Sodas and candy aren’t the only things that are bad for teeth.
Data analysis by The Washington Post indicates that from 2006-2012 a total of 5,576,870 prescription pain pills was supplied to Chaffee County.
Visitors to Colorado’s high country can forget they are at high altitude, sometimes more than a mile higher than at home, which for some can cause mild, moderate or even severe health concerns.
When dealing with ticks, these little buggers can pack a potentially serious bite. The more time we spend outdoors in Colorado, the higher the risk of contracting a variety of illnesses.
Kombucha is becoming a popular beverage for a variety of health reasons, but what exactly is it?
Wikipedia describes it as a fermented, slightly alcoholic, lightly effervescent, sweetened black or green tea drink commonly intended as a functional beverage for its supposed health benefits. Sometimes it is called kombucha tea to distinguish it from the culture of bacteria and yeast.
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment advises people who are traveling abroad or to areas in the U.S. with ongoing measles outbreaks to ensure they are protected against the highly contagious illness.
“Chaffee County is in dire need of foster families,” Keri Vignale, foster care/family engagement coordinator for Chaffee County Department of Human Services, said.