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9 Things You Can Do To Get Better Care
Sep 26, 2011
The following list was compiled by careaboutyourcare.org, a month long effort to raise awareness about what you can do to get better health...
Valley residents can now "Weigh and Win"
Sep 1, 2011
Weigh and Win's Katie Hamilton explains the components of a healthy diet. Alamosa area residents lined up past the coffee stand and into...
Ace your dentist exam
Aug 25, 2011
Printed August 17th, 2011 It's that time of year again! While most kids are thinking of new clothes and new supplies for the upcoming...
Vision problems affect learning
Aug 25, 2011
Printed August 17th, 2011 Vision problems are more than just a nuisance for children. Impacted vision can have serious effects on a child'...
"Good" vs. "Bad" Foods: Myth or Fact?
Aug 18, 2011
Whether you like it or not, there is no silver bullet for weight loss.  Eating crackers for lunch doesn’t cancel out your chocolate shake...
Caring for Your Mental Health
Aug 5, 2011
The overall health of your mind and your body are inseparable.  Keeping physically fit means keeping mentally fit as well.  This means...
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 ...
Does Eating Local Honey Cure Allergies?
Jul 5, 2011
By Anahad O'Conner, The New York Times Among allergy sufferers, there is a widespread belief that locally produced honey can alleviate...
Don't Drink Too Much Alcohol
Jul 5, 2011
“Don’t drink too much alcohol” means don’t drink more than 1 drink per day for women and no more than 2 drinks per day for men. That’s...
How Well Are You Coping With STRESS?
Jul 4, 2011
Stress Defined Stress is a normal psychological and physical reaction to the ever-increasing demands of life.  When your body perceives a...

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