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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Flu vaccine is a safeguard for community health

By Lauren Pope Special to The SUN December through February is the typical peak for the influenza virus and with the vaccination taking effect after about...

Holiday depression can be a very real problem

By John Lough Special to The PREVIEW While the holiday season is a happy time for most people, for many it can be a time of...

Prevent animal-borne (zoonotic) disease

By Claire Ninde Special to The SUN As summer approaches, San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) reminds residents that the risk of contracting certain animal-borne diseases...

PSMC prepares for changes to Medicaid funding

At its meeting on March 26, the Upper San Juan Health Service District Board of Directors, which oversees Pagosa Springs Medical Center (PSMC), was...

Learning to care for yourself when caring for another

By John Lough Special to The PREVIEW Taking care of a loved one is not an uncommon occurrence these days. Lifestyle changes and medical advances have...

Don’t let the holiday season get the best of you

By John Lough Special to The PREVIEW The holiday season leaves many people feeling anxious and nervous as they receive invitations to holiday office parties, family...

Medicare and Medicaid: Keeping us healthy for 50 years

By Mike Fierberg Special to The SUN It’s easy to forget that before 1966, roughly half of all seniors were uninsured, living in fear that the...

Cervical Health Awareness Month: A Pap test is the first line of defense to...

By Jessica Bralish Special to The PREVIEW January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and the state health department encourages women ages 21-74 across Colorado to start...

Planning continues for 9Health Fair, set for March 28

By Caroline Brown Special to The PREVIEW The organization and planning for the 2015 9Health Fair on Saturday, March 28, at Pagosa Springs High School from...

Test your home for radon gas

Special to The SUN National Radon Action Week is Oct. 20-26 for 2014; it occurs the third week of October every year. Radon gas is becoming...

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