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Heart Attack Symptoms may be More Atypical in Women

Dr. Stephen Tann, interventional cardiologist at Carson Tahoe Health, spoke with Reno Gazette-Journal writer, Maggie O’Neil, about the various symptoms women may have during a heart attack. Read the full story below… Women and men can experience different symptoms when it comes to heart attacks, but any chest pain lasting longer than 30 minutes should be taken seriously by both sexes, said Dr. Stephen Tann, an interventional cardiologist at Carson Tahoe Cardiology. However, there are some studies that suggest subtle differences in heart attack symptoms exist between the sexes, with those experienced by women sometimes described as “atypical” particularly when compared with the symptoms experienced by men. “Women are less likely to have the classic heart attack symptoms of crushing …


The Best (& Cheapest) Places to Swim & Play in Northern Nevada!

It’s a hot day and you need to get the kids out of the house, but going to the park sounds like going to a sauna.  Never fear – We’re here to help get you and your kids out to enjoy some water play! Splash Around at a Local Water Park 1. North Valleys Water Splash Park (North Valleys Regional Park, 8085 Silver Lake Road in Stead) – This is a local aviation themed water splash park, with neat remodels of  military aircraft. It’s a unique water splash park with more than 20 different water features and over 60 spray heads! The park is open daily from 10 am – 5 pm through August 9th, 2014; it will be open …


Don’t Just Dine Out… Dine Outdoors!

It’s an outdoor dining season in Northern Nevada! With the beautiful surroundings, our area offers, it’s no wonder that so many restaurants have made outdoor seating a focus. As the warm weather sets in, here is a list of family-friendly stops as suitable for quick brunch as a late-night bash. So, don’t just dine out – dine outdoors! Reno/Sparks 1. The Stone House Cafe (1907 S. Arlington Ave., Reno) Enjoy one of the most pleasant breakfast experiences around on a large L-shaped patio flanked by trees and scattered with flowerbeds. The basic structure is nearly 80 years old, and the overall effect is that of eating on the grounds of a country estate. Favorites include steak eggs benedict, homemade hash …


The Benefits, Yes Benefits, of Middle age!

We’re all too familiar with the frustrations of middle age, but we often over look the perks of this period of life. Here’s a few of the oh so lovely benefits of reaching middle age! Clearer Skin – Acne doesn’t always clear up after puberty. One cause of adult acne is the production of a hormone called androgen, which increases during menstruation. But later in life these hormone levels begin to even out, leaving your skin less prone to breakouts. For women who have dealt with acne throughout their lives Middle age may bring an unexpected relief. Improved Self-Confidence –Middle age often brings women a renewed sense of confidence and self-assurance. Such refreshing confidence leads to increased energy and drive. …


How Concussions Affect Adults & Seniors

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