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Animas Surgical Hospital to host hip and knee pain seminar

Animas Surgical Hospital will host a hip and knee pain seminar from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday inside the hospital’s main lobby, 575 Rivergate Lane. Joint pain sufferers and their family members can...

DATE: July 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Health

Mercy to host back pain presentation in Farmington

Mercy Regional Medical Center Spine Center of Excellence will host the free community presentation “Back Pain Explained” with fellowship-trained spine surgeon Dr. Douglas Orndorff at 6 p.m. Tuesday...

DATE: July 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Health

Axis Health to offer free Smart Recovery classes

Axis Health System will offer free Smart Recovery classes in Durango from 5:30 to 7 p.m. every Wednesday at Manna, 1000 Avenida del Sol. Smart Recovery is a science-based program to help people...

DATE: July 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Health

Seminar to address opioid use, suicide prevention

A seminar about strategies to address suicide and opioid use will take place from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Lightner Room at the La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. This is a free...

DATE: July 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Health

Dr. Laura Warner appointed to State Behavioral Health Taskforce Subcommittee

Dr. Laura Warner, San Juan Basin Public Health’s deputy director of operations, has been appointed to the Long-Term Competency subcommittee of the Colorado Behavioral Health Taskforce, recently...

DATE: July 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Health

Locals complete hyperbaric medical team training

Owner George Glass and hyperbaric technician Mariah Powell of Mountain Hyperbarics recently completed International ATMO’s Hyperbaric Medical Team Training in San Antonio. This 40-hour training...

DATE: July 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Health

Healthcare Durango to screen “Big Pharma: Market Failure”

Healthcare Durango will host a free documentary screening of “Big Pharma: Market Failure” from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. The documentary explores the...

DATE: June 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Health

Coping with season allergies will be topic of talk Tuesday

Dr. Dennis O’Brien will discuss seasonal allergies from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Vitamin Cottage Natural Grocers, 1123 Camino del Rio. O’Brien will cover how to stay ahead of seasonal allergies...

DATE: June 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Health

ROAR coalition formed to support young adults

Communities That Care and Celebrating Healthy Communities have joined forces to present a new coalition, Recognizing Opportunities Around Resiliency. ROAR is a community-driven, grassroots,...

DATE: June 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Health

Blueprints of Hope to offers qigong, yoga, hiking

Blueprints of Hope, an organization dedicated to serving people living with cancer and cancer survivors, will offer a two-hour Foundations of Qigong Theory and Practice workshop from 10 a.m. to...

DATE: June 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Health

San Juan Health Partners Specialty Services to offer heart, urology services

San Juan Health Partners Specialty Services, a division of San Juan Regional Medical Center, will open Monday at 1485 Florida Road, Suite A103, to offer comprehensive cardiology and urology...

DATE: June 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Health

Rocky Mountain Health Foundation awards grants to local organizations

Thirty Western Slope nonprofit organizations received a total of $468,300 for the first cycle of 2019 grant awards from Rocky Mountain Health Foundation. Local recipients include: Compañeros: Four...

DATE: June 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Health

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