February 2023

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Love Your Heart Month

Center News

With Valentine's Day coming up, many of us view February as the month of love, but it is also American Heart Month. It's the perfect time to focus on your cardiovascular health!... Read more >
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Women and Heart Health

Rethink Healthy

Most Americans are aware that heart disease is the number one killer of adults in the U.S. We’ve seen the TV drama of a sudden heart attack where an older man clutches his heart and drops to the floor. It is lesser known that heart disease is also the number one killer for women - causing 1 out of 3 deaths, more than all types of cancers combined! ... Read more >
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Sandy Deason, RN, Childbirth Educator

Center for Health Team

Sandy started her nursing career, in Labor and Delivery, twelve years ago, in Boston. She has been with Tahoe Forest Health System for seven years, as a Labor and Delivery RN. Sandy is the instructor of our Birthing with Confidence... Read more >
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Upcoming Health & Wellness Events

Programs & Classes

Upcoming Health & Wellness Events Father with baby Infant Nutrition Learn when & how to introduce solid foods to your baby and: Foster a healthy relationship with food, right from the start using a baby-led approach!... Read more >
Wheat Berry Salad
Wheat Berry Salad

Recipe of the Month

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups hard wheat berries 3/4 cup chopped walnuts 2 stalks celery, finely chopped 1/2 cup tart dried cherries, chopped 1 scallion, chopped 1/2 cup finely chopped parsley leaves 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice salt and pepper... Read more >