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Essential oils for the immune system

We know that when we take care of ourselves through diet and exercise that our body systems receive...

 

COVID-19 protective measures

The most Reverend Joseph V. Brennan, D.D. has announced that the closure of ALL Churches, Missions and Stations; including all grounds and facilities...

 

No reports of COVID-19 at CCI

No cases of corona virus among inmates or staff at the California Correctional Institution at...

 

COVID-19 testing in Kern County

Two main COVID-19 test sites in Bakersfield take walk-in patients. Priority Urgent Care is testing...

 

Leave Healthy, Not Hungover

Ginger. Seems people love it or hate it. Those who love it tell those in the other camp that, "it's...

 

Heartworm disease in Tehachapi

Recently a local Tehachapi dog has tested positive for heartworm disease. This dog was born, raised and has never traveled out of the area. What this...

 

Valley Strong Credit Union responds to Coronavirus

President Franklin D. Roosevelt once said, the “only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” The President uttered these historic words in 1933...

 

Looking toward a healthier 2020? Here's three go-to tips from a local dietitian

New Year Resolutions are always made with the best of intentions. People typically want to get...

 

Kern County Goes Red for American Heart Month in February

February is American Heart Month. It’s the time of year where people spend a little more time focused on love and their loved ones. It’s also a...

 

First flu-related death of 2019-20 flu season reported

Kern County Public Health Services Department has received confirmation of the first flu-related death in Kern County for the 2019-20 flu season. The...

 

Phobias

Phobias – you know, irrational fears like fear of flying, the dark, heights, etc. I have had a fear of escalators since childhood. Occasionally, if...

 

Preventing brittle bones, as easy as changing your diet

When it comes to osteoporosis, milk doesn't always do a body good. That's the news from a Harvard...

 

Celebrating one year of caring for our community

It's been one year since we opened the doors of the new Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley Hospital,...

 

Adventist Health offers support to Hospital Guild

On Aug. 7 the Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District sent a letter to the Guild of Tehachapi Hospital...

 

AHTV earns basic Emergency Department status, launches echocardiogram program

Think of any modern hospital in a big city. It's likely you'll picture radiologists checking...

 

Public Health cautions residents of potentially harmful algal blooms in Lake Isabella

The Kern County Public Health Services Department is urging boaters, dog owners and other recreational lake users to exercise caution and observe...

 

Measles exposure in Kern County

A person diagnosed with measles stayed in Kern County while infectious. From July 4-5 the person stayed at the DoubleTree Hotel located at 3100...

 

Adventist Health launches solar initiative across Central Valley hospitals

Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley is proposing a solar project that will offset almost all the hospital’s energy use, helping to dramatically...

 

Hello Tehachapi

Q&A with Dignity Health Medical Director of Clinic Operations, Francie Barnett Q: Dignity Health Med...

 

Auricular acupuncture

What is auricular acupuncture? Auricular acupuncture is a system utilizing points on the ears that was developed in the 1950s by the French...

 

Meet Kathryn Ostrem

As a senior dietitian at Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley, it's Kathy's passion to improve...

 

Prescription painkillers

This is an article I wrote a few years ago, and recent events have brought the subject to the...

 

Soul food

I've been on a Southern food kick lately. There's something comforting in the cuisine. Maybe that's...

 

Healthy holidays for you!

The holidays may be a source of many special memories. Also temptation, stress, and oversize...

 

Exercise: do you need it?

Exercise is what a lot of us do to stay healthy and fit. Exercise is what all of us should do to...

 

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