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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...


Old Town Hot Springs: Do this to get ready for ski season

August 25, 2019

There are few sports that exercise as many areas of the body as skiing and snowboarding. Creating high-quality runs requires stamina, strength and flexibility, particularly in the hips and lower body. The constant vibrations acting...




Monday Medical: Back-to-school basics

August 19, 2019

New backpacks, fresh school supplies and a chance to reconnect with school friends — what’s not to love about the start of another school year? But with new routines and first-day jitters, the transition back...


Walk to End Alzheimer’s supports research, services

August 18, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The numbers are staggering: Alzheimer’s disease is the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death. Today, there are about 73,000 people in Colorado older than age 65 living with Alzheimer’s, according to the Alzheimer’s...




Monday Medical: Pinched nerve — surgical options

August 12, 2019

Editor’s Note: This is Part 2 in a two-part series on diagnosing and treating pinched nerves in the neck. Part one covers conservative treatment options. Most people who experience a pinched nerve in their neck...