Basic questions about ColoradoCare answered by both proponents and opponents of the measure
Voters, during this year’s general election will decide if Colorado is to be the first state to have a universal health care payment system. The ColoradoCare System Initiative or Amendment 69, is also known as ColoradoCare, if passed, would create a healthcare payment system designed to finance universal healthcare for all Colorado residents. Proponents claim “it would cover Coloradans like Medicare covers seniors and save everyone money,” said Joel Dyar, a state field director for ColoradoCareYES. Opponents say “it would double the State budget; hurt small business, provides no guarantees for coverage and would hurt Colorado’s economic growth,” said Tony Gagliardi, state director of the National Federation of Independent Businesses where 93 percent of member businesses are against the measure.
Every one of salmon's 244 calories per 4 ounce serving provides loads of vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids not commonly found in other foods. One serving of salmon contains vitamin D, B12, high amounts of protein, selenium (powerful antioxidant), phosphorus and the omega 3 fatty acid-DHA.
The real benefits of wellness, or an active lifestyle and healthy diet, are that you'll feel better and have more energy to accomplish the things you want to do in life.
When it comes to talking to your kids about sex you might be tempted to avoid the topic altogether. It’s understandable that it feels uncomfortable, but talking — and not just once — ensures your kids have accurate information on sexuality and gives you the opportunity to share your views. If you don’t know where to start, don’t fret. The community has come together to give you talking points and information.
Roasted tomato and spinach pasta
A group of Craig and Moffat County residents are joining together for a seasonal weight loss venture starting this Friday. Tori Pingley is heading the health initiative, which she described as a back-to-school-themed effort.
Children eat 115 percent of recommended daily value at school and MCSD Food Services looks for solutions
Damage to teeth and waistlines from eating too much sugar are well known and now a growing body of science suggests that too much sugar is also bad for mental health and learning. The large amount of sugar in school food has Moffat County School District Food Services concerned. Scientists have linked eating sugar to anxiety, schizophrenia, depression, memory loss and learning difficulties.
School just started and already one of your kids has the sniffles. You might wonder how in the world it could happen so fast. Upper respiratory infections (URIs) thrive in crowded, indoor settings where humidity and fresh airflow are low. Throw in the fact that kids are not always the best at washing their hands or covering their mouths when they cough, and you’ve got a perfect breeding ground for bugs.
Broccoli has a number of superfood benefits, and many have deemed it one of the healthiest foods around.
Online registration is open for Girls on the Run of Western Colorado, a 10-week fall program for girls in grades three through five.
Colorado weather is dry, and it only gets worse in the winter. To avoid straw-like hair that breaks and looks dehydrated, use conditioner for a beauty boost.
A proposed universal health care plan on the ballot in Colorado this November is catching the attention of local residents, who are finding themselves on opposite sides of the issue.
Local law enforcement rely on ambulance service for narcan drug
No one has died of an opiate overdose at The Memorial Hospital at Craig this year, however nine people were treated for overdoses in 2015 and another six patients in 2016, according to the hospital.
An eager crowd gathered on the banks of the Yampa River Saturday to watch a fleet of bright yellow bath toys race.
Area veterans receive help with benefits and answers to questions during annual visit by VA staff
Officials from two of the three offices of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) were in Craig on Wednesday evening to answer questions, provide updates, advice and tchotchkes. “It doesn’t matter how long you served, or how long ago you served, there are benefits for you. You served us now it’s our turn to serve you,” said Denver Regional VA Benefits Manager, Chuck Bruen, who attended the event in order to assist with claims processing.