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Easy to make cauliflower toast

September 17, 2019

Cauliflower is a versatile veggie that is moving beyond its role as a staple on the crudité plate and as something to dip in ranch. Other popular forms of this vegetable, which is loaded with...



May is Melanoma Awareness Month

April 28, 2019

According to the American Cancer Society, more people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year than all other cancers combined. Pair that sobering statistic with the fact that many of us in the Eagle Valley...



Haims: Bone density is different for men and women (column)

February 4, 2019

Osteoporosis means “porous bone.” When our bones are viewed under a microscope, healthy bones appear to look honeycomb. However, bones that are osteoporotic, have often experienced a loss in mass and density. When osteoporotic bones...


How to prepare for cold and flu season

October 11, 2016

By Katie Coakley, brought to you by Kaiser Permanente. Fall is a beautiful time of year in the High Country, with leaves changing and the first dustings of snow decorating the mountains. However, the arrival...



Smarter, healthier snacks

August 15, 2016

! ‘Healthy’ foods That aren’t. Want something to munch after lunch? Be smart about these sneaky snacks. If 2016 finds you vowing to eat healthier, pay attention to packaging. “Food marketers’ jobs are to draw...


Money-saving snack action plan

August 15, 2016

! Do snack attacks and poor nutrition bust your waistline as well as your budget? Fight back with these tips to create a money-saving action plan. Post grocery sale fliers on the fridge and have...


4 tips to add to your family’s daily life

August 15, 2016

! No more excuses! Without breaking a sweat, you can probably rattle off a dozen reasons for not exercising. I’ve already showered for the day. I’m too tired. My schedule is packed. It’s time to...


Sunscreen myths and truths

August 15, 2016

! Are you in the dark about sun protection? A Kaiser Permanente dermatologist separates fact from fiction. You’re wearing sunscreen — that’s great! It can help you avoid wrinkles, sunspots, and skin cancer. Just be...