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Carson Tahoe Kicks Off Think Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

Carson Tahoe Health (CTH) will celebrate its 17th annual Think Pink kick-off for breast cancer awareness on Monday, October 1. Red’s Old 395 Grill will once again host the event from 5 – 7 PM in Carson City. The event is free to attend and individuals wearing a Carson Tahoe Think Pink T-shirt (any year) will receive free appetizers courtesy of Red’s. Short-sleeved t-shirts can be purchased for a $10 suggested donation and long-sleeved for $15 at various CTH locations and at the event. This year’s raffle grand prize is $500 cash thanks to our generous sponsor Tahoe Carson Radiology. 100% of proceeds from all Think Pink T-shirts, specialty drinks, and raffle sales will go to the Carson Tahoe Foundation …


Carson Tahoe Kicks Off Think Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

  Carson Tahoe Health will celebrate its 16th annual Think Pink breast cancer awareness campaign on Monday, October 2. Red’s Old 395 Grill will once again host the event from 5:00p.m. – 7:00p.m. in Carson City. The event is free to attend and individuals wearing a Carson Tahoe Think Pink T-shirt (any year) will receive free appetizers courtesy of Red’s. T-shirts can be purchased for a $10 suggested donation at various locations and at the event. 100% of proceeds from all Think Pink T-shirts, specialty drinks, and raffle sales will go to the Carson Tahoe Cancer Resource Center for breast cancer education and support. “Statistics show that one in eight women will develop breast cancer within their lifetime,” said Michelle …


What You Need to Know About Ebola

While there have been no reported cases in Nevada, Carson Tahoe Health is taking important steps to be prepared to address the Ebola virus, should the need arise in any of our communities. All Carson Tahoe Health facilities have existing policies and procedures in place for quickly isolating a patient who may be infected with Ebola or other infectious diseases. For the last several months, Carson Tahoe Health Infection Prevention specialists have conducted special training sessions with our hospital staff, emphasizing necessary steps to prevent the spread of the virus Our regional medical center isolation rooms were designed to treat patients who have been exposed to serious infectious diseases. These rooms have unique equipment, airflow and other built-in infection control precautions. …


3 Easy Ways to Grow a Garden in Northern Nevada

Physical activity and mental stimulation can be found as close as your own backyard. Think you can’t grow a garden in Northern Nevada, given our dry climate? Think again! Kim Mason, a registered dietician at Carson Tahoe Health, explains the following easier-than-you-might-think options to grow a garden that lasts all year long!   Option 1 – Grow a “Container Garden” You don’t need a plot of land to grow fresh vegetables. Many vegetables lend themselves well to container gardening. With some thought to selecting bush or dwarf varieties, almost any vegetable can be adapted to growing in a pot. even if you want your favorite full-size variety, if you give it a large enough pot and plenty of soil and …


Easy Frittata Recipe

We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Surprisingly, did you know that only 31% of Americans say that they NEVER skip breakfast? This is pretty troubling, given that skipping breakfast may increase the risk of diabetes in women, the risk of heart disease in men, as well as a decrease in memory skills and a higher risk of obesity for both genders. On top of that, most people who do eat breakfast report that cereal is their go-to meal, which often does not provide a great deal of nutrition. Start your day off right with this delicious, healthy Frittata recipe, brought to you by Kim Mason, dietician at Carson Tahoe Health. Ingredients 1 TBS …