There’s a hinge that connects the side of the skull to the lower jaw that makes it possible to open and close our mouths. This hinge, the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), can get injured or damaged and cause pain in the jaw, ears and head.
A new event is slowly but surely becoming a favorite for Moffat County. The Momma Outfitters consignment sale hosted by Hope Pregnancy Center brought in shoppers and sellers alike Thursday through Saturday at the Moffat...
Moffat County residents were in a giving mood Friday, Sept. 13 as they turned out to Yampa Valley Bank to help Moffat County United Way kick off its 2020 campaign.
Atrial fibrillation, commonly known as AFib, is an irregular heartbeat or arrhythmia that can lead to serious complications if not treated properly.
While what we eat does directly influence cholesterol levels in our bodies, the foods with the most impact are not the foods that contain dietary cholesterol, such as eggs.
He sleeps under the stars most nights when he’s in the middle of nowhere.
Memorial Regional Health announced Monday it is one of 80 rural health organizations in America and the only entity in Colorado to receive a federal $1 million grant to combat opioid addiction.
Momma Outfitters will host its fall sales event from Sept. 12 to 14 at the Moffat County Fairgrounds grandstands, 640 E. Victory Way.
Suicide is not caused by any single factor, but the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention reports that it most often occurs when stressors in life and mental health challenges converge to create a feeling of hopelessness and despair.
Firefighters in Northwest Colorado are asking residents to keep out of a dangerous wildland fire area about 26 miles southwest of Meeker. In a news release Friday, Sept. 6, the Bureau of Land Management said...
The city of Craig approved the location of its new municipal dog park for those wanting to let their dogs off leash without leaving town. At their regular meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 27, council members...
About one in five children in the United States is obese, putting them at greater risk for many serious chronic health conditions and diseases such as sleep apnea, type 2 diabetes and heart conditions.
Free health screenings for children 5 and younger will be available during the Wild About Wellness Children's Health Fair hosted by Connections 4 Kids.
Flu season doesn’t officially hit until October, but as children head back to school, it’s important to remember the ways to prevent sickness such as the common cold.
As I get ready for my first Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’-By World class, I am reminded of the strength and resilience of our fellow community members. I am reminded of how often we try to make changes in our lives, hoping the changes will work. And I am reminded of how important it is to support people as they strive for change in their lives.
A free lecture series provided by University of Colorado School of Medicine and Colorado Northwestern Community College will take place in Craig in the coming weeks.
Craig City Council voted at its regular meeting Tuesday, Aug. 27 to lower the sales and excise taxes that could be levied on recreational marijuana sold in Craig.
Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Twenty-five years ago, when Dr. Brian Siegel began his career in medicine, he had a liberal policy when it came to prescribing opioids to his patients. As he remembers, almost everyone did. ...
One doesn’t necessarily need to know Beka Warren personally to recognize her name as one of Northwest Colorado’s biggest champions of health equality for underserved populations and a tireless advocate for ensuring local resources exist for victims of crime and trauma.