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Monday Medical: New flu test is accurate, fast

Think you have flu? This year, you can know for sure.

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South Routt Medical Center welcomes new dentist

The center is partnering with Northwest Colorado Health to generate more referrals for the program and potentially take advantage of grant funding the public health organization hopes to secure to support low-cost dental care across the region.

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New Steamboat Springs health coach offers services

Integrative health coach Sally Wackowski hopes to help people improve their health through changes to diet as part of a new business, A Healthy Fork, LLC.

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Police continue investigations into overdose deaths

Routt County Coroner Rob Ryg said Thursday that the two men who recently died from drug overdoses had a combination of marijuana, cocaine, heroin and alcohol in their systems.

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Monday Medical: Stay cool through menopause

Menopause comes with a range of symptoms, but the symptoms can be minimized with hormone therapy.

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Healthy eating: Four-way slow cooker shredded beef

Four-way slow cooker shredded beef

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Train to volunteer for Hospice in December

Northwest Colorado Health will host a Hospice certification training for individuals interested in volunteering their time to support hospice patients and families in Routt, Moffat or Grand counties.

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Say what? Good hearing improves quality of life

Audiologists in Northwest Colorado remind people that regular hearing tests are as important as regular eye tests to ensure hearing loss is corrected to maintain or improve quality of life.

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Health briefs: YVMC grade improves from C to A on new report

Yampa Valley Medical Center was one of 14 Colorado hospitals to receive an A in the Fall 2016 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, released last week by the national nonprofit watchdog The Leapfrog Group.

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Local psychologist helping to build 'Strong Kids'

Teaching children about emotions, goal-setting, stress and anger can lead to lifelong resiliency skills to help them face the challenges of adult life.

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Routt County CSU Extension: Mapping the Yampa Valley food system

Without the help of a guide or map, it is easy to lose one's way. With this in mind, the Northwest Colorado Food Coalition is developing a map of the Yampa Valley food system

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Monday Medical: New treatment offers relief for men

As age increases, so does the likelihood of experiencing urinary issues, but there are also ways to alleviate the symptoms.

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Healthy eating: Maple almond granola

Maple almond granola

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Steamboat Springs property managers consider Amendment 69's impact on rentals

Local property managers are speculating what might happen to rental rates if Amendment 69 were to pass.

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Surgeon visiting Steamboat Springs to talk "brain pacemakers"

Steamboat Springs attorney Mark Steinke remembers struggling to stay awake during his surgery to have a “brain pacemaker” installed in 2009.