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VNA Community Health Center fills key niche in community

The Community Health Center has three primary care doctors on staff, along with four physician assistants and one nurse practitioner. Six of the eight providers divide work time between Craig and Steamboat Springs, with two physician assistants working only in Craig.

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Health briefs: Casey's Pond hosts community happy hour

Casey's Pond Distinctive Senior Living hosts a happy hour from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the last Thursday of each month at the community, 2855 Owl Hoot Trail.

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Healthy eating: Three bean salad with roasted onion

Three bean salad with roasted onion.

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Monday Medical: Sun safety for kids

Melanoma, the most deadly type of skin cancer, doesn’t only affect adults; it also affects children. Though pediatric melanoma is rare, the disease is on the rise in the U.S., particularly among teenagers.

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Master gardener recommends mixture of vermiculite, blended compost and peat moss

Salad bowl garden

Steamboat’s growing season of 39 frost-free days, combined with clay soils and desiccating winds, presents its own set of problems for gardeners.

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Annual Hayden Cog Ride celebrates history, landscape

This Saturday marks the Third annual Hayden Cog Ride, which will showcase the history and landscape of Hayden, while benefiting the Hayden Heritage Center.

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Free yoga offered Sunday to area

Bud Werner Memorial Library presents a free yoga session for May’s community yoga practice focusing on Nicki Doane’s “Maya Yoga Vinyasa Fusion Standing Flow Series” DVD at 10 a.m. Sunday in Library Hall.

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Steamboat local reports smooth recovery after donating kidney

Steamboat Springs resident Dave Berry said he’s been blown away by the experience of becoming a live kidney donor to his oldest brother.

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Health briefs: Free cardiovascular screenings at Taco Cabo

In recognition of Stroke Awareness Month, the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will provide free cardiovascular screenings, 8 to 11 a.m. May 20 at Taco Cabo.

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Stage hypnosis and hypnotherapy share techniques but vary in purpose, delivery, theatrics

During a private session of hypnotherapy, a person does not lose control or fall asleep, but instead, enters a state of deep relaxation, allowing the body and mind to focus and concentrate.

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Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association: Program educates teens about unplanned pregnancy

If and when to become pregnant is one of the most important decisions a woman or couple will make. But becoming pregnant is not always a conscious decision.

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Routt County CSU Extension: Eating for gut health

We have always known that the digestive tract is home to a world of bacteria, fungi and viruses. Only in the past few years did we fully appreciate the role this invisible population, also known as the gut microbiome, plays in our digestion and health.

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Monday Medical: Sunscreen — decoding the bottle

If you’ve skipped sunscreen when the sky is cloudy or when you think you’ll just be inside, you may want to reconsider. About 80 percent of your exposure to ultraviolet, or UV, radiation is incidental — when you’re walking into the grocery store, driving to work or sitting by a window.

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Healthy eating: Spiced lentils over pasta

A tasty take on lentils, pasta

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Rx Task Force to host new series of forums on opioid abuse

Building on the momentum of a series of community meetings in late March, a second round of Rx Task Force presentations are scheduled to take place the evenings of May 15, 17 and 19 at Chief Theater.

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