Health briefs: Weekly exercise class for older adults begins Thursday in Hayden

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association hosts a Movement and Exercise class is 11 a.m. to noon Thursdays beginning June 4.

Monday Medical: Fit for life

Proper exercise can slow the aging process.

Focus on Fitness: Give yoga a try

Yoga offers physical, mental, spiritual benefits.

Healthy recipe: Rhubarb quick bread

Rhubarb Quick Bread is a wonderful way to use fresh rhubarb. If you are using frozen rhubarb, make sure to pat it dry with towels or it will become too soggy.

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New antibiotic guidelines help children during tick season

As tick bite season takes hold in Northwest Colorado and across the country, medical professionals locally are heralding new guidelines that support the use of an antibiotic to help tick bite infections in children.

Canine influenza outbreak catches attention of Steamboat veterinarians

A strain of canine influenza new to the United States has sickened more than 1,000 dogs mostly in the Chicago area and has caught the attention of veterinarians in Steamboat Springs.

Health briefs: World No Tobacco Day is May 31

Deaths from cigarette smoking and smokeless tobacco products are the most preventable deaths in the United States.

Focus on Fitness: The benefits of group exercise

Group exercise offers numerous benefits.

Healthy recipe: Grilled potato salad

Grilled potato salad is a unique complement to grilled meats that provides a pleasant alternative to traditional potato salad.

Monday Medical: Protect yourself from foodborne illnesses

Foodborne illnesses can lead to serious problems.

Give it a Tri triathlon shifts to new venue

Introducing kids and first-timers to triathlons, the third annual Give it a Tri event will take place May 31 at Catamount Ranch & Club for the first time.

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Rural Routt neighbors banding together to thwart hungry hoppers

“I was shocked to see the numbers of those little grasshoppers in micro climates – up against warm buildings,” he said. “They’re not supposed to be hatching in April at 7,000 feet," – CSU Extension entomologist Bob Hammon

Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association: VNA programs help new moms

VNA programs help new moms face new challenges.

Healthy eating: Seasonal vegetable frittata

This recipe makes a healthy brunch offering and is perfect for dinner.

Health briefs: Immunizations offered this week at Steamboat Springs High School

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will provide routine immunizations for all ages from noon to 4:30 p.m. May 18 through 22 in the Steamboat Springs High School commons.