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Fitness Tip: Snowshoeing burns calories, invigorates body and mind

If you're looking for a way to get exercise in the winter without paying the hefty price that comes with alpine skiing and snowboarding, try snowshoeing.

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Superfood Tip: Try mango, bananas and lime for dessert

It's easy to cut out sugar from dessert when you have something naturally sweet and delicious as a replacement.

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Healthy eating: Lemon carrots

This side dish gives carrots a whole new taste.

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TMH Living Well: Small steps mean lasting change for weight loss

It’s tempting when you want to lose weight to believe that a fad diet is the answer. Maybe it is for a while but eventually you will likely grow tired of your restrictive lifestyle and revert to how you ate before. The trick for lasting weight loss is changing your habits around eating, one at a time. Adopting healthy habits is what invokes real change, and changing everything at once often doesn’t work.

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Craig Sports Briefs for Jan. 27, 2017: Moffat County hoops to host cancer fundraiser

Moffat County High School basketball teams will host a cancer fundraiser as part of their Friday games against Roaring Fork. Games take place at 900 Finley Lane and start at 3 p.m. with girls junior varsity, and organizers will be accepting donations for cancer research throughout the evening. The Chuck-a-Duck event — which involves tossing rubber ducks available for purchase into a dog collar at center during halftime of the boys varsity game for prizes — will give all proceeds for the night to the effort as well. Spectators are encouraged to wear pink as part of the games, and cancer survivors are welcome to attend and receive recognition.

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Weekend Roundup: Bulldog basketball, delightful dancing and more fun fundraisers

An abundance of activities takes place across Northwest Colorado this weekend, and many share a common theme as something enjoyable for those who attend but more importantly enriching for community members in need.

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Right to die? Not at Craig's hospital

TMH opts out of End-Of-Life Options Act

The Memorial Hospital voted to opt out of the Colorado End-of-Life Options Act and will not provide patients with medication to aid in dying.

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Fundraiser to help Craig boy with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Family hopes to purchase all-terrain chair to provide greater independence

Duchenne muscular dystrophy is slowly robbing one Craig boy of his mobility, but with support from the community he hopes to raise funds to purchase a new, all-terrain, Action Trackstander chair.

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Health Briefs: A pain in the back?

News and events in health care.

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TMH Living Well: Watch for common GYN conditions, including cervical cancer

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

Are you aware of the different gynecological conditions women face? It’s important to know what certain symptoms might mean — whether it’s unexpected bleeding, PMS, heavy periods or a positive result on a human papillomavirus (HPV) lab test. Here are signs and symptoms of conditions to watch for and talk with your gynecologist about.

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Beauty Tip: Do you have dry skin woes?

When dealing with dry skin in colder months, there are several ways to combat it.

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The Memorial Hospital, clinic to come under new brand: Memorial Regional Health

As part of their new strategic plan, the various entities under the control of The Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees will, in 2017, come under a new brand, Memorial Regional Health.

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YVMC debuts new Jan Bishop Cancer Center

Yampa Valley Medical Center leaders hope the new Jan Bishop Cancer Center will be a place patients feel at ease, despite facing the frightening realities of cancer.

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Health educators in Craig help to create lasting lifestyle changes

Year long program focuses on preventing and managing type 2 diabetes

Community health educators at Northwest Colorado Health in Craig are helping individuals wanting to prevent or manage type 2 diabetes create lasting lifestyle changes. “It’s a program to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes, but really anyone wanting to make lifestyle changes can come,” said Northwest Colorado Health Aging Well Coordinator and Community Health Educator Krystal Baker.