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Obesity prevention, mental health are top priorities in new state health plan

By Mark Salley Special to The SUN Obesity prevention and mental health/substance abuse are the flagship priorities in the state’s second public health improvement plan, recently released by the Colorado…

Hantavirus suspected in La Plata County

Serious and potentially fatal respiratory disease carried by deer mice By Claire Macpherson Special to The SUN San Juan Basin Health and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE)…

Underage drinking has devastating consequences

By Cindy Schultz Special to The SUN Each April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Inc. (NCADD) sponsors NCADD Alcohol Awareness Month to increase public awareness…

9Health Fair set for Saturday morning

By Caroline Brown Special to The PREVIEW It took a village of volunteers to prepare for the 2015 Pagosa 9Health Fair, but everything is ready to go for the March…

Pagosa Springs 9Health Fair just around the corner

Pagosa Springs 9Health Fair  just around the corner

By Caroline Brown Special to The PREVIEW It’s not too late to volunteer for the 2015 Pagosa Springs 9Health Fair, scheduled to be held from 7 to 11 a.m. on…

Two blood drives scheduled for April

By Tracey Hammond Special to The PREVIEW United Blood Services will hold a blood drive at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, at CrossRoad Community Church, 1044 Park Ave. in…

9Health Fair to offer variety of screenings

By Caroline Brown Special to The PREVIEW We’ve set our clocks ahead and that means it’s almost time for the Pagosa Springs 9Health Fair on March 28. The health fair…

Thinking about health: Medicare will pay for obesity counseling, really?

By Trudy Lieberman Special to The PREVIEW It’s amazing how much we talk about making people healthier. Consider all the discussion in America about overweight people who are stigmatized for…

Planning continues for 9Health Fair, set for March 28

By Caroline Brown Special to The PREVIEW The organization and planning for the 2015 9Health Fair on Saturday, March 28, at Pagosa Springs High School from 7 to 11 a.m.…

9Health Fair set for March 28

By Caroline Brown Special to The PREVIEW With the 2015 Pagosa Springs 9Health Fair only a month away, the volunteers are gearing up for another successful health fair and giving…