Recent Articles

12 Ways to Keep Smoke from Affecting You & Your Family
Jun 24, 2013
As of the morning of July 25th, 66,200 acres have been burned from the three fires burning on the west end of the Valley: West Fork Fire,...
4 Ways to Prevent West Nile Virus
Jun 17, 2013
West Nile virus (WNV) is a mosquito-borne illness that can affect Coloradans from late spring to mid-September.  In 2012, there were 131...
Type 1 vs Type 2: What's the Difference?
Jun 13, 2013
Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin, a hormone necessary to convert sugar, starches, and other...
Prevent Diabetes with Diet & Exercise
Jun 13, 2013
If you have pre-diabetes, you are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes and also are at increased risk of developing heart disease....
6 Steps to a Healthier You
Jun 3, 2013
The American Cancer Society recommends the following guidelines for physical activity: Achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Engage in...
Cancer Screening Recommendations
Jun 3, 2013
The following guidelines were compiled by the American Cancer Society. Breast cancer Yearly mammograms are recommended starting at age 40...
Center High School Student Advocates for Healthy Relationships
May 30, 2013
The following article was written by a student at Center High School who is active in their anti-bullying campaign.  The author hopes to...
Cardiologist Talks About Atrial Fibrillation
May 28, 2013
J. Lee Grigsby, the Valley’s first full time cardiologist, explains how atrial fibrillation works and how they affect the heart during a...
Stress Relaxation Techniques
May 10, 2013
Relaxation techniques are an essential part of stress management. If you’re an overachiever, you may put relaxation low on your priority...
Stress Basics
May 2, 2013
Stress is a normal psychological and physical reaction to the ever increasing demands of life. Surveys show that most Americans experience...

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