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Craig woman helps people around the globe to see

For a quarter-century, one Craig woman has played a vital role in helping people across the world to see.

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Endometriosis: A cause for painful periods, heavy bleeding and some infertility

If you have been having difficulty getting pregnant and your periods seem extra intense, you might want to talk with your doctor about endometriosis. It’s a common condition that affects approximately 11 percent of women in the U.S. between the ages of 15 and 44, and is most common in women in their 30s and 40s, according to womenshealth.gov.

Northwest Colorado Health: Program helps families build parenting skills

Raising children is a constant education process. Parents must continually adjust and expand their parenting skills to keep children safe and healthy as they grow.

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Fitness Tip: A daily stroll at Loudy Simpson Park may shrink your waistline

A daily brisk walk can help you live a healthier life.

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Superfood Tip: Mangos pack a powerful punch

Mangos are a sweet superfood.

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Craig, Baggs exercisers build better bodies together in fitness contest

Legion Fitness to host Highway 40 Throwdown this September

The intensity of a high-impact workout can be daunting for a single person, yet when it’s approached as a group effort the combined energy serves as a motivator to push past one’s comfort zone for the best body possible. Legion Fitness’s Wyoming/Colorado 2017 Fitness Competition saw 20 teams of Craig and Baggs, Wyoming workout warriors hit the gym hard for focused, often blister-inducing exercise and competition.

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Health Briefs: Free screenings available Tuesday for Diabetes Alert Day

Health care news and events.

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How would changes to Medicaid impact Memorial Regional Health in Craig?

It’s too soon to fully understand the impact of proposed health care reforms on rural hospitals, however federal and state changes proposed to Medicaid reimbursement could be devastating to Memorial Regional Health.

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Fitness Tip: Avoid flabby gray matter, simple ways to exercise your brain

Keeping the brain active seems to increase its vitality and may build its reserves of brain cells and connections. You could even generate new brain cells.

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First step to build new medical clinic in Craig approved by hospital board Thursday

Patients in Craig may be one step closer to more convenient care as the hospital board adopts a new master site plan to build a medical clinic next to the Memorial Hospital.

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Superfood Tip: You can never have too much kale

The Romans ate Kale. It’s a super food with staying power.

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Living Well: Eating well for good health

With spring comes change, so mimic the season and consider adopting some new healthy habits. With warmer weather, you may want to get out and exercise more. That’s great. Add a few new healthy eating habits to the mix and you’ll boost your health even more.

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Legion Fitness hosting weekend competition: Craig Sports Briefs for March 18, 2017

The Wyoming/Colorado Fitness Competition hosted by Legion Fitness takes place at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Legion’s gym at 583 Yampa Ave. Judges should arrive at 7:30 a.m. with registration at 8:30 a.m. Multiple teams will be competing in the endeavor, with community members welcome to watch. An awards ceremony follows.

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Healthy eating: Stir-fry bok choy

Stir-fry bok choy

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Small organization aims to make big impact on health in Northwest Colorado

The Northwest Colorado Community Health Partnership isn’t new — it has operated under Northwest Colorado Health for years — but the organization recently branched off, gaining 501c3 nonprofit status and its independence.

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