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Northwest Colorado Health: Test, prevent, treat
Northwest Colorado Health: Test, prevent, treat

June 16, 2019

National HIV Testing Day on Thursday, June 27, encourages people to get tested, know their HIV status and take steps to prevent or treat the virus. This message is more powerful than ever thanks to...


Medicare scam targeting beneficiaries
Medicare scam targeting beneficiaries

June 14, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — A new scam has just popped up according to the Division of Insurance. Medicare beneficiaries are reported to have receive a package in the mail and a note saying not to open...



Monday Medical: The functional shoulder
Monday Medical: The functional shoulder

June 10, 2019

When it comes to overhead sports like baseball and tennis, the shoulder joint plays an important role. Its wide range of motion makes it possible to pitch or serve a ball, but also leaves the...







Northwest Colorado Food Coalition: Food Matters
Northwest Colorado Food Coalition: Food Matters

June 2, 2019

We all have a personal connection to food. We have a history, a love-hate relationship, a favorite food, a least favorite food, stories of cooking successes and mishaps, family favorite meals and recipes. Food matters...



Monday Medical: Biking safety tips
Monday Medical: Biking safety tips

May 27, 2019

Snow has melted, singletrack has dried out and bikers are hitting the trails and roads. From expert racers to the novice rider, biking is a great way to stay fit and get outside. “It’s a...



Steamboat community blood drive is Thursday at hospital
Steamboat community blood drive is Thursday at hospital

May 22, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The next community blood drive in Steamboat Springs will be held from 12:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center, 1024 Central Park Dr. Appointments are highly...


Monday Medical: Summer adventure safety
Monday Medical: Summer adventure safety

May 20, 2019

When you’re planning your outdoor adventures this summer, don’t forget to account for safety. For Dr. Nathan Anderson, an emergency medicine physician at UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center, the principles are similar to those used...


Soak it in but stay protected
Soak it in but stay protected

May 19, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — There’s nothing like the warmth of spring sun on bare arms and legs that have been hidden under layers of clothing for six months. But along with the snowmelt, longer days and...