Nov. 9-13Flu activity: There were few reported absences because of flu-like illness in Bayfield and Durango schools.Tuesday: In-school vaccination clinics at Park, Fort Lewis Mesa, Riverview and...
DATE: Nov. 17, 2009 |
A child at 6 months is not too young for a first visit to the dentist, says a hygienist with Southwest Smile Makers, aSan Juan Basin Health Department program. The average age of 2½ years for the...
DATE: Nov. 16, 2009 |
The stresses of the holidays are well-known and can have significant impact upon our physical and mental well-being.However, preparation and a little reflection can help us enjoy our holidays to...
DATE: Nov. 15, 2009 |
Stock dialogue aside, there was plenty of extra motivation behind the Skyhawks' fifth consecutive Rocky MountainAthletic Conference Tournament championship.At least one player didn't sugarcoat...
DATE: Nov. 9, 2009 |
One of the most important challenges of providing good medical care for patients with diabetes is keeping up with the many important screenings recommended as part of routine diabetes care. ...
DATE: Nov. 2, 2009 |
A new report finds that, 10 years later, efforts to reduce Colorado’s historically high suicide rate have notched some gains but the state still ranks ninth nationally in the number of suicides per...
In the current debate about health-care reform, the terms socialism and socialized medicine often have appeared in the news media.In a strict sense, socialized medicine is government control of...
DATE: Oct. 26, 2009 |
While skiing is the best physical conditioning for skiing, instructors and physical therapists who train skiers and/or repair their injuries say it’s best to lay the groundwork before the snow...
DATE: Oct. 25, 2009 |
A friend of mine is an usher at our church. Recently, an elderly visitor from out of town experienced some troubling symptoms after the service and asked for help. My friend called 911 on his cell...
DATE: Oct. 19, 2009 |
A pregnancy isn’t simply nine months of a woman’s life, but involves issues that start at conception, carry through to delivery and beyond and bear upon the entire family, said the organizer of...
The message of Polly Letofsky, the guest speaker Friday at the 15th annual Pink Ribbon Affair to honor breast cancer survivors and raise awareness of the disease, is simple:“If you take one step at...
DATE: Oct. 12, 2009 |
There are senior-citizen athletes and then there are super seniors. Count the members of the Silver Sneakers who work out at the Durango Sports Club among the latter.Seven of them – all well beyond...
DATE: Oct. 5, 2009 |
Trick-or-treaters have their photo taken at The Durango Herald photo booth during the 2018 Durango Business Improvement District's Children's Trick or Treating.
If it seems like the fall colors are starting early this year, you're right.
Durango High School football dominates Pueblo County on Friday night at DHS.
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