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The human body never stops changing, but women’s bodies are on a constant rollercoaster of change. Whether it’s puberty, menstruation, hormones, pregnancy or menopause, the body never really takes a break.

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death among persons with diabetes. Men with diabetes are 2 to 4 times more likely to die from a heart attack than men without diabetes. Women with diabetes are 5 to 8 times more likely to die from a heart attack than women without diabetes. Over…

Jerry Seinfeld used to joke that the second biggest thing people are afraid of is death. The second. Turns out, the number one thing that people are afraid of is public speaking. His point was that people are more afraid to speak in public than they are of dying. While Seinfeld was using thi…

Pam Shilts has been a long-time nursing leader tenaciously shaping the direction of Volunteers of America healthcare services in rural Western Colorado over the better part of 40 years. Her story begins with an early involvement in long-term care for a loved one – her grandfather.

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Spring is in the air! And so are allergies. Allergies can be pesky, and sometimes they can be downright debilitating. With longer days and temperatures on the rise, the greenery is making its comeback. Everyone likes to spend time outside during the nice weather. How do you keep from feeling…

Walking in to “Wellness Vitality,” you’re invited to take off your shoes and relax. Yes, take off your shoes.

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Seventeen-year-old Ellianna Gerhard, accompanied by her mother, April Gerhard, was one of the first teenagers in Delta County to receive a COVID-19 vaccine recently.

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As a parent, getting kids to eat healthy may seem like a mountainous task. In honor of National Nutrition Month and to celebrate the addition of the new Delta Health Pediatrics Clinic, we would like to present some “easy-to-digest” tips on how to incorporate healthy eating habits that will b…

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On Wednesday, Sept. 16, Delta County sent a press release stating the Delta County Health Department is reporting that a Delta County resident in their 80’s has passed away from COVID-19. This is the third reported death for Delta County.

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While a majority of high schools in the United States has a class devoted to health-related topics, the education on sexual health can vary widely in terms of accuracy, emphasis and effectiveness. In particular, the sexual health information provided to teenage girls can sometimes seem confu…

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Since opening in 2014, A Kidz Clinic has provided comprehensive, quality integrated healthcare services to children aged 0 through 21. Now, the staff is extending its services for parents through support groups as families navigate the new landscape caused by COVID-19.

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Suicide is not a topic anyone wants to talk about; it’s painful, gut-wrenching, ugly stuff. Our community has suffered so much; precious lives lost, families forever changed. Suicide forces those left behind to somehow cope, blinded by unimaginable hurt and questions that will never be answe…

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I was staring out the window the other day, feeling bad about the winter keeping me inside. Last year’s hunting season is but a distant memory, and next year’s camping, hiking and fishing season seem like forever away. Patience is not one of my virtues.

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According to a government survey, 28% of U.S. men and 17% of U.S. women don’t have a personal doctor or healthcare provider. At Delta County Memorial Hospital’s Family Medicine Clinic, it is our goal to be the community’s first choice for accessible, high-quality health services for the enti…

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