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Prevent animal-borne (zoonotic) disease

By Claire Ninde Special to The SUN As summer approaches, San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) reminds residents that the risk of contracting certain animal-borne diseases increases. The full version…

Concerns about getting professional help for PTSD

By Kevin J. Kelly Special to The PREVIEW It is common for people who have symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to feel reluctant to get professional help. They often…

Mercy to offer free education to those with prediabetes

By David Bruzzese Special to The SUN People diagnosed with prediabetes are at a higher risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Effectively managing prediabetes can help prevent…

Effective treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder

By Kevin J. Kelly Special to The PREVIEW People with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often want to avoid talking about their memories and experiences, yet this is the very thing…

WIC program launches smartphone app

Special to The SUN A government nutrition program for low-income women, infants and children under age 5 is embracing technology to make it easier for participants to use their benefits…

Colorado to receive $7.8 million to fight opioid epidemic

Special to The SUN Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Dr. Tom Price recently announced that the agency will provide $485 million in federal grants to states to combat the…

Public invited to Suicide Prevention Community Summit

By Claire Ninde Special to The SUN San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) invites regional community members to a Suicide Prevention Community Summit taking place on May 11, from 5-8…

Understanding post-traumatic stress disorder, part two

By Kevin J. Kelly, Ph.D. Special to The SUN This is the second in a series on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The full version of this story is available in…

9Health Fair to offer blood tests, screenings and more Saturday

By Caroline Brown Special to The PREVIEW After weeks of preparation, it’s time for the 2017 Pagosa 9Health Fair on Saturday, April 29, from 7 to 11 a.m. at Pagosa…

9Health Fair to offer blood tests, screenings and more Saturday

By Caroline Brown Special to The PREVIEW After weeks of preparation, it’s time for the 2017 Pagosa 9Health Fair on Saturday, April 29, from 7 to 11 a.m. at Pagosa…