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    Something to SNEEZE at

    n early barrage of pollen from elm, juniper and cottonwood trees has exploded across Mesa County, overwhelming many allergy sufferers with the unpleasant fallout.  … more

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    Building with compassion

    More than a decade ago, a Grand Junction health care provider with advanced nursing skills recognized a regional medical need and founded his own company to fill it.  … more

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    Must ‘C’ TV

    Scores of lucky Grand Valley residents will get an advance look Thursday at the latest film produced by Ken Burns for Public Broadcasting Service called “Cancer: The Emperor of all Maladies.”  … more

  • HEALTH BRIEFS FOR: March 17, 2015

    32 nurses were honored at Nightingale banquet  … more

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    Triumph over trauma

    A nasty bump on the head is often called a concussion, but a local medical expert said he wished more people called it by its right name — traumatic brain injury.  … more

  • HEALTH BRIEFS FOR: March 9, 2015

    Two registered nurses will intern in hospice program  … more

    Visible means of support

    Calming relief is the first emotion that washes over survivors when they enter the library at St. Mary’s Cancer Center, 750 Wellington Ave.  … more

    HEALTH BRIEFS FOR: Feb. 24, 2015

    HopeWest in Delta  … more

    A healthy market for FARMERS

    School District 51 wants to grow the number of Grand Valley farmers it buys produce from to feed students.  … more

    A painful lesson

    A     Grand Junction woman who lives with chronic pain on the right side of her body is working to educate people about her rare condition, which started after she tripped and nearly fell while walking her dog.  … more

    HEALTH BRIEFS, Feb. 17, 2015

    Common health problems addressed at speaker series  … more


    The medical treatments necessary to keep air flowing to Merry Sechrist’s lungs often sapped her of energy and caused her stress. She said the stress and weariness sometimes showed in her face.  … more

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