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Freedom from Smoking series starts Jan. 8

The American Lung Association’s Freedom from Smoking program will be offered from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays from Jan. 8 to Feb. 19 at San Juan Regional Medical Center, 801 West Maple St., in Farmington....

DATE: Dec. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Nightingale Luminary award nominations

The Southwestern Colorado Area Health Education Center is accepting nominations for the eighth annual Nightingale Luminary and STAR awards to be presented March 14. The Nightingale Luminary Award...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Free series focuses on aspects of aging

A free series about aging will continue at 5 p.m. Thursday at the SRA Pain & Laser Centers, 1401 Main Ave., Suite A. Dr. Frank Jarrell will discuss pain free function with a focus on the aging...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Community Health Action Coalition to meet Friday

The Community Health Action Coalition will hold its monthly membership meeting from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Friday in the Eolus Room at the Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave. Tanya...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Class to help teens cope with stress

The Durango Public Library is hosting a class for teens ages 15 to 18 called Adulting 101: Mindfulness at 4 p.m. Thursday at the library, 1900 East Third Ave. The class will give tips, tricks and...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

San Juan Regional receives EMS Gold Award for third year

The San Juan Regional Medical Center’s Emergency Medical Services Department received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Award on Dec. 5 in Farmington, making it the third...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Breastfeeding workshop for parents set for Dec. 6

A breastfeeding workshop for expectant parents will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 6 at Kids Rock, 563 Main Ave. Joy Frazer, international board certified lactation consultant and registered...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Class to address workplace drug tests

A class about drug use and testing in the workplace will be held at 9 a.m. Nov. 27 at the Durango School District 9-R administration building, 201 E. 12th St. Cedar Diagnostics will host the course...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

New Durango sports medicine practice opens

Durango Sports Medicine, PLLC, is open and accepting new patients. Dr. Timothy Durkin, DO, is an experienced board-certified physician in both sports and emergency medicine. Durkin has strong ties...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Doctor to give presentation about depression at St. Columba Parish

Dr. Matthew Clark will give a presentation about depression at 12:45 p.m. Oct. 28 in the St. Columba Parish Center, 1800 East Second Ave. Clark will review the prevalence, symptoms and diagnosis...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Health department to discuss insurance options

San Juan Basin Public Health will provide presentations about health insurance from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive, and at 6 p.m. Wednesday and Oct. 30 at...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Free health care workshop to be held Friday

A free workshop to review changes to the Affordable Care Act and what is available on the health care market will occur from 11 a.m. to noon Friday in Program Room 1 of the Durango Public Library,...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

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