Every year, there are more than 4,500 surgeries at Yampa Valley Medical Center. Writer Susan Cunningham outlines some of the surgical terms used frequently by YVMC doctors and nurses.
Long considered an activity for body builders, we now know how beneficial resistance exercise is for both men and women at any fitness level and any age.
Benefiting a local cause, the 12th annual Penguin Plunge will take place Saturday at the Catamount Lake House pool.
On Sunday, local yoga instructors will get together for a unique opportunity to learn about different aspects of yoga and how to transition into the spring.
Feeding The Body Feeding The Soul, a health and wellness resource education center in Steamboat Springs, is now offering specialized laboratory testing for food and chemical sensitivity.
So, how do you jump back on the fitness bandwagon if you’ve been out of routine this winter?
In a place like Steamboat, where active lifestyles are common, it’s important to build and maintain healthy bones — especially for women.
Daffodils for Hospice, a mainstay of spring in the Yampa Valley, raises funds for the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association’s Hospice and Palliative Care program, which has cared for and comforted terminally ill and injured patients and their families for more than 20 years.
A meatless entrée that makes a great healthy grab-and-go meal, an adventurous way to add more greens to your diet.
A program launched in Denver last month is asking entrepreneurs and CEOs to study 10 wicked problems in health and consider business solutions to them.
Yampa Valley Medical Center sees surge in patients with marijuana intoxication
The liberalization of marijuana laws and the opening of medical and recreational shops in Routt County have led to a significant increase in hospital patients experiencing side effects from the drug.
A bill introduced in Congress in late February would extend a program that helps rural hospitals including Yampa Valley Medical Center.
CNCC nursing students envision improvements to nursing care
Colorado Northwestern Community College nursing students last week envisioned a world where hospital scrubs are never worn out of the medical center, Intensive Care Units have designated quiet times and measures are taken to prevent nursing burnout.
The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association has Zostavax vaccine available to prevent shingles.
A recipe for spinach yogurt dip submitted by Karen Massey and adapted from the Hidden Valley website.