Health

How Eggs Promote Elderly Health
Apr08

How Eggs Promote Elderly Health

Eggs have long been thought to have a high level of cholesterol commonly associated with heart problems, though this notion is not entirely true. Despite the cholesterol content, eggs actually have numerous health benefits, especially for the elderly. Anchorage part-time care experts want to share some of the ways eggs can help keep your senior loved one healthy. Protein is one of the most important dietary elements required by the...

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9 Good Reasons to Eat Salt
Apr02

9 Good Reasons to Eat Salt

  By: Cat Ebeling, RN, MSN-PHN, co-author of the best-sellers:  The Fat Burning Kitchen, The Top 101 Foods that Fight Aging & The Diabetes Fix Salt. The salt of the earth. A vital electrolyte for our bodies to function—without salt, we can die. However, salt is almost always at the top of the “foods to avoid” list. It seems the entire medical profession and along with most dietitians and nutritionists hate salt. Why is salt...

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5 Essential Oils Proven To Improve Memory
Mar21

5 Essential Oils Proven To Improve Memory

  For years, essential oils have been the rage in the natural health arena. From improving your mood to helping stimulate healing, is there anything they can’t do? Whether you’re in school and test time is looming, or you’re concerned with aging gracefully and retaining your memory functions as you do so, there are a number of essential oils to help you achieve your goals. I’ve pulled together a list of my five favorite essential...

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8 Things You Need to Know Right Now
Mar06

8 Things You Need to Know Right Now

Are you ready to step out of your comfort zone? By Adonis Lenzy Entering a new season in life can be very exciting and frightening at the same time. A new season can bring with it a plethora of different emotions and thoughts that tend to bombard your mind and spirit constantly. There is also that underlying sense of simply not knowing what’s ahead of you and for you. Not knowing what’s ahead will either cause you to stay in your...

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Omicron Variant: What You Need to Know
Feb16

Omicron Variant: What You Need to Know

  Omicron in the United States CDC is working with state and local public health officials to monitor the spread of Omicron. As of December 20, 2021, Omicron had been detected in most states and territories and continues to be the dominant variant in the United States. What We Know about Omicron CDC has been collaborating with global public health and industry partners to learn about Omicron, as we continue to monitor its course....

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Omicron variant of COVID-19 spreading at unprecedented levels in La Plata and Archuleta Counties
Jan23

Omicron variant of COVID-19 spreading at unprecedented levels in La Plata and Archuleta Counties

  San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) is currently reporting more positive cases and transmission of COVID-19 than at any time during the nearly two-year pandemic. SJBPH attributes the local surge in cases to the highly transmissible Omicron variant. Questions remain about Omicron’s severity, and the impact on local COVID-19 hospitalizations will become clearer in the coming days and weeks. To preserve already strained health...

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19 Balancing Benefits of This Two-Ingredient Morning Tonic
Jan15

19 Balancing Benefits of This Two-Ingredient Morning Tonic

Today’s blog republished from my friends at TheAlternativeDaily is going to explain the potential benefits of a rather unusual daily drink tonic… As you might know from this newsletter previously, real sea salt (not processed refined salt) is actually very good for you in moderate quantities and has many health benefits, including supplying your body with dozens of trace minerals. Science has also proven that moderate levels of sea...

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7 amazing foods that cleanse your liver naturally
Jan05

7 amazing foods that cleanse your liver naturally

  Most of us have an overworked liver that needs a little detox love here and there…  Here are some of the best natural foods that will cleanse your liver naturally… 7 powerful foods that cleanse your liver naturally (new article from our friends at PaleoHacks)   The Death of Black Coffee: Latest studies have found that 1 tiny tweak to your morning coffee puts your body into fat-burning mode for the rest of the...

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7 Superfoods to Eat to Live Longer
Dec18

7 Superfoods to Eat to Live Longer

  These superfoods can help you stave off disease and remain healthier as you age by Kimberly Goad, AARP, December 9, 2021 There’s a reason the Mediterranean diet has been dubbed the longevity diet. Research shows that people who follow the eating plan — which favors fresh foods over processed — tend to live not just long lives, but long, healthy lives. Not coincidentally, it’s also the one most followed by people who live in the...

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Do You Have A Winter Health Issue Or COVID-19? Here’s How To Tell.
Oct17

Do You Have A Winter Health Issue Or COVID-19? Here’s How To Tell.

  There are telltale signs that differentiate winter allergies from COVID-19. (Photo: Antonio_Diaz via Getty Images)   Ah, winter ― a time where we find ourselves constantly asking if we’re sick or if it’s just a reaction to the weather and all that comes with it. And during the coronavirus pandemic, those average winter symptoms feel even more alarming. “As we go into these winter months, symptoms may be due to different...

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7 Ways to Make Your Morning Coffee Rock
Oct17

7 Ways to Make Your Morning Coffee Rock

    Millions of people around the world don’t consider their day to be started before their morning cup of joe. Great news for coffee lovers, this energizing and delicious drink is super healthy and can deliver a major helping of antioxidants. One caution, however, taking a daily trip to Starbucks for your extra caramel frappuccino doesn’t count and is incredibly detrimental to your health due to the high sugar content and...

