While diabetes can be a complex and sometimes frustrating illness to live with and manage, well-controlled diabetes can prevent almost all of the complications related to diabetes, including vision loss, kidney failure, poor healing of wounds, heart attack and stroke.
Lowering blood pressure through foods we eat
Studies have shown that the pomegranate fruit may help to reduce the buildup of plaque in arteries and lower blood pressure.
If you have sustained a minor sprain or strain, remember the acronym R.I.C.E. It stands for Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation.
The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will host a screening of the documentary “Cyber-Seniors” at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Moffat County High School. Doors open at 5 pm. Tickets are $15. Proceeds will benefit the VNA’s Aging Well program.
Yampa Valley Pregnancy Center said goodbye this week to its executive director, Katie Grobe. Grobe wrapped up her five years with the center on Thursday, and will begin her new position as a self-sufficiency case manager with Moffat County Social Services on Monday.
A microwaved version of risotto is an inspired way to serve asparagus.
Upcoming screenings of a documentary about a group of teens teaching seniors how to navigate the Internet and social media will kick off a local program pairing teens and seniors in the same way.
Author and certified traditional naturopath Cammi Balleck will offer a free presentation for women titled "It’s not you, it’s your chemicals" from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Clarion Inn and Suites.
A unanimous vote by the Colorado State Health Board will complicate the process for parents wishing to opt their children out of required immunizations.
The government has just announced its first-ever star ratings http://www.cms.gov/Newsroom/MediaReleaseDatabase/Press-releases/2015-Press-releases-items/2015-04-16.html of the country’s hospitals based on patients’ assessments of the care they received.
If you haven’t had “the talk” and you’ve got a teen, it’s time to do so. In fact, don’t stop at just one talk — keep it an open discussion. While the rate of teens having sex or getting pregnant hasn’t increased in recent years, the rate of teens contracting STDs has. It’s as good of time as any, as April is STD Awareness Month.
Eating a colorful diet has many health benefits.
It is important to keep track of your workouts.
Fifty-six veterans and their family members showed up to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall in Craig Thursday night for a town hall meeting.
As spring winds kick up dust and warming temperatures hint at summer heat, it’s important to remember one of the simplest health habits that keeps our bodies going: drink water.