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.
For Steamboat Springs native Laura*, an addiction to prescription pills began with a snowboarding injury at 16.
Steamboat Springs community begins to address national issue of opiate addiction
“This community has 100 percent been affected; I see it on a daily basis — the abuse of alcohol and drugs,” Dr. Davis Wilkinson, a Steamboat Springs medical provider, said. “It’s here, and the problem isn’t going to go away, and we don’t have a lot of time.
Nutritional health coach Alicia McLeod will host "Purely Paleo: The science behind the Paleo diet" at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2 at Natural Grocers, 335 Lincoln Ave.
Added sugars lurk in many foods and beverages, and new national dietary guidelines suggest it’s time for everyone to shift eating habits to avoid excess sugar consumption.
With bright, airy rooms, easy access and lots of space, YampaCare For Women’s new office will benefit patients and doctors alike.
One of the questions often asked is “Isn’t AA a religious program?” and the answer is, “absolutely not.”
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