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Public health planning: Using science and action to improve health

By Claire Ninde Special to The SUN This year’s theme for National Public Heath Week occurring April 1-5 is: Creating the Healthiest Nation: For Science. For Action. For Health. San…

National Public Health Week event April 3 in Pagosa

By Claire Ninde Special to The SUN San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) invites the public to a National Public Health Week event on Wednesday, April 3, from 11:30 a.m.…

9Health Fair set for April 27

By Constance d’Angelis Special to The PREVIEW Evidence shows that you can lower your life insurance costs by providing information as to your good health. A local business owner and…

Assessments, testing and education to be offered at 9Heath Fair in April

By Constance d’Angelis Special to The PREVIEW The 9Health Fair happens only once each year — April 27 this year. Blood test panels will be available for only $35. We…

9Health Fair and National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 27

By Constance d’Angelis Special to The PREVIEW The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day and our Pagosa 9Health Fair are on the same day. We are cooperating. Last April in…

Rise Above Violence: Giving voice to community silence

By Darcy Downing Special to The PREVIEW Domestic violence in rural America comes with it its own complexities. Statistics show that in rural areas, the first report of a domestic…

Breast health awareness: Education, screenings and more at 9Health Fair April 27

By Constance d’Angelis Special to The PREVIEW Breast cancer is the most commonly occurring cancer in women and the second most common cancer overall. There were over 2 million new…

Abuse comes in many forms, even digital

By Ashley Wilson Special to The PREVIEW More and more information is coming out about the prevalence of media and use of electronics among kids and teens. While digital media…

9Health Fair to offer blood pressure screenings

By Constance d’Angelis Special to The PREVIEW Nearly half of American adults are at risk for major health problems because of high blood pressure (also called hypertension or HBP). High…

Heart health facts for National Heart Health Month

By Angela Wirth Special to The PREVIEW February is National Heart Health Month and, considering that nearly half of all U.S. adults have some type of cardiovascular disease, awareness has…