Fitness Tip: Burn more calories with less fat intake

According to, “Your weight is a balancing act, but the equation is simple: If you eat more calories than you burn, you gain weight. And if you eat fewer calories than you burn, you lose weight.”

Beauty Tip: Caring for dry skin

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

Healthy Eating: 10-minute chili

This basic chili recipe can be adapted to your liking, so get creative.

TMH Living Well: Medicare 101 — Learning the basics

If you are nearing your 65th birthday, signing up for Medicare should be on your to-do list. If you’ve started the process, you are likely feeling overwhelmed by all the different parts (A, B, C, D, etc.) and the many supplemental insurance plans that go with it. If so, don’t fret — help is available in Moffat County.

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Rubber Ducky Races in Craig, Steamboat celebrate community, hospice

On Saturday, hundreds of bright yellow rubber ducks will bob along the lazy Yampa River toward their destination at Loudy-Simpson Park. Tickets in hand, children, parents and community members will eagerly await, hoping their ducks make the speediest journey. The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is hosting the first annual Craig Rubber Ducky Race benefiting the organization’s Hospice and Palliative Care program. The fun family event and post-race party will be a celebration of community and the many people Hospice has touched in Moffat County.

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New TMH orthopaedic surgeon brings cutting-edge techniques to Craig

Whether you’re a young football player with a busted shoulder or an aging rancher with a bad hip, The Memorial Hospital’s new orthopaedic surgeon, Kevin Borchard, M.D., has your back.

Craig health briefs for Aug. 29, 2015: Kids Count presentation highlights trends for Moffat County kids

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

Forget Me Not: An open call to visit elderly loved ones

Sunset Meadows I and II wrote an important letter to the editor that appeared in Friday’s Craig Daily Press.

TMH Living Well: Getting kids sleep-ready for school

The first week of school can be exciting — that is if you can get your child out of bed to experience it. With the relaxed habit of sleeping in during the summer, kids often have a harsh wakeup call when school starts. Here are some tips on helping your kids get back into healthy school year sleep habits.

Fitness Tip: Balancing life with pilates exercises

Core strength provides a plethora of benefits to the body, mind and soul, and fitness experts love to tout the advantages that pilates have on your overall health.

Beauty Tip: Combating toenail and fingernail fungus

Nail fungus is no fun and often can be tough to hide during flip-flop season. So what is it and how can you get rid of it?

Superfood Tip: Chia seeds provide healthy boost

Chia seeds may be small, but they have a huge impact on health, according to a variety of health websites.

Thinking About Health: Taking care of America’s elderly may not be a top priority

During a recent visit to Copenhagen, I squeezed in a visit with city officials to learn more about the Danish health system, particularly the country’s arrangements for long-term care, a topic that draws endless complaints from American families, including many readers of this column. Coincidentally, the day I returned home, I learned the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which runs both programs, had just released star ratings for the country’s home care agencies that provide services to nearly 5 million Americans. The home health industry did not shine brightly.

Healthy eating: Elk fajitas

As hunting season approaches, elk makes for a versatile and lean meat option that can be made into a wide variety of healthy meals. The following recipe for elk fajitas is quick, easy and makes delicious leftovers to keep the family fed through the week. Try mixing extra spice rub and keeping it on hand for the next batch — you'll definitely want to make these again.