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No Meningitis Outbreak in Northern Nevada

Local epidemiologist explains why Carson Tahoe Health is not at risk from the meningitis outbreak.

Avoid Getting Sick in Nevada with Summer Health Tips

Plague is another concern for this summer. With the rodent population sky rocketing due to our mild winter, more rodents = more fleas= higher risk of plague. Avoid handling rodents dead or alive with your bare hands and always wear gloves.

Don’t Kid Yourself, the Flu is Very Serious

Well it’s that time of year again. Like it or not a chill is in the air, the holidays are approaching and it’s time to think about influenza.

Cardiology Services now available in Yerington & Mammoth Lakes

On December 8, 2011, in collaboration with Mammoth Hospital, Mammoth Cardiology will hold its first cardiology clinic at Mammoth Hospital’s SPORT Center. Mammoth Cardiology is a branch of the Carson Tahoe Heart Institute and is accredited by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACCVPR).

Fatty Liver: Here’s the Skinny

Fatty liver disease is also known as Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD). It is a spectrum of progressive liver disorders in patients who lack a history of significant alcohol consumption. Do you have it?