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MERS-CoV: What You Need to Know

Carson Tahoe Health Epidemiologist, Doris Dimmitt, shares the facts on one of the hottest health topics in the media right now, MERS-CoV. There is a ton of information in the media right now about MERS.  One important thing to keep in mind is this is a rapidly developing and changing issue so we can expect the stories regarding the what, when, why, and how of MERS will change frequently.  We saw this same phenomenon with the SARS outbreak in 2003.  So much is unknown at this point so stay calm, get the facts and we will move through this together as we always have in the past. Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome or MERS is a viral illness first reported in …

Healthy eating: Mashed cauliflower

Mashed cauliflower has a similar taste and texture to mashed potatoes for a fraction of the calories.

Simple Grain Salad & Dressing Recipe

Tired of your same, go-to salad recipe? Kim Mason, a Registered Dietician at Carson Tahoe Health, says that food is something that should be celebrated every time we indulge. The best part is that, while it’s important to enjoy eating, that doesn’t mean it has to be unhealthy food. Kim did a live cooking demonstration at Carson Tahoe’s Field to Plate event and showed how easy it can be to prepare tasty, healthy meals using locally grown fruits and veggies. In case you missed the event, here’s one of the delicious salad and dressing recipes. Try it out! Salad Ingredients • 2 cups cooked whole grain (brown rice, millet, quinoa, barley, bulgur) or legumes (lentils, black-eyed peas, cannellini, kidney, or …

5 Great Ways to Love Your Heart and Your Life

The American Heart Association provides information on “5 Ways to Love your Heart.”

3 Keys to a Stress-Free Life

Carson Tahoe Behavioral Health Services provides tips for dealing with stress in everyday life.