Southwest Life

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

San Juan Medical to offer cardiac screenings

San Juan Regional Medical Center cardiologists will offer teens 13 to 18 free cardiac screenings from 1 to 5 p.m. Dec. 9 in the catheterization laboratory and radiology waiting area at the...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health

San Juan Medical cardiology first to use Impella RP

The cardiology program at San Juan Regional Medical Center recently announced it was the first hospital in New Mexico to receive and use the right-ventricular Impella heart pump, known as the...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health

CHAC suggests advance directives as holiday gift

Community Health Action Coalition suggests area residents think about advance care planning during the holiday season and complete advance directive documents for loved ones. CHAC has an...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health

Yoga Durango to offer pelvic floor workshop

“A Women’s Workshop for Connection to the Pelvic Floor” will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 3 at Yoga Durango, 1485 Florida Road. The workshop, lead by Cindy Schmidt, is open to women of all...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health

Absolute Physical Therapy now offering orthotics

Absolute Physical Therapy and Wellness physical therapists Amanda St. Pierre and Casey Buckingham recently completed a course called “When the Feet Hit the Ground ... Everything Changes:...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health

San Juan Regional Medical Center named among ‘best hospitals’

San Juan Regional Medical Center was one of five hospitals in New Mexico to be recognized by the American Heart and Stroke associations in the “best hospitals” issue of U.S. News & World Report...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health