Craig health briefs for Aug. 1, 2015: Study finds health problems in older adults linked to giving up driving
Announcements, events, news and tips for staying healthy from Craig and Moffat County healthcare providers.
Your son falls while climbing on a boulder and is unresponsive. Your toddler has had the stomach flu for two days, and now she is listless. It’s time to call 911. For parents, it’s hard to make these care decisions on the fly when we’re feeling stressed and scared. Here are some guidelines on when to call 911 and when to opt for driving to the ER or walk-in care.
Though its been more than two years since the United States Food and Drug Administration rewrote the rules on sunscreen labeling, many consumers are still confused at what the numbers and letters on bottles mean. A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association’s Dermatology publication in June revealed that consumers don’t have a clear understanding of the meaning of SPF and difference between numeric SPF levels, the difference between UVA and UVB ray protection and the purpose of “broad spectrum” products.
The American College of Sports Medicine speaks about quantity and quality of exercise. Studies show that participating in 150 minutes of exercise each week is beneficial to healthy living.
You know if you are buying whole wheat bread if the first ingredient listed is "100 percent whole wheat flour.”
Cauliflower will remain snowy white as it cooks if you add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice to the cooking water.
At the end of its 2014-15 term the Supreme Court decided that the key component of the Affordable Care Act — the tax subsidies available to help people buy health insurance —would continue in all states. Justices addressed a challenge that the subsidies were legal only in the 17 states that ran their own shopping exchanges and not in the rest that chose to use the marketplaces operated by the federal government.
Fundraiser sees sizable turnout at Saturday carnival
While an automobile technically can only have one person driving at a time, it was an entire community that got behind the wheel this weekend to get on the fast track to helping others. Victory Motors’ second annual Drive for Cancer provided a fun-filled day Saturday with its family carnival, part of the business’s weeklong fundraiser for Moffat County Cancer Society.
Casey’s Pond senior living community is integrating more fresh, local foods into its dining menu as part of a new partnership with food and dining management company Unidine.
Announcements, news and tips for staying healthy from Craig and Moffat County health care providers.
The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention says that walking is an important and easy way to boost your health.
When it comes to weight loss, there's no lack of fad diets promising fast results.
A delicious recipe for Caprese skewers with tomatoes and mozzarella.
Are “bad knees” keeping you from doing the things you love to do? Maybe in the past you were an avid hiker and today you are lucky to make it around the neighborhood. If so, it may be time to consider knee surgery.
Nothing is better than enjoying the outdoors as a family, so don’t let bugs and critters ruin your hike or camping trip. Follow this advice to soothe bee stings, avoid ticks and know how to best react to a rattlesnake bite.