Physical therapists at Memorial Regional Health are taking part in The American Physical Therapy Association’s annual campaign, “ChoosePT,” to educate the public about the benefits of physical therapy.
The Nurse-Family Partnership program is free for first-time moms who financially qualify, providing regular home visits from specially trained nurses during pregnancy and through a child’s second birthday. Since its inception in 1999, over 26,000 women have enrolled in Colorado Nurse-Family Partnership, and nearly 4,000 women are served annually by 150 nurses in all of Colorado’s 64 counties.
The majority of Americans who abused prescription drugs in 2018 obtained those drugs from family and friends — often from the home medicine cabinet.
The Women’s Wellness Connection urges women ages 40 years and older to talk with their doctors during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October about screening for breast cancer. Women who can’t afford mammograms may...
Thanks to early detection, the survival rate for women with breast cancer has been steadily increasing since the 1980s.
Roughly 18 months after first breaking ground on its new medical office building, Memorial Regional Health welcomed community members, officials and folks from across the state to officially dedicate the new structure.
The C.R.A.I.G. Group is a group of Craig residents that care deeply about our community and want to help it thrive! How we’ve done so thus far has been to give out grants to organizations.
The flu causes thousands of deaths per year in the United States and is the most frequent cause of death from a vaccine-preventable disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that among...
Colowyo Coal Company is amending its air pollution permit with the state of Colorado to pollute a bit less as part of its massive Collom expansion — a project the company says could add decades to the life of the surface coal mine.
The most common ways to neglect your heart health include smoking, being overweight or obese, eating the wrong foods and living a sedentary lifestyle.
A beloved fixture of wrestling within the Yampa Valley has been experiencing hardships recently, which has prompted area folks to pitch in for a big effort this weekend.
While fitness can help women reach weight loss goals, it should be part of a lifestyle routine regardless of a need or desire to lose weight.
If you’re an able-bodied person interested in lending your neighbors a helping hand in times of need, the American Red Cross of Moffat County wants your help.
Which was worse: This Colorado man’s bachelor party hangover or the hangover from his $12,460 ER bill?
DENVER — Two days before his wedding, Cameron Fischer had one heck of a bachelor party, hitting a few bars in the Old Town section of Fort Collins, Colo., with his friends into the wee...
Our bones are developing and strengthening throughout our lives, with the most bone density occurring during our early 20s. As we age, our bones start thinning at varying degrees.
The Bureau of Land Management's Little Snake Field Office in Craig has some more fire in store for an area of Moffat County.
A collaborative effort by multiple local agencies recently earned $100,000 planning grant from Health Resources and Services Administration.
Northwest Colorado Health is proud to welcome Adrienne Idsal, LSW, as the new Director of The Haven Assisted Living Facility in Hayden. Idsal previously served as the medical social worker for Northwest Colorado Health’s Home Health and Hospice program, and has her master's degree in geriatric social work.
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...