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South Routt Medical Center to add dental, gynecological services

When Ken Rogers became the district manager for the newly renovated South Routt Medical Center in October, one of his first goals was to find a dentist for Oak Creek residents. However, months would pass before Rogers finally found the person he was seeking.

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Rural hospital bill that would benefit YVMC moves through Senate

A bill introduced by democratic Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet and others earlier this year to extend a program helping rural hospitals including Yampa Valley Medical Center has passed through the Senate Finance Committee.

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Running in the heat: Rules of hydration and body temperature regulation

Training in heat can have performative benefits, since the body will be able to better adjust to changes in internal body heat. But without the proper preparation and risk management, aerobic exercise can stress the body, sometimes to a fatal degree.

Health briefs: Steamboat Running Series Mountain Madness run/walk is July 4

The Steamboat Running Series Mountain Madness run/walk will begin 7:30 a.m. Saturday, July 4 in the Steamboat Springs Parks and Recreation Parking lot.

Monday Medical: Living well with diabetes

Being diagnosed with diabetes can be overwhelming. But there can be a silver lining: properly managing the disease can lead to a fuller, healthier lifestyle.

Healthy Eating: Yampa Valley Lamb Burgers

Just in time for July Fourth, a delicious recipe for lamb burgers.

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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.