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Awareness month highlights the benefits of yoga

From a sweaty, movement-filled workout to a spiritual, meditative practice, yoga can offer many different experiences.

LiveWell Northwest Colorado: Eat a 'GO' breakfast

Breakfast is truly the most important meal of the day.

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Community support brings building back to life

On Saturday afternoon the newly remodeled Sourth Routt Medical Center was introduced to the community with an Open House event.

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Labor Day weekend brings downtown sidewalk sales

With an eventful Labor Day weekend coming, the annual Sidewalk Sale will take place at businesses along Lincoln Avenue, each offering end-of-season and back-to-school bargains starting Friday at 9 a.m.

Yampa River sets record for Aug. 27

Wednesday's Yampa River flows measured 408 cubic feet per second in Steamboat, setting an all-time record for Aug. 27

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Steamboat residents take part in Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS

Lynda and Kent Hamby and Kent's visiting family joined thousands of others across the country participating in the “Ice Bucket Challenge,” an awareness campaign for the disease Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, better known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's Disease.

Healthy Eating: Roasted Corn and Edamame Salad

Roasted Corn and Edamame Salad adapted from "Créme de Colorado" cookbook.

Mind Springs Health: Techniques to help your feelings, productivity

The study of psychology needs to be about more than mental illness. For years, the focus of psychology and therapy has been on helping people suffering with mental illness. The goal of bringing those that are below average in happiness and well-being up to the average.

Monday Medical: Understanding breast cancer screenings

Most women’s biggest concerns about breast cancer boil down to a simple question: Do I have it? The answer, however, is not always simple. Depending on risk factors, such as family history and breast density, screening and/or diagnosis may require multiple tests and procedures.

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Hayden support group helps victims of brain injury

Leigh Erceg has formed a brain injury support group to help those with brain injuries and disorders navigate the resources available to them in the area.

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Grace Hampton and other Steamboat residents travel to Malawi to provide aid

For Steamboat resident, Grace Hampton, her heart remains in Africa and through a steadfast dedication to one community in Malawi, Africa, she has created a new-found hope for the community.

Monday Medical: Backpack safety is important

Amid all the back-to-school busyness, backpack safety is probably not foremost in most parents’ minds. However, occupational therapy and safety organizations warn that it should be. Pain, strain and the potential for long-term injuries among backpack-toting kids and college students has spurred a “Pack it Light, Wear it Right” campaign from the American Occupational Therapy Association.

Health Briefs: McCarthy to offer 6-week workshop

Marchele McCarthy will be offering a new workshop called “Finding Freedom from Old Habits and Negative Emotions.”

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Routt County CSU Extension: It’s about the whole diet, and not the occasional treat

How many calories are there in a funnel cake? I found myself wondering about this and many other nutrition questions while exploring the food vendors at this year’s Routt County Fair. I received a few nervous looks from those that know that I am a registered dietitian nutritionist, when they passed me carrying a dinner-sized plate of sugar covered, deep fried dough.

Healthy Eating: Quinoa and Spinach Patties

These patties can be made with any steamed greens from the Steamboat Farmers Market, such as mustard greens or steamed, chopped kale.