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Yampa Valley Medical Center adding new cancer center, outpatient pavilion

Yampa Valley Medical Center's biggest expansion project in years is poised to benefit many of the hospital's patients and the doctors who treat them.

Monday Medical: Summer travel abroad? Don’t forget travel vaccinations

One thing that shouldn’t be overlooked when planning summer vacations are travel vaccinations, for which requirements and recommendations vary greatly between destinations and type of travel.

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New state marijuana survey sheds light on adult use and raises questions regarding youth exposure

The Colorado Department of Health & Environment released their first survey on adult marijuana use since the passage of Amendment 64, finding that 13.6 percent of Colorado adults ages 18 and older have used marijuana in the last 30 days.

Healthy Eating: Easy spring rolls

A recipe for easy spring rolls — a perfect light meal for a summer day.

Focus on Fitness: Don't just sit there

Incorporating short movements and exercises throughout the workday can boost employee energy, engagement and efficiency.

Health briefs: Artists needed to create chemo hats

Each year, the Routt County Fair chooses a deserving group or organization as a recipient for its You Be the Judge contest.

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Paleo eating garners mainstream appeal, Steamboat dietitians still have doubts

While the paleo diet has garnered mainstream appeal, some dietitians aren't convinced it's a good idea for everyone.

Healthy Eating: Light key lime pie

A delicious, lower-calorie recipe for key lime pie.

Monday Medical: Kids and ticks — staying safe all summer long

Ticks can be as tiny as a poppy seed or as large as an apple seed and are predominately found in eastern, western and Midwestern states. But Coloradans are not immune.

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Yampa Valley Medical Center to purchase old Safeway building in Craig

Yampa Valley Medical Center is currently under contract to purchase a 49,500 square foot building in Craig that used to house the Safeway grocery store.

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Steamboat community fundraising for first-grader diagnosed with cancer

When Nati and Eric Scherff’s daughter Sofia began complaining of stomach pain in March, the couple thought she must have had a stomach bug.

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Steamboat employees take part in Colorado's Bike Month by biking to work

A challenge is underway for local employees rolling into work on two wheels this month, as part of the Steamboat Chamber Resort Association’s annual Steamboat Bike Commute Challenge.

Health briefs: Haven barbecue and silent auction fundraiser is June 19

The Haven Assisted Living Center’s annual Barbecue and Barn Dance fundraiser will begin at 6 p.m. June 19 at The Haven Community Center in Hayden, 300 South Shelton Lane.

Routt County CSU Extension: Garden herbs give lift to recipes

Homegrown herbs add healthful zest to a variety of recipes.

Healthy recipe: Fresh herb vinaigrette

This light dressing is best when it is freshly made and tossed on a salad of mixed greens. It will keep for up to five days.