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Lucky ducks provide funding for Northwest Colorado Health hospice

Northwest Colorado Health will host the annual Rubber Ducky Race for Hospice on Saturday, Sept. 10 in downtown Steamboat Springs. The ducks begin their trek at 11 a.m.

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Monday Medical: Want to lose weight? Focus on health

If you’re trying to lose weight, registered dietitian nutritionist Cara Marrs has some bad news and some good news. The bad news? It takes hard work, and there’s no quick fix. The good news? The benefits of a healthy lifestyle make it all worth it.

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Healthy eating: Roasted tomato and spinach pasta

Roasted tomato and spinach pasta

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Health briefs: Rubber Ducky Race Sept. 10

Northwest Colorado Health will host the Rubber Ducky Race for hospice on Sept. 10 in downtown Steamboat Springs.

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Craig woman prepares for leg amputation

At 32 years of age, Amanda Wooten of Craig, decided to cut-off her leg.

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Residents divided over universal health care proposal

A proposed universal health care plan on the ballot in Colorado this November is catching the attention of local residents, who are finding themselves on opposite sides of the issue.

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Healthy eating: Black bean and corn salsa

This recipe was one of the top finishers in the Sweet ‘N Spicy contest at the 2016 Routt County Fair.

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Monday Medical: Have a superhero lunch break — donate blood

Looking to save a few lives during your next lunch break? You might want to consider donating blood.

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Northwest Colorado Health: Programs support breastfeeding moms

We know breastfeeding helps babies and moms, but some benefits may be surprising. This natural process, for example, is a stepping stone to obesity prevention.

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Northwest Rocky Mountain CASA announces new program coordinator

David “Bruce” Cummings was working as a property manager in Craig nearly 10 years ago, when he was alerted to a woman inside an apartment who had overdosed during a suicide attempt.

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Health briefs: Tickets available for Rubber Ducky Race

The race will start at 11 a.m. at the Fifth Street bridge. A celebration with children’s activities and food vendors will follow at West Lincoln Park. There will be $5,000 in cash prizes, including a $1,500 grand prize.

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Community members consider how to address prescription drug and heroin abuse

Community members and human service agencies gathered together last week at a community forum hosted by Grand Futures Prevention Coalition and the Moffat County Department of Social Services to learn more about prescription drug addiction, heroin abuse and what might be done to work on these problems now, before they become community epidemics.

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Healthy eating: Balsamic grilled peaches

Balsamic grilled peaches

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Health briefs: Natural Grocers hosts talk on foods for fitness

Nutritional Health Coach Alicia McLeod will host "Foods for Fitness" from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday, August 29 at Natural Grocers, 335 Lincoln Ave.

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Old Staples building likely to become urgent care facility

After sitting vacant for more than two years, the former Staples building near U.S. Highway 40 is likely to become an urgent care facility.