Monday Medical: Breast milk donation program comes to Yampa Valley

Breast milk is considered the best source of nutrition for babies, especially those born prematurely or with complications, but not all mothers are able to breast feed. That’s where milk banks come in.

Health briefs: Support available to quit tobacco

Smoking cigarettes or using smokeless tobacco can have serious, potentially fatal, heath consequences.

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Probiotic foods and their effects on health topic of upcoming seminars

When someone comes into Natural Grocers seeking relief from allergies or a rash, nutritional health coach Alicia McLeod often begins a discussion on diet.

Monday Medical: Real food for real weight loss

There’s one New Year’s resolution sure to be on many lists that can be tough to carry out: losing weight. While losing weight can be a positive goal, sticking with a diet can be challenging.

LiveWell Northwest Colorado: Now that's food service

Where do you go if you need food in Routt County? Where do you go if you want to learn how to garden at high elevations, how to buy local food, how to eat healthy, how to teach your child where their food comes from, how to make our food economy more sustainable and how to learn about food rescue and what to do with food waste?

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Preparation key to safe winter car travel, experts say

According to Routt County’s Office of Emergency Management, having a well-stocked emergency kit and following some safe driving tips could mean the difference between life and death during a snowy, winter road trip.

Health briefs: YVMC welcomes new volunteers

Yampa Valley Medical Center is seeking caring people to join its day surgery program to support staff in the day surgery and minor procedures area.

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.