Recent Articles

PRO-Fit: Staying Fit Through the Holidays
Oct 26, 2011
Before we can even start talking about how to lose 20 pounds, you have to understand how not to gain 20 pounds.  At least that is the...
Cheese Making in the SLV
Oct 25, 2011
In mid August, a group of Valley folks got together at the Blanca/Fort Garland Community Center to learn how to make cheese.  Suzanne...
New Pap Smear Recommendations
Oct 20, 2011
The United States Preventive Services Task Force, an independent panel of experts in prevention and primary care appointed by the...
Local Spuds Fight Cancer
Oct 11, 2011
Published: October 7th, 2011, Valley Courier, Page 2 A Colorado State University study that evaluated the effect of storage on...
Celebrating National Farm to School Month
Oct 11, 2011
Published: October 6th, 2011, Valley Courier, Page 9 The first ever National Farm to School Month is taking place this October. In 2010,...
Benefits of Breastfeeding for Mom
Oct 11, 2011
Renee Mackey from La Leche League spoke about the many advantages of breastfeeding for the mother.  She talked about how it helps the...
Improve Oncology Care in the San Luis Valley
Oct 6, 2011
Have you been affected by cancer?  Has someone you know and love been affected by cancer? Join us on Saturday, October 8th for the 8th...
Cardiac Rehab: Your Path to Heart Health
Oct 4, 2011
If you’ve had a heart attack or a bypass operation, there’s an effective way to help prevent another one: Cardiac Rehab. Cardiac Rehab is...
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Oct 3, 2011
Since the inception in 1985 of October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, mammography rates have more than doubled for women age 50...
Questions are the Answers in Health Care
Sep 28, 2011
If you ask your hairstylist questions, why not your physician? If the latter says “Oops!,” you have a lot more to worry about. At least...

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