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Disparities cast shadow on Colorado’s Health Report Card grades

By Jaclyn Lensen Special to The SUN The 2015 Colorado Health Report Card reveals high grades for the health of Coloradans over 18 when compared to other states, but shows…

St. Patrick’s to host fall-prevention seminars

By Sally Neel Special to The PREVIEW Jeff Westmoreland, PTA, will present seminars offering valuable information on how to strengthen our bodies and prevent ourselves from falling. These will be…

Find free help for tobacco addiction during Through With Chew Week

By Cindy Schultz Special to The PREVIEW Through With Chew Week, Feb. 15-21, calls attention to the dangers of using chew and other forms of smokeless tobacco. It encourages users…

Exploring the health benefits of reading

Special to The PREVIEW It can be hard for some people to pick up a book when there are so many distractions at the ready. But while books might not…

Fall-prevention seminar scheduled at St. Patrick’s

By Sally Neel Special to The PREVIEW Did you know that falls are the No. 1 cause of injury and death among seniors? Did you know that, across the nation,…

Conscious Aging series to begin Feb. 22

By Pam Kircher Special to The PREVIEW More people than ever before in the history of the world are living to an advanced age in relatively good health. There are…

Hospice of Mercy to offer 10-week grief support group

By David Bruzzese Special to The PREVIEW Hospice of Mercy is offering a 10-week week grief support group for individuals who have experienced the loss due to death. The full…

Measles outbreak underscores the importance of immunization

By Flannery O’Neil Special to The SUN There were 102 cases of measles reported in 14 states in January 2015, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and…

Are you ready to start talking about healthy relationships?

By Cheryl Bowdridge Special to The PREVIEW February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Are you aware: • One in three teens in the U.S. is the victim of physical,…

Help available for those with vision loss

By Martha Mason Special to The SUN The Southwest Center for Independence and the San Juan Basin Area Agency on Aging have teamed up to serve people aged 60-plus who are…