A good night’s rest is a very important component to your fitness program.
Holidays are about celebrating friends and family but let’s face it, they are also about eating. For diabetics, the focus on large portions and lots of sweet goodies can be challenging. Here are some tips to maintaining a healthy diet — and glucose control — during the holidays.
The Memorial Hospital will donate $1,000 to Moffat County Food Bank for holiday food baskets in correlation with its United Way workplace campaign.
This updated version of sweet potatoes will be a new holiday favorite.
Thousands more Coloradans signed up for health insurance during the first week of open enrollment than during the same time frame last year, according to a report from the state.
Colorado officials are aiming to curb prescription drug abuse by notifying subscribers who might be a target for “doctor shopping.”
There’s no reason to avoid fat this Thanksgiving, but knowing which fats to cook with and which to leave out can make a world of difference for the healthfulness of your feast.
As Thanksgiving nears, I’m reminded how thankful I am for my wonderful grandparents. Although my two biological grandmothers and my amazing step-grandfather have passed, I still have my Grandpa Bob and my Step-Grandma Jan.
The Memorial Hospital Clinic and outpatient services will be closed on Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving. The Emergency Department will remain open 24/7.
Is the Affordable Care Act helping or hurting Northwest Coloradans? For a 40-year-old non-smoker in Craig, the lowest cost bronze and silver plans on Connect for Health Colorado remained almost exactly the same price for 2014 and 2015. However, there was a nearly 40 percent jump in premium costs for the standard silver-level plan with Rocky Mountain Health Plans.
A few weeks ago Jean, a 64-year-old retiree from Littleton, sent along an e-mail in response to a column I had written. I had told of my friend’s ordeal trying to refill a particular cholesterol-lowering drug that a pharmacy benefit manager, known as a PBM, wanted him to exchange for a new drug. That new medication would have resulted in an out-of-pocket cost increase of more than 1,000 percent.
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, so it’s time to brush up on some food safety tips.
Ground flax seed is great for adding a nutritional boost to some of your meals, baked items and smoothies. It is affordable and accessible even for rural residents such as ourselves.
If you are not inclined to exercise outside in the wintery elements, you can still exercise inside. Believe it or not, you can get plenty of exercise by being an active TV watcher. Instead of just sitting down on the couch, get up and moving.
Saturday marks the start of open enrollment for 2015 health insurance plans.