Craig health briefs for Nov. 28, 2015: National Day of Remembrance Thursday for drunk driving victims

Health-related news and announcements, and tips for staying healthy from Craig and Moffat County healthcare providers.

Forget Me Not: Being thankful for parents and grandparents

As an adult, it’s more prevalent than ever how much love and support I’ve depended on over the years from my parents and grandparents. I certainly didn’t recognize all their gifts and love as a teenager or a young adult, but now — more than ever — I see how their presence in my life shaped me into the woman I am today.

Thinking About Health: Obamacare policyholders question rising deductibles

Is health insurance really affordable? hat’s the question thousands of Americans who signed up for policies under the Affordable Care Act are beginning to ask as third year open enrollment gets underway.

Fitness Tip: Participate in Hayden's Turkey Trot

The 5K Turkey Trot Run/Walk and One-Mile Fun Run in Hayden will give people a chance to work off their Thanksgiving feast and help raise money for a good cause. The race takes place at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hayden’s Dry Creek Park, 513 Poplar St., and promises to take place in “rain, snow, sleet or shine.”

Beauty Tip: How to avoid dandruff

Dandruff can be incredibly uncomfortable, let alone embarrassing. So how does dandruff occur, and what are the best remedies?

Superfood Tip: Cranberries galore!

It seems nothing says holidays more than bright red cranberries.

Healthy eating: Baked breakfast apples

Baked breakfast apples make a delicious, warm start to a cold morning.

TMH Living Well: Helping young children recover from upper respiratory infections

Winter is a common time for viruses to make their way through communities. Babies and young children are often hit the hardest. Since babies can’t blow their noses and toddlers are not all that good at it, they may need extra help to clear mucus and recover. The Memorial Hospital Medical Clinic has seen an increase of children coming in and being treated with upper respiratory viral infections in the last few months. Common infections include croup, RSV, the common cold and bugs like the enterovirus that was seen last year around this time. Common symptoms include stuffy or runny nose, sore throat, cough, mild headache, fever early on and feeling tired and ill.

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Simple, healthy choices can make for healthier holidays

Endless holiday parties, decadent foods and busy schedules can make the holidays into a health fiasco, but with a little bit of intention and a few good strategies, you can enjoy the season without throwing your health out the window.

Craig health briefs for Nov. 21, 2015: Drop-in assistance available for health insurance enrollment

Health-related news and announcements, and tips for staying healthy from Craig and Moffat County healthcare providers.

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Forget Me Not: The power of intertwining generations

Something powerful happens when you put high school students together with senior citizens. Students become more aware of a generation often forgotten, and elders feel overwhelming gratefulness of their presence.

Fitness Tip: Treadmill workouts

Treadmills are a great way to starting a workout when the weather isn’t in our favor. Here are a few tips to follow to make treadmill use effective and safe

Superfood Tip: Hunting brings healthy elk to the table

This time of year, many of us in this part of the country have a freezer full of elk. Elk meat is the leanest, healthiest red and white meat available.

Health Insurance Tip: Millennials navigate the market CEO Jeff Smedsrud offers tips for millennials on buying their own health insurance policy for the first time.

TMH Living Well: Meningitis, serious but not common

When people hear the word meningitis they get concerned. Rightfully so. It can be serious, especially bacterial meningitis. Fortunately, it only affects 1,000 to 1,200 people in the United States each year.