Recent Articles

Protect Your Health: Test for STDs
Apr 18, 2013
By Sara Jose, Alamosa Planned Parenthood Manager April is National STD Awareness Month.  According to new data from the CDC, sexually...
Improving Your Worst Eating Habits
Apr 15, 2013
Different strokes for different folks.It’s a mantra that still rings true in the world of eating healthy. Once you reach a milestone, say a...
60-Second Tips to a Healthier You
Apr 15, 2013
We each have at least ONE MINUTE to do something positive for our health. A minute goes by like ... that..., but it’s more than enough...
Spring Clean Your Way Fit
Apr 8, 2013
Slash calories—and your spring-cleaning checklist—with your regular household activities Clean and Get Lean Skip the gym and bust out the...
12 Restaurant Weight Loss Tips
Apr 8, 2013
Weight Loss Tip #1: Don't assume fancier means healthier Fast food can make you fat, so dinner at a sit-down chain must be better, right?...
Public Health Warns of Hantavirus
Apr 2, 2013
By Alamosa County Public Health Spring brings warm weather, longer days, and the urge to do some spring cleaning. San Luis Valley...
5 Reasons to Bike
Apr 1, 2013
Days are getting longer.  Evenings are getting warmer. It's perfect time to get out your bike from the garage! You already know that...
March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month
Mar 22, 2013
Although 90-percent preventable, colorectal (colon) cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death affecting both men and women....
6 Exercises for a Strong Core
Mar 18, 2013
Remember, a strong core means a strong, pain free back! Engaging your core is essential whether you're sitting in a chair to training for a...
Portion Control Guide
Mar 18, 2013
When you’re trying to eat healthfully, it’s essential to keep track of just how much you’re eating. It’s all too easy to misjudge correct...

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