Depression is something that is far more complex than a case of the blues — it’s a mental illness that can last for weeks, months or sometimes years. Those experiencing depression can’t just “snap out...
More than 330 Sandrock Elementary School students banded together to raise money to purchase hundreds of stuffed animals for local children going through traumatic experiences.
It’s estimated that up to 80 percent of strokes may be preventable, and three out of four first strokes are associated with high blood pressure.
Every year during National Women's Health Week, health providers around the country remind women of all ages how to practice healthy habits, both mentally and physically.
Memorial Regional Health announced this week in a news release that it is now part-owner in the air ambulance transport service CareFlight.
Ahead of fire season, firefighters with the Bureau of Land Management have a hot date with a certain area of Moffat County.
Hayden could see acceptance of its first retail pot shop in the coming months after the Hayden Town Council gave unanimous approval for an ordinance that would create an application process for aspiring dispensary owners.
One of the world’s best diets in terms of results, popularity and overall health benefits is the Mediterranean Diet — but perhaps its greatest benefit of all is that it’s not really a diet, it’s an eating pattern and lifestyle.
After receiving care in a hospital setting, patients often recover faster when they’re back in the comfort of their own home.
Increases in physical activity — even relatively gentle activities such as walking, stretching or taking the stairs — can help reduce the risk of becoming depressed.
At first, Lexus Halone’s family didn’t think much of the small bump on the 18-year-old’s leg.
Children who don’t get enough quality sleep each night have an increased risk of injuries, hypertension, obesity and depression. The kids who get the right sleep have better attention, behavior, learning, memory, emotional regulation, mental and physical health, and quality of life.
Human trafficking, a form of modern-day slavery, is happening in every corner of the country, and officials say Moffat County is no exception.
At Freedom Hooves Therapeutic Riding of Northwest Colorado, it’s hard to say who is being helped more: the participants or the volunteers.
If you have prescription drugs that are either expired or no longer needed, don’t just toss them in the trash or flush them down the toilet.
The statistics are not good. Cases of sexually transmitted infections are surging, and young people are taking the brunt of this troubling trend. Between 2013 and 2017, syphilis cases nearly doubled, gonorrhea increased by more...
In early April, pinwheels were planted on the lawn at McDonald's in Craig to help raise awareness of National Child Abuse Prevention Month.
The group working to bring a recreation center to Craig is reexamining plans to acquire a large, currently unused building as they release a new map of their proposed taxing district.
When it opens later this year, the Memorial Regional Health medical office building will recognize supporters with a hand-forged iron tree of life.
An aspirin a day used to be recommended for heart attack and stroke prevention, but new research and medical recommendations point toward increased risks for healthy people on an aspirin regimen.