Healthy eating: Slow cooker chicken tortilla soup

Slow cooker chicken tortilla soup

Monday Medical: Flu season ahead

In Steamboat, the end of the year can mean great skiing and time with family. It can also mean the kickoff of flu season. While it’s too early to predict what this year’s flu season will be like, health officials agree that getting an annual flu shot helps.

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Outlaw Yoga instructor back in town with a focus on community

Justin Kaliszewski, from Outlaw Yoga, will offer two unique classes Sunday as part of the Steamboat Movement Fest Sunday yoga series.

Monday Medical: Keep hands safe all winter long

Certified hand therapist outlines ways to prevent hand and arm injuries in the winter.

Health briefs: Low cost FluMist for children available through December

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association has low cost FluMist available for children who do not have insurance.

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Oak Creek 4-year-old fights for her eyesight

It was just after the Fourth of July in 2013 when 2-year-old Skylar Sullivan’s parents began to notice a change in their toddler daughter.

Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association: New approach addresses behavioral and physical health

There is a strong connection between physical and emotional health and the overall effect that can have on a person’s wellbeing.

Healthy Eating: Pumpkin Pie in a Snap

A delicious recipe to make a pumpkin pie for the holidays.

Health briefs: Take precaution to avoid foodborne illness

Each year, one in six Americans get sick from consuming foods or beverages contaminated with disease-causing microbes or pathogens.

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As pen pals, doctors from around the globe end up teaching each other new tricks

A Steamboat Springs' eye doctor's pen pal relationship with a Vietnamese eye doctor is poised to bring benefits to patients on the other side of the globe.

Monday Medical: Navigating the health insurance maze

Whether you started to enroll for health insurance online, but found the process too complicated or are just trying to understand how your current health benefits work, Yampa Valley Medical Center can help. From now through January, YVMC is holding Open Enrollment Tuesdays to help answer any health insurance question community members may have.

Healthy eating: Easy black bean layered dip

Black bean layered dip makes for an easy, healthful treat.

Focus on Fitness: Why wait to get back in shape?

Why wait for the new year to get back to the fitness club or reach for your health and fitness goals.

Routt County CSU Extension: Mindless eating strategies make holidays healthier

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could just skip gaining the five extra pounds that usually creep on over the holidays? Wouldn’t it be awesome to enjoy festive parties and gatherings without experiencing the tightening waistband from your favorite pair of pants? There are some interesting research findings from Cornell University that can help make our holidays healthier.

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Education Fund Board grant applicants seek new classroom seating

A growing number of Steamboat teachers are hoping to trade in their classroom chairs for alternative seating — or standing, bouncing, wobbling or even biking during class.