YampaCare for Women OB-GYN practice opening at YVMC

Three established OB-GYNs are forming a new practice at Yampa Valley Medical Center called YampaCare for Women.

MALT campaign targets parents to prevent youth drug use

A new campaign to prevent teen drug use in Northwest Colorado is specifically targeting parents.

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Vision therapy helps with learning disabilities, sports vision and traumatic brain injuries

Standing in front of a large television monitor, doctor of optometry Natalie Hansen touches red dots on alternating sides of the screen using each of her hands.

Healthy Eating: Polenta Antipasto

For an appetizer that looks impressive and is quick to fix, try this tasty antipasto.

Health briefs: YVMC announces new OB/GYN practice

Mary Bowman, M.D., Diane Petersen, M.D., and David Schaller, M.D., will join Yampa Valley Medical Center to create a new women's health practice. YampaCare For Women will open May 5.

Monday medical: Don't let tennis elbow keep you off the courts

While the ski lifts may have only stopped turning Sunday, an unusually dry and warm late season had many in the valley long to turn their attention to warm weather recreation. Tennis certainly ranks high on the list, and although indoor courts fuel a competitive, year-round community in Steamboat Springs, sun-filled days ensure a rapid return of the weekend warriors to the game.

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YVMC honored for support of military service

Six weeks after starting his job as an emergency room technician at Yampa Valley Medical Center, Bret Martin was called to serve.

Focus on fitness: The long walk to the pool

The first step in returning to the swimming pool is the walk to get there.

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LiveWell Northwest Colorado boosts healthy eating and exercise in local schools

Sometimes all it takes is a taste test to change the eating habits of a picky child, or open their mind to a new food or new way to prepare an old one.

Healthy Eating: Sriracha deviled eggs

A recipe for spicy Sriracha deviled eggs.

Health briefs: Take precautions with live poultry

Individuals should take precautions when handling chicks, ducklings, goslings and baby turkeys due to possibility of Salmonella infection.

Routt County CSU Extension: Spring clean your refrigerator

Consider spring cleaning your refrigerator this month. Not only will the fridge be spotless, but you will also be protecting your family from getting sick.

Monday Medical: Why managing stress matters

Most of us manage stress, but not in healthy ways.

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Dr. Larry Bookman retires as chief medical officer at Yampa Valley Medical Center

Dr. Larry Bookman said that the roles of chief medical officers both nationally and at Yampa Valley Medical Center, are evolving and requiring that they take on more and more administrative responsibilities.

Routt County fares well in annual health rankings

Annual nationwide health rankings released last week place Routt County as fifth highest of Colorado counties in overall health.