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Tuna Tataki from House and Barn

Tuna Tataki from House and Barn

Ingredients 6 oz. sushi grade tuna, block cut 1/4 cup white sesame seeds (or a mix of white and black) 1/2 tsp. chili rub (optional) 1 T olive oil Sriracha aioli (see below) 8 wonton wrappers, cut diagonally and fried until crispy 1/2 cup sesame seaweed salad (wakame), or to taste Sliced pickled jalapeños, to taste Sriracha aioli: 1/2 cup mayonnaise  2 T sriracha sauce, to... »

Satisfying & Savory Bone Broth

Satisfying & Savory Bone Broth

Countless brands of “bone broth” have popped up in the past two years. But it’s not just regular broth with a trendy new label. While it’s made with similar ingredients (meaty bones and aromatic herbs), it’s slow-simmered for a much longer period of time—typically 24+ hours—which results in a deeply flavorful broth with more protein, minerals, and collagen. We put some wid... »

How to Prevent (and Survive!) The Flu This Year

How to Prevent (and Survive!) The Flu This Year

It’s that time of year again. Time for the dreaded winter beast – the influenza virus. It’s also time for the great yay/nay debate – do I get a flu shot, or do I skip it? »

6 Healthier Thanksgiving Swaps

6 Healthier Thanksgiving Swaps

The Thanksgiving feast remains a beloved holiday boasting hearty fare and decadent desserts as far as the eye can see. Research by the Calorie Control Council suggests that the average American may consume as many as 3,000 to 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving Day alone! Thankfully, a few healthy swaps can bring that calorie count way down without sacrificing taste. Doing all ... »

Best Group Fitness Classes in the LV

Best Group Fitness Classes in the LV

Exercise is vital to a healthy life, but sometimes the colder weather isn’t exactly inviting—and that’s exactly why you should join a local indoor group fitness class.  “Group exercise breeds motivation, excitement, and adherence to the program because people feel like they are part of something special,” says John Graham of St Luke’s Fitness & Sports Performance Cente... »

4 Ways to Reduce Carpal Tunnel Pain

4 Ways to Reduce Carpal Tunnel Pain

Carpal tunnel syndrome – that’s the thing you get when you type a lot, right? Not exactly.  “The tendency to develop carpal tunnel syndrome is actually genetic in nature,” says Jon D. Hernandez, MD, a hand surgeon with St. Luke’s Orthopedic Care. “It can also result from trauma to the wrist, such as a fall.” The carpal tunnel in your wrist contains the median nerve. If tha... »

Save Big On Medical Bills

Save Big On Medical Bills

Sometimes, even a top-of-the-line health insurance plan isn’t enough to cover all of your medical bills. You might have a high-deductible, high-copay policy. Perhaps you needed a critical—but uncovered—test. Or you may have incurred some out-of-network expenses. Now there’s an easier way to deal with those budget-busting expenses. It’s called AblePay Health, a no-cost serv... »

Your Guide to Medical Screenings

Your Guide to Medical Screenings

Annual auto inspections ensure our vehicles are safe to operate – but they perform another important function: They can uncover little problems before they turn into big ones. Our bodies would benefit from the same kind of attention because many serious medical conditions can fly under the radar for years before they display obvious symptoms. Getting in front of them with ... »

Healing at Home

Healing at Home

When you face a health issue that needs professional attention but doesn’t require the ‘round-the-clock services offered by a hospital or nursing home stay, St. Luke’s Home Health and Hospice can provide a less costly alternative.  St. Luke’s provides medically required services in a home-based setting and should not be confused with agencies that offer housekeeping, compa... »

5 Surprising Facts About Rheumatoid Arthritis

5 Surprising Facts About Rheumatoid Arthritis

Although osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) both involve stiff, painful joints, the two diseases are hardly the same. While OA generally damages just cartilage in your joints, RA can affect many body systems. Here are a few other facts about RA that might surprise you. MOVEMENT HELPS “Patients with RA tend to feel better when they stay active,” says Emily Ke... »

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