Health care news and events.
If you haven’t caught the respiratory flu yet this year, count yourself lucky. It’s the worst influenza season in a long time for Craig and surrounding communities. The Memorial Regional Health’s Medical Clinic has seen several cases over the last few months, and it’s just now starting to slow down. If you or a family member has the flu, here are some ways to treat it at home.
Treadmills are a great way to starting a workout when the weather isn’t in our favor. Here are a few tips to follow to make treadmill use effective and safe.
It’s difficult resist a sweet treat. So how do you turn down that extra serving of pie?
Sometimes, women need a little extra color on their face to help brighten things up. If you’re feeling blue, or want to try something different and you never wear lipstick, give it a try.
Improving public health in rural and underserved communities through better access to dental hygiene services is the aim of a $1.5 million dollar gift by one of Colorado’s largest dental companies given to three community colleges including CNCC Rangely.
Events and news in health care.
Apple-oat squares make for a healthful and kid-friendly recipe.
News and events in health care.
A Colorado mumps outbreak focused on the Front Range reached 49 cases last week, though the contagious disease has yet to reach the Yampa Valley.
Best broccoli soup.
Secondhand smoke not only causes cancer and is harmful to anyone — including children and animals — but it’s also bad for your skin. If you live with a smoker and you don’t smoke, you have every right to ask them not to smoke around you, as it’s damaging your internal and external organs.
Do you like to run, walk or hike? Did you know that athletic companies offer specific shoes for each category to protect your feet, back and leg health?
These days, coconut milk can be found in a number of places, including gas stations, grocery stores and health food stores. Coconut milk is a refreshing drink that’s packed full of nutrients and coconut flakes, if you so choose. Many stores will offer coconut milk with and without flakes, giving consumers options.
Anemia is a common condition discovered during routine labs, like the labs offered this month at Memorial Regional Health in preparation for the health fair. Anemia happens when your body simply doesn’t make enough red blood cells or when you lose a significant amount of blood.