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Kids Count report studies child well-being in Routt County, statewide

The annual Kids Count in Colorado Report released Monday uses snapshots of data to help determine child well-being in a given county but doesn’t always paint a full picture, according to local education and social services experts.

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Local woman with Lyme disease starts support group

It was a blessing in disguise when Liz Kirt moved into a Kansas City home that had a mold problem.

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Drug Take-Back Day yields 52.5 pounds

Drug Take-Back Day in Steamboat Springs took on a different flavor this year.

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Health briefs: Volunteer info sessions planned for Alzheimer's event

Learn more about how to volunteer or start a team at one of the volunteer mixers April 1 and 2.

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Healthy eating: Avocado lime deviled eggs

A different take on traditional deviled eggs.

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Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association: Programs help youth experiencing loss

The Youth Resiliency program at the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association uses creative expression — drawing, painting, writing, storytelling, poetry and music — to help preschool through college-age students process many different types of loss.

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Monday Medical: Doctors’ Day — celebrating those who care for you

Wednesday, we have a chance to recognize the work and commitment of our local physicians during National Doctors’ Day.

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Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday in Steamboat

It is time to clean out the medicine cabinets.

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Sarah Coleman: Race season, time to start planning

Spring is here and that means racing season is just around the corner. Get ready with a few tips from Explore's Health and Fitness contributor Sarah Coleman on how to train and prepare.

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Drug drop off box installed at Sheriff's Office

In an effort to get unused drugs and addictive pain medications off the streets, the Routt County Sheriff’s Office has set up a permanent drop off site at its office.

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Doctor addresses opiate abuse, heroin

The final session of the Lunch & Learn series wrapped up Wednesday, but the conversation about opiate abuse in Routt County is not finished.

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Health briefs: Walk to end Alzheimer's meet and greet planned

Casey’s Pond Distinctive Senior Living and the Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado invites residents of Northwest Colorado to participate in the community-wide Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Steamboat Springs this fall.

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Pregnant women should reconsider travel to areas with Zika virus

Steamboat Springs residents booking tickets for a tropical spring break vacation may want to carefully consider their destination, particularly if they are pregnant or are the significant other of a pregnant woman.

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Healthy eating: Lamb gyro meatloaf

Try this recipe with local lamb and roasted vegetables for a unique spring meal.

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Monday Medical: Yoga for health

The practice of yoga has been around for thousands of years and has long been cited for its benefits in reducing stress and aiding physical health. Through the past few decades, it’s also been used to promote management and healing of chronic health issues.