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Luminosity Talks: The story of a shaman apprentice

By Sonya Flores Lugo Special to The PREVIEW Sophia, Ph.D. — psychotherapist, shaman and author of several books — will do a PowerPoint presentation at Luminosity Talks Thursday, Nov. 13,…

It’s Red Ribbon Week, Substance Abuse Prevention Month

By Cindy Schultz Special to The PREVIEW The Pagosa Springs Town Council and the Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners each proclaimed October as Substance Abuse Prevention Month. San Juan…

Breast cancer: A winnable battle

By Amber Reiss-Holt, MD Special to The SUN Amidst the sea of pink ribbons and people dusting off their running shoes to “race for the cure,” it is important to…

Alzheimer’s support meeting scheduled at St. Patrick’s

On Monday, Oct. 27, at 11 a.m. and noon, Alzheimer’s Association Regional Director Elaine Stumpo will again be at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church to offer her monthly classes for those…

Test your home for radon gas

Special to The SUN National Radon Action Week is Oct. 20-26 for 2014; it occurs the third week of October every year. Radon gas is becoming more of a widespread…

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, screening available locally

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, screening available locally

The American Cancer Society (ACS) has designated October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Pagosa Springs Medical Center (PSMC) has joined with ACS to help educate and inform the community…

Registration open for Zombie Challenge — Run for Kids’ Sake in Durango

By Megan Sanders Special to The PREVIEW The 2014 Zombie Challenge — Run for Kids’ Sake, benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Colorado, will be held  on Saturday, Oct.…

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Flannery O’Neil Special to The PREVIEW This October, San Juan Basin Health is proud to participate in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the second leading cause…

Tai chi: moving meditation, moving medication

By Helena Gunther Special to The PREVIEW Tai chi (tie-chee) is often described as “moving meditation,” but it might well be called “moving medication.” There is growing evidence (Mayo Clinic,…

Health district board approves loan for equipment

In a special meeting held Oct. 3, the board of the Upper San Juan Health Service District voted to take out a $500,000 loan to acquire additional equipment and make…