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LiftUp asks donors to sponsor ramen, beans, cereal through new program

LiftUp of Routt County is getting creative in its approach to attract new donors to stock its busy food pantries in Steamboat Springs, Oak Creek and Hayden.

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Health briefs: Order hospice daffodils online

Colorado Health’s annual hospice daffodils fundraiser will be on March 14.

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Monday Medical: Heart Health To-Do’s

When it comes to keeping your heart healthy, there are a few basics that can help.

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Healthy eating: Apple-oat squares

Apple-oat squares make for a healthful and kid-friendly recipe.

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Health briefs: Travelers advised to take precautions against mosquitoes

Northwest Colorado Health recommends individuals planning travel to some popular destinations take precautions against mosquitoes, which can carry Zika, Chikungunya, and Dengue viruses.

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Monday Medical: Strides to keep hearts healthy

Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States, but new treatments are making it easier to keep hearts healthy.

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Healthy eating: Bittersweet chocolate pudding with raspberries

A healthy treat for Valentine's Day

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LiveWell Northwest Colorado: National School Lunch Program going strong

In response to widespread malnutrition among World War II recruits and an abundance of U.S.-produced agricultural products, the U.S. Congress enacted the National School Lunch Act in 1946, with hopes of "strengthening the nation through better nutrition for our school children," while, at the same time, supporting U.S. farmers through guaranteed purchases of commodity products to use in government programs.

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Routt County CSU Extension: The dating game

Understand what food label dates really mean

Confusion about food date labels is a growing problem as consumers have become more aware of food safety.

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Report: Food assistance underutilized in resort communities, including Routt County

A recent report by nonprofit HungerFree Colorado revealed that many low-income residents in resort communities, including in Routt County, aren’t taking advantage of food assistance benefits.

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Ending suicide goal of new program in western Colorado

Mental health provider Mind Springs Health has joined state and national Zero Suicide initiatives that offer tools to end suicide. “Zero Suicide embraces the critically important, fundamental idea that suicide is preventable,” said Executive Vice President of Mind Springs Health Michelle Hoy.

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Sarah Coleman: For the love of pizza

Health and fitness writer Sarah Coleman professes her love for pizza and shares a healthy version readers can make at home.

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Story Stretchers program tailored to Steamboat Springs toddler yogis

Tucked behind the children’s section at Bud Werner Memorial Library, a dozen toddlers and their parents were busy learning the Namaste Song.

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Healthy eating: Baked lemon chicken

Excellent hot and terrific cold, this is a treat for al fresco dining on your patio or in the mountains. And yes, you really do need 10 lemons

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Health briefs: Aging Well exercise classes offered

Northwest Colorado Health hosts Aging Well fitness classes in Steamboat Springs, Oak Creek and Yampa.

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