Southwest Life

Mercy to offer fracture-prevention talk

A free community presentation, titled “Healthy Bones, Healthy Body: Your Guide to Fracture Prevention,” will be offered at 6 p.m. May 30 at Mercy Sports Medicine, in Bodo Industrial Park at 327...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

San Juan Basin Public Health to offer free health screenings

San Juan Basin Public Health will offer free health screenings from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Screenings include cholesterol, blood-glucose and blood...

DATE: May 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Mercy recognized for outstanding care

Mercy Regional Medical Center recently received the Healthgrades 2018 Outstanding Patient Experience Award. The distinction is awarded to hospitals rated in the top 15 percent nationwide, according...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

San Juan Regional recognized for excellence

San Juan Regional Medical Center recently received the Roadrunner Recognition Award at the 2018 Quality New Mexico Learning Summit and Performance Excellence Awards ceremony at Isleta Resort and...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Acupuncturist to give allergy talk Thursday

Acupuncturist Caleb Gates will give a talk about Advanced Allergy Therapeutics from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. The talk, “Spring Free of Allergies: A...

DATE: May 7, 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 May at Durango Fire and Rescue Station 1, 142 Sheppard Drive: A basic first-aid class will be held at 3 p.m. and...

DATE: April 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Ignacio 9Health Fair to be held Saturday

The Ignacio 9Health Fair will be held from 7 to 11 a.m. April 28 at Ignacio High School, 315 Ignacio St., in Ignacio. The event will offer several screenings for a range of costs, including: blood...

DATE: April 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Community Health Action Coalition to hold Advance Care workshop

Community Health Action Coalition will hold a free workshop about Advance Care Planning from 9 a.m. to noon April 28 at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Advance Care Planning is the...

DATE: April 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Workshop to discuss neurobiology-trauma relation

An introductory workshop about the neurobiology of trauma and the autonomic nervous system will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Pine Room at La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave....

DATE: April 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Mercy Regional Medical Center 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: April 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

San Juan Regional staffs pulmonologists

San Juan Regional Medical Center in Farmington recently announced that it appointed two board-certified pulmonary medicine specialists, Dr. Ravi Chopra and Dr. William Krause, to treat patients...

DATE: March 23, 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 April at Durango Fire and Rescue Station 1, 142 Sheppard Drive: A basic first-aid class will be held at 3 p.m....

DATE: March 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health