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Staying in control of the holidays

By John Lough Special to The PREVIEW Yes, you made it through Thanksgiving and only feel slightly guilty about that third helping of dessert. But, hang on, the real temptations…

Get vaccinated to avoid flu

Special to The SUN It’s the season for friends, family, food — and flu. Numerous gatherings and holiday travel mean it’s an important time to get a flu vaccine if…

Are your kids prepared to handle drug temptations?

By John Lough Special to The PREVIEW It can be difficult for parents to talk seriously with their children about certain issues, especially sex or drugs. And while the sex…

U.S. health care ranks lower than in most developed nations

By Trudy Lieberman Special to The SUN One thing I haven’t heard much in this latest health care debate is that the U.S. has the best health system in the…

Board of Health adopts 2018 regulations for on-site wastewater

By Claire Ninde Special to The SUN On Thursday, Nov. 16, the San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) Board of Health adopted new regulations governing on-site wastewater treatment systems (OWTS)…

Travel plans? Yellow fever vaccine shortage announced

By Claire Ninde Special to The SUN San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) will not be receiving more yellow fever vaccine (YF-VAX) until mid-2018. The full version of this story…

Tips for communicating effectively with an aging parent

By John Lough Special to The PREVIEW People today are living longer and, for a growing number of families, this means dealing with the issue of aging parents no longer…

San Juan Basin Area Agency on Aging announces launch of No Wrong Door pilot program

By Ruby Gonzalez Special to The SUN The San Juan Basin Area Agency on Aging (SJBAAA) and its partners now serve the San Juan Basin area as one of four…

A positive attitude and your child’s health

By John Lough Special to The PREVIEW Hello, cold and flu season. With damp, chilly winter weather, and school contact with all those other little germ factories, it’s not that…

Skunks test positive for rabies in Durango

By Claire Ninde Special to The SUN Two skunks have tested positive for rabies in Durango. San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) urges residents to stay away from stray and…

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