The focus in diabetes management is shifting from maintaining daily sugar levels to preventing complications caused by the disease. This shift in approach, coupled with new treatment options, makes for a promising new future for patients with diabetics.
You’ve heard of the goose that laid the golden egg. How about the duck with the golden ticket? A $500 grand prize will be the big draw of the second annual Rubber Ducky Race for Hospice on Aug. 27 in Craig. The event, hosted by Northwest Colorado Health (formerly Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association) will include a total of $1,000 in cash prizes.
This is a versatile dip — experiment with different flavors. Try with roasted red peppers, sun-dried tomatoes, artichoke hearts or different herbs, such as thyme, mint, rosemary or cumin.
Health news across Northwest Colorado.
A Colorado coalition it gathering signatures for a ballot measure that would triple the state’s current cigarette tax, from $0.84 to $2.59 per pack.
Routt County will loan the South Routt Medical Center Health Services District about $55,000 to cover delayed revenue related to the Peabody Energy bankruptcy filing.
TMH Foundation receives $10,000 grant from Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment; hospital matches funds
“The dual band (radios) are hard to find,” TMH Foundation Director Eva Peroulis said. “There were only three vendors that produced them. It’s a good investment.”
Spaghetti squash is a healthy, low-carb alternative to pasta. Try replacing spaghetti pasta with spaghetti squash the next time you make an Italian dish at home.
If you're looking for some exercise outside this weekend, head over to Hayden for the city's annual Hayden Daze.
There are several ways to reduce puffiness in the eyes, and hydration — or drinking plenty of water is one way, but there are other ways to brighten external eye appearance, according to newhealthguide.org.
You’ve likely heard the term “internist,” but perhaps you don’t understand exactly what this type of doctor does, or how he or she is different from a family medicine physician.
It’s hot and dry. Smoke from the Beaver Creek wildfire has spread a consistent haze in our valley, and new fires are cropping up throughout the state. It’s hard to ignore the imminent threat in our own backyard.
Health-related news and announcements, and tips for staying healthy from Craig and Moffat County healthcare providers.
It’s been hot — 91 degrees according to our thermometer! It might be just the right time for a cool salad, and this column features one with some interesting ingredients. There’s a recipe for a casserole, too, and though you have to heat the oven to bake it, I think the dish might be great for a summer supper. Both of this week’s recipes were contributed by Geraldine Coleman from Craig. Thanks, Geraldine!
The South Routt Medical Health Service District will ask Routt County commissioners Tuesday to loan the district $55,000 the group planned to receive in tax payments from Peabody Energy.