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Monday Medical: Your child and the common cold

December 9, 2019

Editor’s note: This is the first part of a two-part series on viruses that affect children in winter. Part 2 covers other viral illnesses, including flu. Runny nose? Cough? Sore throat? Your child might be...


Battling the Blues — Part 2: Nurture the spirit

December 8, 2019

Editor’s note: This is part two in a series of four articles exploring the causes of — and ways to combat — winter blues. The focus of the series is on mental health and strategies for improving...




New mural adds comfort to blood draws

December 2, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Getting your blood drawn isn’t fun at any age. But now, it’s a little better in one of the patient rooms at the main lab at UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center. Over the...



Monday Medical: Acupuncture in winter

December 2, 2019

Interested in fending off a range of ailments from the common cold to the winter blues? Then you might want to consider adding acupuncture to your winter routine. Below, Kelley McDaneld, a licensed acupuncturist with...


Battling the Blues — Part 1: Take a walk

December 1, 2019

Editor’s note: This is part one in a series of four articles exploring the causes of — and ways to combat — winter blues. The focus of the series is on mental health and strategies for improving...




Monday Medical: Guidelines for treating osteoporosis

November 25, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Osteoporosis, a condition in which bones become thinner and more porous, is a “silent” disease: you’re unlikely to experience symptoms until you have that first fracture. That makes screening and treatment especially...





Monday Medical: Conquering the CPAP machine

November 18, 2019

If you’re one of the 22 million Americans suffering from sleep apnea, you may know what to do to treat it — but you may struggle following through. Standard treatment for sleep apnea is to...


Nitrous oxide now available for laboring moms

November 17, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — For the first time, nitrous oxide is available for mothers during labor at UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center. Nitrous oxide provides a relatively cheap and easy alternative to narcotics for pain relief...