A new documentary exploring the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder on veterans and strategies for finding relief makes its Steamboat Springs debut Friday evening at the Chief Theater.
A book signing and reception for Christine McKelvie, author of the new book “Is There a Hospital in This Place?”, will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18 at Yampa Valley Medical Center.
The Northwest Colorado VNA is seeking volunteers to help with the annual Hospice Daffodils fundraiser. Volunteers are needed to drop off and pick up pre-order packets at businesses, help wrap and deliver daffodils and help sell daffodils at Routt County locations on March 15.
We all know it’s important to take care of our heart. Cardiovascular disease is, after all, the leading cause of death globally. What’s more challenging is to figure out an individual’s risk of having cardiovascular disease.
Chocolate as a health food may seem like wishful thinking, especially around Valentine’s Day, when chocolate is everywhere. Believe it or not, some research supports the idea that chocolate provides health benefits.
Craving something sweet? This cookie bar will provide fiber and nutrients by using whole grains and applesauce while satisfying your sweet tooth.
New Casey’s Pond Distinctive Senior Living Executive Director Brad Boatright is ready to hit the ground running with new ideas and a fresh perspective for running the senior community.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending women who are pregnant or attempting to become pregnant consider postponing travel to areas where there is ongoing risk of Zika virus.
Yampa Valley Medical Associates has chosen diabetes management as a clinical focus and will be implementing group visits as an innovative approach to helping patients manage diabetes.
YampaCare for Women, a new three-doctor women’s health practice at Yampa Valley Medical Center, will open to patients in its new location Monday.
In response to a recent study, which revealed that 84 percent of children start the school day in a state of mild dehydration, as well as local anecdotal evidence supporting this statistic, wellness efforts in the Hayden and South Routt School Districts have included a focus on hydration.0
Spinach enchilada casserole
Back injuries can happen any time of year, but with slippery ice and mounds of snow to shovel, winter poses extra risks to the back. Most people experience back pain sometime during their life, and according to the Mayo Clinic, back pain is one of the most common reasons people end up at the doctor’s office or miss work.
Access to addiction treatment is a challenge in Northwest Colorado
A key piece to the puzzle of addiction lies in access to treatment and recovery — a resource that local experts say is limited in Northwest Colorado.
“No one thinks they’re going to become a heroin user.”
Watching Amanda* interact with her young son, it’s hard to believe that a year and four months ago she was a hardcore heroin user.