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Craig doctor accused of overprescribing drugs, leading to two deaths

Dr. Joel Miller is on trial for 35 counts of fraud, money laundering, prescribing controlled drugs without a medical purpose, billing for services not rendered and two counts of causing death by prescribing drugs without a medical purpose.

Stephanie Pearce: A love story

He quietly opens the door to his home after a long day of work. He walks as lightly as he can to the kitchen where he puts his lunch box on the counter. He peers into the living room and spots the love of his life on the couch with her eyes closed. He doesn’t want to disturb her, so he moves slowly and silently around the house.

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Hospital Glow Run lights up possibilities for Moffat County

5K raises funds for TMH Foundation, Cancer Society

Saturday night was alight with the many bright sights of the second annual Glow Run/Walk 5K hosted by The Memorial Hospital starting from the Colorado Northwestern Community College Craig campus.

Fitness Tip: Quotes to keep you going

Sometimes you need a little motivation to stay fit and healthy. Here are a few fun quotes to help you with your fitness and health goals:

Superfood Tip: The power of pumpkins

It’s that time of year where pumpkins will be carved into various jack-o-lanterns, placed on front porches and illuminated for Halloween fun.

Beauty Tip: Cucumber slices help reduce puffy eyes

There are several ways to reduce puffiness in the eyes, and hydration — or drinking plenty of water is one way, but there are other ways to brighten external eye appearance, according to newhealthguide.org.

Healthy Eating: Seedhouse summer squash

This refreshing recipe will also work with your bumper crop of zucchini.

Craig health briefs for Oct. 3, 2015: Glow Run kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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

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Flu season is around the corner, officials say

It’s now officially fall, and with the turning of the leaves comes the start of another flu season in Northwest Colorado.

TMH Living Well: Regular check-ups, exercise increase chance of breast cancer survival

Getting diagnosed with breast cancer — any cancer — is scary. It’s hard to avoid thoughts of “what if,” especially when there is a lag between diagnostic appointments or procedures. Yet, breast cancer is survivable for many, and getting regular check ups increases those odds tremendously. Early detection often means early stage — and early stage means treatable.

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Moffat County and Craig take stands against domestic violence

In an effort to bring attention to the issue of domestic violence, Advocates Crisis Support Services invited community members to join in a national moment of silence for victims Thursday morning.

YVMC/VNA health needs assessment set to begin

Yampa Valley Medical Center and the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association are teaming up to conduct a community health needs assessment this fall.

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Running events in Craig enable support of great causes

Your footwear is going to get some extra miles this October. Numerous running opportunities will be available coming up in Craig, all of which are for good causes in addition to the exercise in the fall environment.

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Pilot program addresses high rate of suicide by firearm in Northwest Colorado

Along with a few other locations, the pilot began last summer in Routt and Moffat counties, where the rate of suicides by gun well outpaces the state average.

Craig health briefs for Sept. 26, 2015: TMH Glow Run to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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