The perfect supper after an awesome day of skiing.
Study finds the availability of primary care doctors in Northwest Colorado is higher than in other rural areas
The study looked at health care regionally and found that in Routt, Moffat, Jackson and Rio Blanco counties, there is one full-time equivalent primary care physician for every 2,080 residents.
The conversation around health care and what we pay for it is beginning to change. The realization that we pay way more than other countries for the same services is beginning to sink in. Why do Americans on average pay $8,143 for hospital and physician services for cataract surgery while the Swiss pay $2,566 and the French only $1,938? By all accounts, outcomes are similar.
Steamboat Springs might be one of the top ski resorts in Colorado, but for the purpose of the Affordable Care Act, Routt County is not a resort region.
Marchele McCarthy is offering a six-week workshop called “Finding Freedom from Old Habits and Negative Emotions,” starting March 5 and continuing on Wednesday evenings through April 9 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
At a glance, Yampa Valley Medical Center’s recent accreditation by the Commission on Cancer may not mean a lot to the average resident. It can mean everything, however, to those who have, or may face, a cancer diagnosis.
While there may be plenty of quick and convenient options for dinner, hastily prepared food or grab-and-go meals are often are less nutritious and more expensive than planned, home-prepared meals.
When you live in a small town like Hayden, the options can be limited.
The next nutrition seminar Feb. 11 will focus on cardiovascular health.
There's Olympic fever in the Yampa Valley, so I asked a former Olympian, Caroline Lalive Carmichael, about how important drinking water was to her success.
Casey's Pond Senior Living will be hosing a free memory loss informational seminar and luncheon.
Recipe has been adapted from "Cooking Matters for Adults."
“This talk is designed for a broad audience, not just older adults who are more aware of their cardiac risk factors,” Baker said. “I would like to see young athletes, parents, coaches and people of all ages who are exercising and think they are healthy.”
The median annual household income for seniors is $34,000, and it’s just under $30,000 for people living on Social Security disability benefits. Looking at the stats another way, half of all people with Medicare live on annual incomes of $23,500 or less; one-quarter have incomes below $14,400. Both reports found that even with Medicare, high health care costs are eating up a substantial portion of those incomes as Medicare beneficiaries know all too well.
For Brian Hoza, dean of student affairs for CMC's Alpine Campus, the legalization of marijuana for adults is the latest societal shift he has seen in his education career that spans more than 30 years.