"Whether the late unparalleled increase of piracies is to be ascribed to defects in the laws of civilized nations, or the laws not being enforced, or to other causes, it is alike certain that it is...
DATE: April 27, 2009 |
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2007, there were more than 790,000 confirmed cases of child abuse and neglect....
DATE: April 20, 2009 |
Food outlets in La Plata, Archuleta and San Juan counties maintain high health standards for the most part, says Marian Schaub, food program manager at the San Juan Basin Health Department.But...
DATE: April 13, 2009 |
Eight-month-old Matthew Eappen collapsed in the care of his British nanny.He had a large blood clot (subdural hematoma) between the brain and a tough membrane that lies between the brain and...
Tooth decay is the leading cause of chronic illness among children, occurring five times more often than asthma and seven times more often than hay fever.According to the U.S. Surgeon General, more...
DATE: April 6, 2009 |
Back East, a neighbor and friend shared dinner with my family. Later, he entertained us with guitar, harmonica and a gravelly, two-pack-a-day voice singing country and western.We had no idea of his...
DATE: March 30, 2009 |
Healing is possible. The perpetrator, not the victim, is the guilty one.Those are the messages a Durango psychotherapist who was raped two decades ago will convey Thursday as the leadoff speaker in...
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. This year, Coloradans have good reason to celebrate. A new law effective July 1 will help ensure access to life-saving colorectal cancer...
DATE: March 23, 2009 |
Five years ago, high schools in La Plata County - with the exception of Durango, which contracted for certified athletic trainers - weren't assured of having anyone with sports-medicine training or...
Before the widespread use of the PAP smear, cancer of the cervix was the leading cause of cancer death among women. The cervix is the opening of the uterus found in the back of the vagina.While...
DATE: March 16, 2009 |
WHEAT RIDGE (AP) - Wheat Ridge police Detective Cheri Ells isn't sure whether she's stressed out.But with a motorcycle crash and a collection of crimes-against-children cases under her belt, it's...
DATE: March 9, 2009 |
Staring at a computer screen for hours at a time won't ruin your vision, but after a while it can produce tired, scratchy eyes, loss of focus, dry eyes, neck and shoulder pain or headaches. In...
DATE: March 2, 2009 |
Fort Lewis College women's basketball take on Western Colorado University on Saturday night at FLC.
A helicopter crew from San Juan Regional Medical Center participated in a training exercise with Purgatory Resort Ski Patrol on Jan. 24.
Several bridges help make up the Animas River Trail, but none cross roads; rather, they cross the Animas River and ditches. Here is a look at existing bridges, from south to north.
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