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Saturday fundraiser for Moffat County’s MaryBea Neu

Event includes food, fun, big-ticket auction items

A fundraiser will take place at Centennial Mall on Saturday to benefit MaryBea Neu, a fourth generation resident of Moffat County — better known to many by her maiden name, MaryBea Robertson — who has been battling Stage 4 colon cancer for several years and is seeking alternative treatments that will not be covered by insurance.

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Oh baby! Jump in January births keeps TMH doctors busy

January was a banner month for babies at The Memorial Hospital in Craig. As of Thursday, the headcount for babies born in the hospital’s birthing center was 15. With only three babies born in January of last year, this equates to a 500 percent bump in births.

TMH Living Well: Women more at risk for heart disease than men

With a lot of focus on cancer in the media, it’s easy to forget about the No. 1 threat to women: heart disease. Each year, more women die from cardiovascular disease than from all cancers combined.

The Memorial Hospital CEO acknowledged with national honor

John Rossfeld, chief executive officer for The Memorial Hospital, was recently named to the Becker’s Hospital Review 2015 list of 50 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know.

Craig health briefs for Jan. 31, 2015: Weigh and Win team challenge starts Sunday

Weigh and Win, a community weight loss program, is encouraging groups of four to eight people to pool their weight loss efforts for the chance to win prizes.

Wellness Tip: Sesame seeds offer nourishment

Sesame seeds are an affordable food that deeply nourishes the body on many levels.

Fitness Tip: Do you have heel or arch pain?

If you are experiencing heel or arch pain, especially those first few steps in the morning, it could be caused by plantar fasciitis.

TMH Living Well: Tired? Cold? Low Energy? Could be hypothyroidism

In honor of National Thyroid Awareness Month, take a minute to consider how a low-functioning thyroid can affect you. Hypothyroidism creates several vague symptoms that may go unnoticed. While it can occur at any age, hypothyroidism is much more common in women, especially those over the age of 50.

Fitness Tip: Get a better stretch

If you want to maximize your stretching program, one way is to start implementing the principal of reciprocal inhibition (RI).

Wellness Tip: Flaxseeds offer healthy boost

Flaxseeds are becoming a well-known super seed that pack a big punch of health benefits. Flaxseeds are an excellent source of fiber, soluble and insoluble, which assist in lowering cholesterol levels.

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Study shows whole grains can boost longevity

Brown over white: whether it’s rice or bread, we’ve all heard by now that whole grains are better for us than their refined — and often white — counterparts.

Craig health briefs for Jan. 24, 2015: The Memorial Hospital Foundation receives grant for pediatric upgrades

The Rocky Mountain Children’s Foundation of Denver awarded The Memorial Hospital Foundation a $4,000 grant towards pediatric needs.

Healthy Eating: Asian Edamame Salad

This recipe was adapted from www.myrecipes.com.

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Weigh and Win kiosk installed at Steamboat Springs VNA

New weight loss kiosks have been installed at the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association offices in Steamboat Springs and Craig.