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Drive for Cancer brings together Craig community

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.

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Casey's Pond focuses on fresh, local food in dining room

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.

Craig health briefs for July 25, 2015: New K-12 student varicella vaccine requirement

Announcements, news and tips for staying healthy from Craig and Moffat County health care providers.

Fitness Tip: Don't underestimate the power of walking

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention says that walking is an important and easy way to boost your health.

Wellness Tip: Maintaining a healthy weight

When it comes to weight loss, there's no lack of fad diets promising fast results.

Healthy Eating: Caprese skewers

A delicious recipe for Caprese skewers with tomatoes and mozzarella.

TMH Living Well: What to expect with knee surgery

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.

TMH Living Well: Treating stings and bites in kids

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.

VNA: Be aware of wild animal diseases

Hantavirus. Tularemia. Plague. Though rare, there have been more cases of these life-threatening diseases than usual in Colorado. All three involve exposure to animals such as rodents and rabbits. Recent cases have not been reported in Moffat or Routt counties, but some have occurred in nearby areas.

Wellness Tip: Bring out the watermelon!

Summertime is in full swing, and watermelon is a top contender for picnic favorites. Watermelon is a great choice because it’s got zero fat, cholesterol or sodium and it’s a good source of potassium, vitamin A and Vitamin C.

Fitness Tip: Cross-train to keep exercise fun

Have you considered cross-training? Cross-training involves incorporating different types of exercises (walking, swimming, biking, resistance training) into your fitness routine.

Craig health briefs for July 18, 2015: Relay for Life fundraising underway

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

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Support Moffat County Cancer Society through Victory Motors fundraiser

Victory Motors’ second annual Drive for Cancer fundraiser will put the pedal to the metal next week with a whole lot of activities.

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The Foundry's outpatient addiction recovery office now open

An outpatient facility providing 90-day and 16-week alcohol and drug addiction treatment opened its doors in Steamboat Springs last week and is now accepting new participants.

Rep. Bob Rankin's Under the Dome: The legislative session has ended — Time for those yearly check-ups

Now that the legislative session is over, Joyce and I are spending time at home catching up on overdue home and body maintenance. I’ve had the necessity and the opportunity to experience our valley’s health care system, and that experience has caused me to reflect on what the people in the waiting room with me are also experiencing. I get tired of repeatedly filling out the same forms, but I’ve met some great people and come to appreciate once again the quality of health care available if we can just navigate insurance, be covered by Medicaid or Medicare, pay deductibles, or with no insurance, pay for services.

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