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Rubber Ducky Race returns as VNA fundraiser

A former Yampa Valley Medical Center fundraiser that pits rubber ducks against each other in a race down an eight-block stretch of the Yampa River will continue this year thanks to the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association.

Health briefs: YVMC announces YampaCare cardiology

YampaCare Cardiology will continue to offer cardiology services previously provided to the surrounding communities in the same locations.

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Local organizations offer mental health support

Nationwide, nearly one in four people will have a diagnosable mental illness within any given year, according to Craig Thornhill, program director for the Mind Springs Health office in Craig.

Monday Medical: New technology for early detection of skin cancer

New technology is making strides in the fight against melanoma.

Focus on Fitness: HIIT training hits the spot

High intensity interval training is a great way to burn major calories in a short amount of time.

Healthy eating recipe: Pressure cooker coconut curry chicken

This recipe uses a pressure cooker to make coconut curry chicken.

Photos sought for Yampa Valley Medical Center’s history book

Historic photos needed for book on hospital's 100-year history in Steamboat Springs.

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Steamboat resident's Mindful Life program takes off

Kristin Race was studying the neurology of stress for her doctorate several years ago when she learned she had an autoimmune disease, likely caused by stress.

Health briefs: Anytime Fitness hosts free workouts in May

Anytime Fitness of Steamboat Springs is hosting free workouts during the month of May at 10 a.m. every Saturday at Whistler Park.

Healthy eating: Layered rigatoni bake

This recipe incorporates tofu into an Italian-style dish.

Monday Medical: Melanoma needs a celebrity

Betty Ford brought breast cancer — and addiction — out of the closet. Katie Couric helped bring to light the importance of screening for colon cancer. Angelina Jolie became the poster child for BRAC mutations. Melanoma needs a celebrity.

"Cyber-Seniors" screening kicks off senior-teen mentor program in Routt and Moffat counties

Upcoming screenings of a documentary about a group of teens teaching seniors how to navigate the Internet and social media will kick off a local program pairing teens and seniors in the same way.

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Steamboat Springs OB-GYN to deliver the last of more than 2,000 babies next month

Some of the fondest memories Dr. Leslie Ahlmeyer has of her two decades in Steamboat Springs include the deliveries of more than 2,000 local babies.

New initiative aims to reduce low-weight and preterm births in Colorado

A new two-year initiative will aim to reduce the number of pre-term births and low-weight births at hospitals across Colorado.

Health briefs: Middle school's photo gallery to highlight healthy living campaign

Steamboat Springs Middle School will host an art gallery featuring photos chosen from the Bettermeyv youth healthy living campaign.