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Monday Medical: The role of the hospitalist

September 16, 2019

If you’ve ever been hospitalized, chances are you’ve been seen by a hospitalist — a physician who cares for patients during their hospital stay. Dr. Gary Breen, a hospitalist for UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center,...

Grand Futures: Should you drug test your child?

September 9, 2019

Growing up is never easy, and being a parent these days presents a whole host of challenges. Peer pressure to experiment with drugs can be difficult to resist for youth. As a parent, you may...

How can we prevent suicide?

September 8, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Suicide is the seventh leading cause of death in Colorado, and the second leading cause of death for people between the ages of 15 and 44. In 2019, Routt County has seen...

Monday Medical: Understanding your blood

September 2, 2019

Coursing just below the surface of your skin is your body’s very own transportation highway: your blood. Its brings oxygen and nutrients to cells, allows the brain and organs to communicate and helps the immune...

Monday Medical: Diabetes and drinks

August 26, 2019

For people with diabetes, sugary beverages can make managing blood sugar a challenge. But with refreshing, creative, lower-carb options, you don’t have to miss out. “It’s possible for people with diabetes to enjoy beverages, maintain...