medical Archives - Carson Tahoe Health

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).


Stroke is the No. 3 Killer in the United States

While heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States, stroke is not far behind at No. 3, and it causes more serious long-term disabilities than any other disease.


Staying Healthy During a Tough Economy

When money is tight, our tendency is to cut costs in every aspect of life. However, we need to remind the community to continue to make good health a priority. The economic downturn has meant real pain for families and communities. For many, a pink slip also means losing vital health coverage and represents tough choices about family healthcare.


Cholesterol By the Numbers

When it comes to reviewing your cholesterol panel, there is so much more to know than just the total cholesterol. Total cholesterol should be less than 200 mg/dl. The other sections of the cholesterol panel that are important factors in your overall health are triglycerides, high density lipoprotein or ‘good cholesterol,’ and low density lipoprotein or ‘bad cholesterol’.


Just Another Day in the ER?

Two things you can say about working in healthcare, no two days are ever the same and working in a “silo” is not an option. Tuesday, July 28 was a day that reinforced my strong feeling that Carson Tahoe is not only a great place to work but if you need medical care, there is no better place to be.