to consider the following precautions in times of moderate or worse levels: Stay inside Refrain from exercising outdoors Keep hydrated to suppress a cough and help prevent smoky air from settling in lungs Limit use of vacuums or gas stoves Keep windows and doors closed, and use air conditioning if possible to help filter air throughout the house When driving …

How Concussions Affect Adults & Seniors

Dr. Christopher Demers answers local resident’s question about how concussions affect adults & seniors.

Know Your Winter Storm Weather Lingo

Winter storms are a part of your life if you are a resident in Carson, Douglas County or Washoe County, but do you know the difference between a storm advisory and a storm warning? We’ve compiled the most common storm-related lingo so you and your family can be as prepared as possible should mother nature decide to “bring on the snow!”   Some lingo you should know.   Winter Storm Outlook– Always check what the weather conditions will be for several days after a storm, don’t just assume the storm is a singular day.   Winter Weather Advisory- Winter weather conditions are expected to cause significant inconveniences when winter weather advisory is issued. If your area receives a winter storm …

5 Reasons To Exercise On Thanksgiving Day

Exercise, even on a normal day, it can be a chore.  And, here we are at ‘Toast’ suggesting you exercise on Thanksgiving?! We know, we know. But hear us out first. Mina Fiddyment of the Carson Tahoe Health & Wellness Institute is giving us five great reasons we should get moving on this famous for being a lazy holiday. Let’s dive in! It’s a chance to try something new. In most cities, there is usually some kind of Thanksgiving Day race, ‘Turkey Trot” or a charity marathon. In fact, in our area you can try: The Fire Wives and K.A.I.A Fit Turkey Trot In Carson City The Scheels Turkey Trot in Sparks There are short and long-distance options available, making …

4 Steps to Relieve Ankle Pain

Dr. Keith Card answers local resident’s question about what can be done for a sore tendon in the ankle.