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When Events Rock Our World
Dec 18, 2012
By Dr. Jerry Yager, PsyD, Director of Training & Education at Denver Children's Advocacy Center Over the past several weeks our...
Access to Dental Care Declining
Dec 14, 2012
By Diane Carman, Health Policy Solutions The crisis in access to dental health care in Colorado is growing more severe even as the...
Local Orgs Collaborate for Improved Health
Nov 12, 2012
Alamosa County Public Health has partnered with National Jewish Health, San Luis Valley Health, Rocky Mountain Prevention Research Center,...
Colonoscopies Save Lives
Oct 31, 2012
Scheduling a cancer screening could save your life.Do you know someone who’s had colon cancer?  Perhaps it was your father, your friend,...
25 Super Snacks with 100 Calories or Less
Oct 29, 2012
This article is based on information from the Center for Disease Control. Most of us like to snack.  Most of us also don't think to much...
To Exercise or Not... When Pregnant
Oct 11, 2012
Pregnancy usually brings happiness but can also bring pain, fatigue and stress. Exercise during pregnancy improves overall health of mom-to...
Athletes Continue Miner Walk Tradition
Oct 11, 2012
Susan Arnold, younger sister of twins Stephanie L. Miner and Natalie Streeter, is greeted at the end of the race by the ASU cross country...
9 Tips to Get Your Child Ready for School
Oct 1, 2012
School has started again in the Valley.  Whether your child is a first time student or entering into their Senior year, there are a lot of...
Care About Local Foods
Aug 15, 2012
Plant Your Dollars Close to Home Local farmers who sell directly to you receive a larger share of the profit and in turn spend their money...
CO Ranks #1 in Breastfeeding
Aug 15, 2012
Mothers in the Valley care about the health of their babies.  That's why 85% of mothers in the San Luis Valley initiate breastfeeding...

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