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  • State panel examines cost of health care

    Coloradans spent about $36.6 billion on health care in 2013, a 327 percent increase from two decades earlier, according to the first of several reports to state officials by the Colorado Commission on Affordable Health Care.  … more

  • Community Hospital welcomes midwife team

    Community Hospital announced last week that it has reached an agreement with four of the providers at Mesa Midwives to form Grand Valley Midwives. Certified nurse-midwives Ruth Ann Price, CNM; Tiffini Young, CNM; Analiesa Leonhardt, CNM; and Brenda Vondy, CNM, will join … more

  • Schools, day care report norovirus symptoms

    At least two schools and a day care center in Mesa County have reported children with norovirus-like symptoms this week, prompting the Mesa County Health Department to warn residents who display those symptoms to remain home so as not to spread it.  … more

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    GYM: Standing Quadriceps Stretch

    Standing Quadriceps Stretch  … more

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    Coalition of care

    he Grand Valley’s successful health care system is known far and wide among medical professionals the nation over.  … more

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    GYM: Push up to T (Plus Plank)

    Push up to T (Plus Plank)  … more

    You kids go outside and play!

    One way to lower obesity rates in Grand Valley children and promote general health of the region is to get more people to use the great outdoors.  … more

    Health Briefs, Nov. 10, 2015

    Glaucoma specialist joins Hoffman team  … more

    Volunteering to take on the Ebola virus

    Nancy Lofholm Sponsored Content by St. Mary’s Medical Center A heartbreaking photograph landed Dr. Logan McDaneld in the epicenter of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa last winter. The newspaper photo showed a father standing helplessly near his young son who lay … more

    What ails Mesa County

    Suicide, obesity and unintended pregnancies are the three major health problems that the Grand Valley needs to address, according to the 2015-2017 Mesa County Health Needs Assessment report released last week.  … more

    Happy with hospital stay? Send an email

    A former Grand Junction resident wants to help improve health care one thank you at a time.  … more

    Forward thinking

    Grand Junction Community Hospital’s new digs west of town are being built with the future in mind.  … more

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