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Superfood Tip: Green beans galore

It’s a popular time of year for green beans, which makes it a perfect time to understand their nutritional values.

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Health Briefs: Aging Well programs offered for seniors

News and events in health care.

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The Memorial Hospital wins bid to provide health services to Moffat County schools

Student health services will soon be provided by The Memorial Hospital after the Moffat County School District Board of Education at their Nov. 17 meeting approved a contract with the hospital.

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South Routt Medical Center welcomes new dentist

The center is partnering with Northwest Colorado Health to generate more referrals for the program and potentially take advantage of grant funding the public health organization hopes to secure to support low-cost dental care across the region.

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Beauty Tip: Fall fashionistas are wearing blue

Blue is the 2016 fall color.

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Superfood Tip: The sweet health benefits of sweet potatoes

Sweet potatoes are a holiday favorite. They may taste sweet like a dessert, but they offer many health benefits.

Northwest Colorado Health: Take advantage of help enrolling in health insurance

Finding health insurance can be confusing and complex, but you don’t have to tackle it alone. Free, in-person assistance is available to help you explore your options and find the right plan. The insurance marketplace, where many people will need to get or renew their health insurance for 2017, is not open long; you need to enroll by Dec. 15 to be covered at the beginning of the New Year.

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TMH Living Well: Tips for a low stress holiday season

Holidays are often filled with joy and fun but also stress. For many people, holidays create a long list of obligations and interrupt comfortable routines. For some, holidays bring up hard memories or accentuate feelings of loneliness.

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Police continue investigations into overdose deaths

Routt County Coroner Rob Ryg said Thursday that the two men who recently died from drug overdoses had a combination of marijuana, cocaine, heroin and alcohol in their systems.

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After election, medical plan enrollment for 2017 increases

Between Nov. 1 and Nov. 13, more than 16,000 Coloradans selected health coverage for 2017 through the state health insurance marketplace, according to new data released by Connect for Health Colorado. The day after the election, Nov. 9, saw more than 1,400 plan selections, one of the busier days so far.

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Volunteers needed for hospice care in Northwest Colorado

Terminally ill people and their families have support from Northwest Colorado Health Hospice program, which relies on volunteers. There are currently only four volunteers in Moffat County and many more are needed.

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Say what? Testing and treatment of hearing loss improves quality of life

Audiologists in Northwest Colorado remind people that regular hearing tests are as important as regular eye tests to ensure hearing loss is corrected to maintain or improve quality of life.

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Beauty Tip: Keep your hair maintained, fresh

Trimming your hair is a great way to keep it looking healthy and full, it also helps get rid of unwanted dead ends.

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Superfood Tip: Oatmeal a meal in itself

Oatmeal is a versatile, healthy and economical food staple to keep in your pantry.