Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association: Get healthy

Have you wondered or possibly been told that you are at risk for developing diabetes or that you have prediabetes? Or are you just looking for some help to get healthy?

Healthy Eating: Green Chili Soup

This is a great recipe for locally roasted chilies, too.

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The great cholesterol debate

Could cholesterol actually be good for you? And could high cholesterol make you healthier and happier?

Free and reduced price meal program makes sure kids get fed

School is back in session, which means not only classrooms but school lunchrooms are abuzz with activity. For some families who struggle to make ends meet, this part of their child’s day is made a little easier with Moffat County School District’s free and reduced price meal program.

Craig health briefs for Sept. 13, 2014: Time to check your child’s vaccine record

Several adolescent vaccines are given in a series, which if not finished leaves your child incompletely protected.

Superfood Tip: The power of juicy peaches

How can we let summer slip through our fingers without showcasing peaches as a superfood? Peaches are a very unique food because to some kids and adults it can be mistaken as candy!

TMH Living Well: When to see a gynecologist

You know that gynecologists are specialists in women’s health, but what warrants a visit? In other words, when should you see your gynecologist rather than your regular physician besides during pregnancy? Here are some tips to help you decide

Fitness Tip: Don’t forget to cool down

It is important to take time to cool down at the end of your exercise activities.

TMH event in Craig to educate about concussion treatment, prevention

On Friday morning, TMH will hold a presentation on concussions hosted by Karen McAvoy, a doctor of psychology and director of the Center for Concussion with Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children.

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Suicide of Robin Williams highlights local public health problem

The suicide of beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams in August released a flood of brokenhearted tributes from his many fans, friends and admirers. It also brought attention to a public health problem that Coloradans suffer at a higher rate than most of the rest of the country.

TMH Living Well: Simple ways to keep your heart healthy

When we think of our hearts, we often consider them the engines of our bodies. They are, literally, what keeps us ticking. That’s why making sure our hearts are healthy is so important.

Superfood Tip: Pecans

Pecans are our last tree nut to be covered in the series. One serving is 19 pecan halves and provides 200 calories, 20 grams of fat (mostly monounsaturated fat), 3 grams fiber, and 3 grams protein.

Fitness Tip: It’s getting cold outside

If you are exercising outside as well, especially as the outside temperatures drop, it is important to make sure you are prepared for the temperatures. Make sure you are staying warm but not sweating too much.

Craig health briefs Sept. 6, 2014: Suicide prevention class to be offered by CNCC

Colorado Northwestern Community College will be hosting a suicide prevention class in conjunction with Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Monday.

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Area leaders discuss state of mental health in Moffat County

Leaders from area mental health organizations convened Tuesday for their annual conversation with Mind Springs Health President and CEO Sharon Raggio about the state of mental health in Moffat County.