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How life at altitude impacts people — and animals

September 16, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — People living at higher altitudes tend to be healthier, but definitive evidence as to why remains elusive. There is debatable data, and some contradictory studies, as well as the persistent prospect that,...






For longevity in both the mind and body, stimulation is essential

September 11, 2019

Editor’s Note: This sponsored content is brought to you by Renew Senior Communities – Glenwood Springs Ample research demonstrates the mind’s capacity to influence a person’s health, both positively and negatively. If left unchecked, depression...




Torres column: Pain is a part of achieving success

September 8, 2019

As humans we have an unconscious mechanism that makes us run from pain. This affects a lot of our decisions. For example, a child who touches fire gets burned and learns not to touch it...




Carbondale Library hosts holistic health book swap

September 5, 2019

The Carbondale Library hosts the first community-centric book swap on the subject of holistic health Saturday afternoon. Blair and Lisa Bracken are organizing the book swap, which includes all sorts of sub-categorical topics on natural,...


Dr. Virginia Weathers Joins Grand River Women’s Health Team

September 4, 2019

Grand River Health in Rifle has announced the addition of Dr. Virginia (Ginny) Weathers to Grand River’s expanding Women’s Health team. Dr. Weathers received her Bachelor of Science at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge,...


Free dental clinic coming to Glenwood

September 1, 2019

Glenwood Springs High School will temporarily become a dental clinic the first weekend in October as part of a massive effort to provide free care to those who need it. “It’s a no-questions asked clinic,”...


Doctor’s Tip: Eat your alliums

September 1, 2019

We know that foods with intense flavor and those with intense color are loaded with anti-oxidants and other disease-preventing micronutrients. The allium family includes onions, garlic, leeks, scallions, shallots and chives. Alliums all have intense...