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Health briefs: Program to examine precision medicine in cancer treatment

Join a panel of oncologists and medical researchers from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center to learn about precision medicine through this educational forum for patients, families, medical professionals and everyone touched by cancer.

Find out how precision medicine is making a difference in the lives of patients and their families. The event, hosted by Northwest Colorado Health, in association with Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, July 17 at Strings Music Festival.

Get free tickets at stringsmusicfestival.com, or pick up tickets at the box office.

For more information contact Suzi Mariano at 970-871-7631 or smariano@northwestcoloradohealth.org.

Weigh and Win kiosk at Northwest Colorado Health

Weigh and Win is a free community program that provides cash incentives to participants who reach their weight-loss goals. Participants weigh in quarterly at a kiosk located in the lobby at Northwest Colorado Health, 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101.

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Between weigh ins, participants receive daily emails or texts with tips about healthy eating, exercise and overcoming weight-loss challenges.

Weigh and Win is a nonprofit program aimed at reducing obesity rates in Colorado. Participation is free. The kiosk is available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Participants can enroll at the kiosk, at weighandwin.com or by texting JOIN to 303-500-1702.

For more information, visit northwestcoloradohealth.org/weighandwin, or call 970-871-7618.

Mountain Madness run/walk to benefit Northwest Colorado Health

The Steamboat Springs Running Series Mountain Madness half marathon and 10K will begin 7:30 a.m. Saturday, July 1 at the Steamboat Springs Parks and Recreation Parking lot, 245 Howelsen Parkway.

All proceeds benefit Northwest Colorado Health. Walkers are welcome in the 10K, and there will be a kids' dash at 10 a.m. Entries start at $25 and include post-race food, prizes for winners and a raffle entry. Register at steamboatrunningseries.com. Race day registration ends at 7 a.m.

 

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