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Thinking About Health: Higher Premiums are likely coming

An Indiana couple who wrote to me a few weeks ago has experienced the ups and downs of Obamacare, and they wanted me to know about one downside they now face — a monthly premium of $836.

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Northwest Colorado Health: Prevention key to men’s health

When it comes to living well and living long, statistics are not in men’s favor. On average, men die about five years sooner than women and have higher death rates for most leading causes of death including heart disease, diabetes, cancer and suicide.

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Beauty Tip: Lemons are used for rough elbows, dark colors

Most people slice up lemons for their water or squeeze them on their favorite fish meal, but did you know that lemons are used also to soften and remove dark colors from elbows?

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Superfood Tip: Bananas offer powerful punch of nutrition

Have you ever been famished and needed an extra little boost of nutrition before your next big meal? Rather than reaching for chips or candy, reach for a healthy, potassium packed banana. Not only are they filling, but they have a plethora of benefits for your body and mind.

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Fitness Tip: Wake the Whittler takes place at Loudy-Simpson

Saturday will see the fifth annual Wake the Whittler 5K and One-Mile Fun Run as part of the Whittle the Wood Rendezvous, also at Loudy-Simpson.

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Health Briefs: Medicare fraud presentation slated for Monday

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

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Healthy eating: Summer stew

A bright and flavorful stew, this one is a great use for early harvest. It can be made with game birds, antelope, elk, domestic turkey or even tofu.

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Steamboat bookseller, retired pharmacologist signs letter to move 2016 Rio Games

A Steamboat Springs bookstore owner and retired pharmacologist is among 230 medical professionals and scientists urging the World Health Organization to recommend moving or postponing the Rio 2016 Olympic Games because of Zika virus.

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Victory Motors shows drive for healthier Moffat County

Cancer Drive includes 5K Color Run, Denver Broncos cheerleaders, NFL Play 60

When a problem presents itself, being able to tackle it as a community is a sign of strength. The third annual Victory Motors Cancer Drive took place Saturday at Loudy-Simpson as Craig people of all ages turned out for the Moffat County Cancer Society fundraiser that had lots to offer.

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Coloradans ponder Amendment 69's ColoradoCare

Rising insurance rates spark concerns among residents

Supporters of the plan say that even with strides made by the Affordable Care Act, strong health care remains out of reach for a significant portion of residents.

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Craig Sports Briefs for June 11, 2016: Victory Motors Cancer Drive takes over Loudy-Simpson

Victory Motors of Craig hosts its third annual Cancer Drive throughout the day Saturday at Loudy-Simpson Park with multiple happenings for families.

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Health Briefs: Free health screenings to be offered for miners

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

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Beauty Tip: Sunscreen, sunscreen, sunscreen!

You’ve heard it before — wearing sunscreen is vital to keeping skin healthy and young looking. It also helps prevent skin cancer.

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Fitness Tip: Two 5K walk/runs come to Craig

Craig residents will have multiple opportunities the next two weekends to get moving while supporting a worthy endeavor with upcoming 5K races.

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Superfood Tip: Chocolate’s healthy side

According to many health experts and websites, there is a benefit to eating chocolate. Pause for to cheer!