Test results show no indication of bacterial meningitis Tuesday

Test results for the two teens who presented with possible meningitis symptoms this weekend have shown no indication of bacterial meningitis, according to TMH Chief of Marketing and Business Development Jennifer Riley.

Healthy eating: Share your healthy recipes

It’s time for us to publish healthy recipes from others in our community. Do you have a recipe that is relatively easy to prepare from commonly found ingredients that you would like to share?

Health briefs: Hospice volunteer training planned

Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will host a Hospice Certification Training for individuals interested in volunteering their time to support hospice patients and families.

Healthy eating: Mountain mashers

This small turkey breast gives you the smell and flavor of turkey without the work of dealing with a full bird.

Focus on Fitness: Three aspects for a pre-ski season workout

Plyometrics aim to increase power by working on both speed and strength. Plyometrics are a great match to skiing, since they are done for short intervals followed by a rest period, just like taking a run and then sitting on the lift.

Monday Medical: Making it easy to choose healthy foods

Hospital food isn’t always known for being tasty and healthy. But at Yampa Valley Medical Center, where you can enjoy a green smoothie while sitting near a Tower Garden, food is exactly that.

LiveWell Northwest Colorado: Take the SNAP challenge

Imagine you only had $4.50 to spend on all of your food and beverages for one day. How would you spend it?

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YVMC moving forward with Outpatient Pavilion, Cancer Center project

Plans for a new Cancer Care Treatment Center at Yampa Valley Medical Center are working their way through the city of Steamboat Springs Planning Department, and hospital officials are hopeful to break ground early next year.

Health briefs: Longtime local psychologist moving office

Licensed psychologist Chris Young, Ph.D., a longtime resident of Steamboat Springs, is moving her office. Starting on Nov. 1, her office will be located at 1560 Pine Grove Road, Suite A, within Dr. Russ Sanford’s office suite.

Monday Medical: Clearing up PSA confusion

If you’re confused about when or if to get a prostate screening, you’re not alone.

Healthy Eating: Mountain mashers

These garlic mashed potatoes have an added zip of flavor from the horseradish. There is no need for gravy with this side dish.

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HealthOP shutdown leaves 185 in Routt County looking for new insurance

The sudden decision by the Colorado Division of Insurance to pull the plug on a popular affordable health insurance option is leaving about 185 Routt County residents to sign up for new plans before the end of 2015.

Two new officers join YVMC administrative team

Hospital staff announced Tuesday plans to welcome new Chief Medical Officer Dr. Ken Lindsey and new Chief Financial Officer Bryan Roach.

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Forums kick off Tuesday for YVMC/VNA health needs assesment

The information collected should provide a picture of how local residents feel about healthcare, the availability of various services and access to resources and information.

Health briefs: Blood drive Nov. 12

Bonfils Blood Center will hold a blood drive from 12:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12 inside the conference room at Yampa Valley Medical Center, 1024 Central Park Drive.