Parents, Students Shout BINGO! For Prevention
May 14, 2013
Parents, students, and community members gathered Wednesday, May 1st , 2013 at the Mountain Valley School Gymnasium in Saguache, Colorado to play a unique form for bingo.  Instead of reading out numbers, the callers in the game read out categories such as “effects of drug use...
Addiction is a Big Glass to Drink
Feb 26, 2013
In partnership with our Service-Learning Program, the 8th grade health class at Crestone Charter School recently completed a poster campaign to educate their fellow students about the importance of avoiding destructive lifestyle choices. Students Make a Difference in the Health of Their School The...
Monte Vista Mother Puts Child's Health First
May 2, 2012
Roxana Soto Martin with daughter Aliya Altamirano Soto.Today, Roxana Soto Martin is a thankful mother. When Roxana first found out she was pregnant, she made an appointment with her doctor.  Her doctor asked her if she smoked, and Roxana had to reply “Yes.”  At the time,...
7 Rules for Eating
Mar 12, 2012
You should be able to get the care you need when you need it! And remember, the easiest care you can get is the care you give yourself!  What better time to start than in March, during National Nutrition Month. With the season slowly changing and new years resolutions fading into the background...
Tips for Smokers
Jul 6, 2011
Smoking is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States—it kills more than 400,000 Americans every year. Smoking causes cancer, heart disease, strokes, and breathing problems. The United States Center for Disease Control found that for every person who dies from smoking, another 20...

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