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After the battle has been won: Breast cancer’s collateral damage

When pink takes over the nation each October for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Craig breast cancer survivor Beckey Grabowski tries to hunker down and wait for it to pass.

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Craig has plentiful pumpkins during Saturday events

Orange, white, pink or any other part of the rainbow, pumpkins are the hot item of the season, and Craig got its fill this weekend. Northwest Colorado had two separate pumpkin patches Saturday as Homemaker Furnishings and Wyman Living History Museum gave the area all they could handle.

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TMH Living Well: Oh, baby!

It’s hard to believe a full year has passed since TMH’s two featured Babies Happen Here moms gave birth! Little Quincey Loya and Cashlin Wagner are thriving and enjoying life. We checked in with Kelsey, Quincey’s mom for highlights of her first year, and some insights on what it’s like to be new parents.

Superfood Tip: It’s time for pumpkin seeds!

It’s that time a year to roast yummy pumpkin seeds harvested from carved pumpkins. Not only are they fun to make, but they have wonderful health benefits.

Beauty Tip: Drink tons of water for healthy skin

Drinking water has a number of benefits for your overall health, but how does it help your skin?

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Kids love cherry tomatoes, choices: Moffat County school lunches get nutrition boost

Kids make healthy choices with new school salad bars

Chicken nuggets and chocolate milk may still be on the menu for school hot lunches, but they’re now breaded with whole grains and fat-free, respectively. And they're also accompanied with a selection of fresh, raw veggies.

Craig health briefs for Oct. 24, 2015: Residents encouraged to take health needs survey

Health-related news and announcements, and tips for staying healthy from Craig and Moffat County healthcare providers.

Healthy eating: Vegetable barley bake

Vegetable barley bake

Thinking About Health: Insured victims of medical errors can end up with big bills

Last winter Tammy Fogall, a reader in Colorado, told me about her family’s “troubled summer vacation,” as she called it. A visit to relatives in Ohio had turned into a medical nightmare that left the family struggling with a $12,000 bill plus a ringside seat to observe what happens when doctors and hospitals make mistakes.

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Breast cancer survivors share support, encouragement

More than a dozen breast cancer survivors and caregivers convened Wednesday at The Memorial Hospital’s annual breast cancer survivor luncheon.

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Teal pumpkins mean safe trick-or-treating for kids with allergies

Halloween can feel more like a trick than a treat to the nearly 6 million kids in the U.S. with food allergies.

Superfood Tip: Olive oil, a healthy fat

Some people think all fats are unhealthy, but some fats are actually good for your heart.

Fitness Tip: Another workout to prep for skiing and snowboarding

Once the snow starts to fall, ski resorts will see an influx of skiers and snowboarders. But if you like alpine skiing and you’re out of shape, hitting the slopes can turn into an uncomfortable and painful experience.

Craig health briefs for Oct. 17, 2015: REPS to host training, Wellness Conference

Health-related news and announcements, and tips for staying healthy from Craig and Moffat County healthcare providers.