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Health briefs: Exercise class offered for older adults

Northwest Colorado Health hosts Aging Well fitness classes in Steamboat Springs, Oak Creek and Yampa. Gentle, intermediate and advanced exercise and Tai Chi classes are available.

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The Foundry offering free ear acupuncture this week

The center’s clinical director and two therapists are offering free 30-minute ear acupuncture from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday as part of their efforts to become acu detox specialists.

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Healthy eating: Spinach mushroom muffin frittata

Spinach mushroom muffin frittata

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Monday Medical: Reducing ACL injuries in girls and women

Ski season is in full swing, which means skiers need to be aware of the possibility of ACL injuries. Especially women.

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Health briefs: Programs helps people at risk for type 2 diabetes

Northwest Colorado Health will host a lifestyle change program for individuals who have prediabetes or are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes.

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Mindy Marriott tapped to lead REPS

Mindy Marriott is eager to build relationships around the community and recruit volunteers in her role as the new executive director of Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide.

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Health briefs: Support available to quit tobacco

Smoking cigarettes or using smokeless tobacco can have serious, potentially fatal, heath consequences.

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Healthy eating: Light asparagus salad

A delicious recipe for light asparagus salad.

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Northwest Colorado Health: Give yourself the gift of health

Taking an active role in our own health – making good lifestyle choices and taking steps to prevent illness or injury – is one of the most valuable gifts we can give ourselves and those we care about.

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Monday Medical: Giving that lasts all year

It’s the season of giving, but giving to others doesn’t have to end with the holidays. Volunteering is a great way to give back.

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Community Connection Promote health, wellness in communities

Earlier this year, we accomplished a major milestone — rebranding our organization, Northwest Colorado Health.

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Steamboat ski legend Jim “Moose” Barrows out of hospital after brain surgery

Steamboat ski legend Jim "Moose" Barrows remains in Denver but is out of the hospital and making rapid improvements following brain surgery

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Routt County CSU Extension: Entertaining guests with dietary restrictions, allergies

Hosting friends and family for a meal can be stressful enough, but what if your guests also have dietary restrictions to consider?

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Healthy eating: Make ahead chicken enchiladas

Make ahead chicken enchiladas

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Health briefs: Program for Moms now using eWIC card

The Colorado Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children has switched from paper checks to a debit-style eWIC card.