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Steamboat Springs OB-GYN to deliver the last of more than 2,000 babies next month

Some of the fondest memories Dr. Leslie Ahlmeyer has of her two decades in Steamboat Springs include the deliveries of more than 2,000 local babies.

New initiative aims to reduce low-weight and preterm births in Colorado

A new two-year initiative will aim to reduce the number of pre-term births and low-weight births at hospitals across Colorado.

Health briefs: Middle school's photo gallery to highlight healthy living campaign

Steamboat Springs Middle School will host an art gallery featuring photos chosen from the Bettermeyv youth healthy living campaign.

Monday Medical: Seasonal allergies more severe than in previous years

Living in a mountain town introduces new wrinkles to the old problem of seasonal allergies, and according to experts, the problem is only getting worse.

Steamboat doctor recruiting for knee cartilage reconstruction study

A Steamboat doctor is recruiting for a study of a new knee cartilage reconstruction surgery that could replace the traditional method of building scar tissue to reconstruct damaged cartilage.

Healthy eating: Easy asparagus risotto

A microwaved version of risotto is an inspired way to serve asparagus.

Focus on Fitness: The benefits of foam rolling

Foam rolling offers a variety of health benefits.

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New Colorado rules will complicate immunization exemptions for students

A unanimous vote by the Colorado State Health Board last week will complicate the process for parents wishing to opt their children out of required immunizations.

Monday Medical: Being a cure

During her senior year at college, Allison Mecklenburg signed up to be a marrow donor on the Be The Match Registry. It was easy to do — all that was required was a cheek swab.

Healthy eating: Garlicky beet salad

This salad combines beets, mayonnaise and garlic.

Health briefs: Free cardiovascular screenings offered

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association provides cardiovascular screenings, including blood pressure, BMI, cholesterol panel, glucose screening and personalized education regarding a person’s risk for heart disease.

Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association: Vaccine helps protect against meningococcal disease

Vaccinations can help protect against bacterial meningococcal disease.

YampaCare for Women OB-GYN practice opening at YVMC

Three established OB-GYNs are forming a new practice at Yampa Valley Medical Center called YampaCare for Women.

MALT campaign targets parents to prevent youth drug use

A new campaign to prevent teen drug use in Northwest Colorado is specifically targeting parents.

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Vision therapy helps with learning disabilities, sports vision and traumatic brain injuries

Standing in front of a large television monitor, doctor of optometry Natalie Hansen touches red dots on alternating sides of the screen using each of her hands.