Welcome Dr. Cary Wheeler D.O.  New Chief Medical Officer at AVH

Welcome Dr. Cary Wheeler D.O. New Chief Medical Officer at AVH

by Anne Hilow Dr. Cary Wheeler, D.O. recently accepted the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) position at Alexander Valley Healthcare. Born and raised in Redondo Beach, she and her family live in Ukiah. Why did you become a physician?While obtaining my Sociology degree, with...

The Human Virome

by Gina Berry, MS, RD, CLTSponsored by You may have heard about the microbiome – a collection of microorganisms such as bacteria that live in our intestinal tract (and weigh around 2 pounds!) But, most people have never heard of the virome! This is a group of...

Yams, Turnips, and Rutabagas – Oh My! Gina Berry, MS, RD, CLT

Sponsored by Dahlia & Sage COMMUNITY MARKET This is the time of year when we start thinking about hearty soup, yummy baking, and warm cozy dinners. A delicious and healthy addition to your winter meals can be root vegetables! Tubers, roots, and bulbs are all root...

Stay Hydrated! – Gina Berry, MS, RD, CLT

Summer is here and in Cloverdale we know that means heat! Staying hydrated is important year-round, and on these hot summer days your risk for dehydration rises. Water has many essential functions throughout our body such as temperature regulation, muscle function,...