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Mercy receives five-star Medicare rating

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recognized Mercy Regional Medical Center with a five-star rating for overall hospital quality. Mercy is one of seven hospitals in Colorado and the...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Free thyroid assessments offered Friday

Nancy Utter, a naturopathic practitioner, will offer a free thyroid gland assessment clinic from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, at Durango Natural Medicine, 117 County Road 250. The thyroid...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

San Juan Regional opens second Aztec family medicine clinic

San Juan Health Partners, a division of San Juan Regional Medical Center, has expanded family medicine services in Aztec at the William Barkman Family Practice clinic, 102 Llano St. The clinic was...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Mercy to offer free prediabetes class

Mercy Regional Medical Center will offer a free class for people diagnosed with prediabetes from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 5, in Suite 140 of the medical office building, 1010 Three Springs Blvd....

DATE: Dec. 30, 2017 | 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 December at Durango Fire and Rescue Station 1, 142 Sheppard Drive: A basic first-aid class will be held at 3 p.m....

DATE: Dec. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health

Mercy cardiology services listed in nation’s top 10 percent

Cardiology services at Mercy Regional Medical Center ranked in the top 10 percent nationwide when measured by volume-weighted performance, according to Healthgrades, a company that provides...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health

San Juan Regional Medical Center receives excellence award

San Juan Regional Medical Center recently received a 2017 New Mexico Performance Excellence Award, specifically the Level 3 Roadrunner Recognition Award from Quality New Mexico. The award is a...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health

Heart Safe La Plata to recognize life savers

Heart Safe La Plata will present awards to people who have saved or attempted to save someone experiencing cardiac arrest. The awards ceremony will take place Monday during halftime of the Fort...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health

Mercy Chapel to offer ‘Blue Christmas’ service

Mercy Regional Medical Center will hold its Blue Christmas service from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Dec. 19 at Mercy Chapel, 1010 Three Springs Blvd. The service is designed for people suffering loss, death of...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health

Naturopathic practitioner to offer free adrenal assessments

Naturopathic practitioner Nancy Utter will offer free 30-minute adrenal gland assessments from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Durango Natural Medicine, 117 County Road 250. The adrenal glands manage...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health

Durango to rally Tuesday for universal health care

Colorado Foundation for Universal Health Care will bring together state organizations to hold rallies at noon Tuesday in celebration of International Health Coverage Day, which marks the...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health

CryoMedSpa therapist to present at library

Nasha Winters of CryoMedSpa will give a presentation called “A Night with Nasha: Bio-Hacking the Holidays” at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. She will talk about...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health