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Electric vehicle fast charging station opens at Purgatory Resort; Local EV charging corridor complete
Sep01

Electric vehicle fast charging station opens at Purgatory Resort; Local EV charging corridor complete

DURANGO, Colo. – An electric vehicle (EV) fast-charging station is now available for public  use at Purgatory Resort thanks to a partnership between the resort and La Plata Electric  Association (LPEA). Located on Purgatory Blvd. behind the Kendall building, the new station  completes the EV fast-charging corridor running through LPEA’s service territory. Other fast  charging stations are already available at Centennial park in Pagosa...

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Fauci ‘certain’ Americans will need COVID-19 booster shots
Aug29

Fauci ‘certain’ Americans will need COVID-19 booster shots

Dr. Anthony Fauci on Sunday said that he was “certain” that Americans would need booster shots of the COVID-19 vaccine but how long they’ll need to wait to get them could change. “I’m certain we’re going to need that third dose, looking at the data that we’re seeing,” the White House chief medical advisor said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” Fauci said that the White House was moving ahead with plans to give out the boosters eight months...

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A grim warning from Israel: Vaccination blunts, but does not defeat Delta
Aug21

A grim warning from Israel: Vaccination blunts, but does not defeat Delta

                “Now is a critical time,” Israeli Minister of Health Nitzan Horowitz said as the 56-year-old got a COVID-19 booster shot on 13 August, the day his country became the first nation to offer a third dose of vaccine to people as young as age 50. “We’re in a race against the pandemic.” His message was meant for his fellow Israelis, but it is a warning to the world. Israel has among...

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Delta variant rises to dominance in La Plata, Archuleta counties
Aug07

Delta variant rises to dominance in La Plata, Archuleta counties

People who are unvaccinated experiencing surge of cases By Shannon Mullane Herald Staff Writer Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021 5:00 Vanessa Taylor, 47, said she is still monitoring her recovery from COVID-19 six weeks after her original diagnosis. She caught the virus from her daughter, Rhyse, 9. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald) The headaches, coughing and body aches started in late June for Durango resident Vanessa Taylor. When she went to the...

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RIDE THE ROCKIES NOW THROUGH JUNE 18
Jun13

RIDE THE ROCKIES NOW THROUGH JUNE 18

EVENT DESCRIPTION Ride The Rockies in an event of The Denver Post Community Foundation. The Denver Post Community Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, serves to improve and enrich the lives of those in our community by raising and distributing funds to metro-area and Colorado nonprofit agencies serving the areas of arts, youth, education and human services. Ride The Rockies route changes every year, but always includes a...

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Farmer’s and Flea Markets are Back!!!
May27

Farmer’s and Flea Markets are Back!!!

2021 Market Season will begin May 8th! Saturdays – TBK Bank Parking Lot 8 AM to 12 Noon (9 AM in October) ! (no pets/dogs allowed at the market) The Durango Farmers Market is proud to make daily contributions to the well being of our customers, vendors and community.  We believe that by featuring locally produced foods and goods, we provide a healthier, more enjoyable quality of life in the Durango region. We are proud to...

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CDC Relaxes COVID-19 Mask Guidelines For Vaccinated Americans
May01

CDC Relaxes COVID-19 Mask Guidelines For Vaccinated Americans

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new coronavirus guidelines for vaccinated Americans on Tuesday that include updated recommendations on mask-wearing while outdoors. The new guidance says people who have been fully vaccinated and have waited at least two weeks after their last shot do not need to wear masks outdoors when alone, with members of their household or in small gatherings. They may also forgo masks...

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EARTH DAY 2021
Apr22

EARTH DAY 2021

EARTH DAY 2021 THREE DAYS OF CLIMATE ACTION ALL STREAMING RIGHT HERE STARTING APRIL 20 EARTH DAY LIVE Nice YouTube video for Earth Day 2021 https://youtu.be/kICYfJ0qdrE THURSDAY APRIL 22 12 PM EASTERN 12PM HOUR Global Faith Prayer & Land Acknowledgement Remarks from His Holiness Pope Francis AJR Musical Performance Earth Definition: Conversation and Film on Digital Carbon Footprint Message from Ed Begley Jr. & Amanda Begley...

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Durango Farmers Market – Summer 2021
Apr20

Durango Farmers Market – Summer 2021

Did you know that the farmers market is opening soon? 2021 Market Season will begin May 8th! Saturdays – TBK Bank Parking Lot 8 AM to 12 Noon (9 AM in October) Produce: Fresh and Delicious! Locally grown veggies seasonally available. Meats: Beef, Pork, Goat, Chicken and Turkey. All locally and lovingly raised. Cheeses: Artisan cheese in a variety of flavors. Eggs: Chicken, quail and duck Mushrooms: Cultivated and Wild-crafted by...

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