Fitness Tip: Post-exercise nutrition

Once you have completed your exercise regimen, it is very important to include a post-exercise snack or meal. It is recommended to consume protein-rich foods, because they help your muscles recover.

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TMH Rehabilitation Center goes downtown

The Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation Center is on the move. The clinic, which has resided in The Centennial Mall for more than 15 years, is setting up shop in a new location at 473 Yampa Ave. in the old JC Penney building.

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Craig woman offers support to mothers who have lost a baby

Loss and grief are things that every person experiences at some time in their life. For parents who lose a baby, be it born or unborn, that experience of loss can be especially painful and misunderstood. October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month.

Craig health briefs for Nov. 1, 2014: Grief support group offers help for getting through holidays

Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association’s Hospice program will offer a “Getting through the Holidays” Grief Support and Education Group from 6:30-7:30pm on Tuesday at the Colorado Northwestern Community College Academic Building, Room 114.

Thinking About Health: Beware of sales pitches during Medicare’s open enrollment

Once again it’s Medicare open enrollment season, the time for those on Medicare to choose how to cover the gaps in the government health program for seniors and people with disabilities. Once again beneficiaries in many parts of the country face a bewildering number of choices — far more than most of them can reasonably evaluate. It’s no wonder studies show that beneficiaries stick with the same plan year after year even though they may be able to get something cheaper.

TMH Living Well: Health screens for women through the years

If you’ve hit a milestone or are approaching one it’s time to think about health screens. A little prevention can help ward off the top three health threats for women: heart disease, breast cancer and osteoporosis.

Craig health briefs for Oct. 25, 2014: Barbells for Boobs to support early breast cancer detection

A race incorporating both running and weightlifting will take place at 10 a.m. today at Loudy-Simpson Park. The event will raise money for Barbells for Boobs, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting early detection of breast cancer.

Super Food Tip: Black beans

Black beans are an excellent source of protein.

Fitness tip: Pre-exercise snacks

Before you start your exercise routine, it is important to consider a pre-exercise snack. This will be the immediate fuel you need to get started and keep moving.

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Teal pumpkins keep Halloween safe, fun for kids with allergies

Halloween can feel more like a trick than a treat to kids with allergies. The Teal Pumpkin Project is working to change that.

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Craig hospital’s inaugural 5K goes off with flying colors

The turnout was big and colorful for The Memorial Hospital’s first-ever 5K Glow Run/Walk, a fundraiser for the Moffat County Cancer Society and hospital digital mammography services. Participants were decked out in everything from the favored color of the month, pink, to all kinds of unusual costumes.

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Academic coach helps those with ADHD

Michelle Raz underwent a life coaching training from the Edge Foundation, before getting training in ADHD coaching, learning a lot about the prevalence of the disorder.

Craig health briefs for Oct. 18, 2014: TMH hosts first annual fun run event Saturday

The first annual Glow Run/Walk will kick off at 5:30 p.m. tonight at Colorado Northwestern Community College. Registration opens at 4:30 p.m. in the CNCC main lobby.

TMH Living Well: Options for breast cancer surgery

Most of us know someone who has been through breast cancer treatment. What you might not know is that your sister’s or best friend’s treatment choices were unique to each of them. With breast cancer, there isn’t one clear option.

Visiting Nurse Association: Time to sign up for health insurance again

Yes, it’s already time for our community to start thinking about health insurance for 2015. Clients can re-enroll or sign up for the first time starting Nov. 15.