Southwest Life

Acupuncturist to give allergy talk at Durango Public Library

Acupuncturist Caleb Gates will give a talk about Advanced Allergy Therapeutics at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. The talk, titled “Resolving Airborne Allergies...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Kids Rock to offer breastfeeding workshop

A winter breastfeeding workshop with Joy Frazer will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Kids Rock, 563 Main Ave. The workshop is for pregnant women and their partners and will discuss how to...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Physical therapist assistant completes training

Physical therapist assistant Casey Buckingham of Absolute Physical Therapy recently completed a course called “Evidence-Based Treatment of the Thoracic Spine,” which covered pathologies of the...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Free screenings offered for Children’s Dental Health Month

San Juan Basin Public Health will offer free dental screenings and fluoride varnishes for children from 1 to 5 years old this spring to recognize National Children’s Dental Health Month, which is...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Advance Care Planning workshop to be held Feb. 15 at Durango library

The Community Health Action Coalition will hold a free workshop about Advance Care Planning from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15 at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Advance Care Planning is...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Heart Safe La Plata to offer first-aid, CPR classes

Local nonprofit Heart Safe La Plata will offer basic first-aid and CPR trainings in February at Durango Fire and Rescue Station 1, 142 Sheppard Drive: A basic first-aid class will be held at 3 p.m....

DATE: Feb. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Community Health Action Coalition to hold monthly meeting

The Community Health Action Coalition will hold a meeting from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday in the Eolus Room at Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave. Erik Foss, director of Peaceful...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

‘Fair of Heart and Goosebump Race’ will return to Farmington

San Juan Regional Medical Center will hold its 10th annual “A Fair of the Heart and Goosebump Race” on Feb. 17 at the hospital’s Heart Center, 407 South Schwartz Ave., in Farmington. The fair will...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Mercy to offer prediabetes class

Mercy Regional Medical Center will offer a free class for people diagnosed with prediabetes from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday in Suite 140 of the medical office building at the hospital, 1010 Three Springs...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

San Juan Basin Health to offer healthy habits series

San Juan Basin Public Health will present informational sessions about healthy eating and lifestyle from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 26, Feb. 9 and March 2 at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave....

DATE: Jan. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Public invited to integrative health open house

The public is invited to attend an open house about integrative health care from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Pathways Physical Therapy and Holistic Health, 2243 Main Ave., Suite 3. Pathways...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Acupuncturist to give allergy talk Thursday at Durango Public Library

Acupuncturist Caleb Gates will give a talk about Advanced Allergy Therapeutics at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. The talk is titled “Resolving Immune...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health