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Apps to Help You Manage Diabetes
Aug 16, 2013
The apps below are recommended by Healthline. According to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Enviornment, 8.6% of San Luis...
Animated Video Explains Diabetes
Aug 16, 2013
Are you confused at what causes diabetes and what is happening in the body?  Do you know the main differences between Type 1 and Type...
How to Live to be 100+
Aug 16, 2013
The human body, on average, lives to the age of 90 — but most people pass away about 12 years short of that. Dan Buettner explores the...
Try Something New for 30 Days
Aug 16, 2013
Matt Cutts, an engineer at Google, explains how trying just one new thing every day for a month was a fun, rewarding, and eye-opening...
App Makes Healthcare Less Complicated
Aug 16, 2013
Figuring out what to do or where to go when faced with a medical issue doesn't have to be complicated.  San Luis Valley Health is proud to...
Immunizations for Children, Preteens, & Teens
Aug 16, 2013
National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is a reminder that we all need vaccines. To celebrate the importance of immunizations...
New Strep Testing is Better Than Expected
Aug 6, 2013
By Jeff Geiger Mary Rice, Director of Laboratory Services at SLVHRMC San Luis Valley Health Regional Medical Center (SLVHRMC) began...
Cooking Matters in the SLV
Aug 5, 2013
Nutrition Educator Meghan Ibach helps students with tips for reading food labels.Do you know how to shop for and cook healthy, nutritious...
Why Young Adults Should Get Immunized
Aug 5, 2013
By Alamosa County Public Health Alamosa Immunization Coalition reminds young adults (ages 19-26) that the need for vaccination does not...
Rabies Threat in Countryside
Jul 31, 2013
By Ola Bovin, SLV Regional Epidemiologist I heard a rumor the other day that rabies vaccinations are not necessary for pets and livestock...

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