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May 26, 2015 - From staff reports:  Organizers have announced that the sixth annual Hats Off for Hope gala is Saturday at the Holiday Inn in Riverton.
May 26, 2015 - From staff reports:  Central Wyoming College is hosting the second annual family retreat for children and families living with Type I diabetes.
May 19, 2015 - From staff reports:  The issue can lead to heart disease, heart attack, stroke and other health problems.
May 12, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Also, 25 percent of Fremont County adults are obese, 23 percent smoke "every day or most days" and 24 percent did not have health insurance, according to ... [more]
May 12, 2015 - The Associated Press:  The figure is much higher than the average of 6.5 flu-related deaths a year.
May 5, 2015 - From staff reports:  Allen Parks is the new administrator for the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander.
May 5, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  A coalition has defined four priority issues affecting residents' health.
Apr 21, 2015 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  Ponytails must be at least 8 inches long.
Apr 14, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  It's a malady that afflicts the entire planet, and the statistics are staggering. In the United States, one of every two men will be diagnosed with cancer, and ... [more]
Apr 9, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Most programs that provide some type of help are outpatient programs, but speakers said inpatient facilities would be a useful addition to ... [more]
Apr 7, 2015 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming Department of Health says it is prepared to help Wyoming smokers who are ready to quit as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... [more]
Apr 7, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Fewer teenagers are drinking in Fremont County these days, but more are using marijuana. Those trends appear in a recently released report compiling survey ... [more]
Apr 7, 2015 - From staff reports:  2015 marks the fifth year that Casting for Recovery in Wyoming has offered a weekend retreat for breast cancer patients.
Mar 31, 2015 - From staff reports:  A Wyoming Department of Health representative wants to remind the public that chicks and ducklings -- animals that often are bought in the spring -- can carry ... [more]
Mar 24, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Riverton school system encourages all of its employees to receive immunizations.
Mar 17, 2015 - From staff reports:  The centers are open 24/7 and are managed by health professionals.
Mar 10, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The director of food services for Riverton schools is not happy with the direction federal policy makers are taking when setting dietary guidelines for ... [more]
Mar 3, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  A Riverton couple is organizing a group to support eating healthy at lunch time.
Feb 24, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Riding in an ambulance is getting more expensive in Fremont County. Rates for the service are to rise March 1 by more than 50 percent on average.
Feb 17, 2015 - From staff reports:  The funds will help support efforts to improve cardiovascular health among members of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe.
Feb 17, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Central Wyoming College's counseling services are changing to improve care and outreach.
Feb 10, 2015 - From staff reports:  Pertussis can be deadly to small infants and children.
Feb 10, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Wyoming has not reported a case of the measles since 2010, but local health officials say the state is not immune to a recent outbreak of the disease linked to ... [more]
Feb 4, 2015 - Rhonda Locker, Riverton:  Editor:
Feb 3, 2015 - From staff reports:  With a focus planned on colorectal cancer survivors, the Wyoming Comprehensive Cancer Control Consortium's 10th Annual Celebration of Hope is Friday at the ... [more]
Feb 3, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Shortages of health care providers across Wyoming could see some alleviation due to a bill progressing through the state legislature. The legislation would ... [more]
Jan 27, 2015 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Officials say influenza has not hit Fremont County as hard as the rest of the country.
Jan 20, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  A 2013 survey showed 47 percent of high school teens in Wyoming are having sex.
Jan 20, 2015 - From staff reports:  Testing is the only way to know how much of the invisible, potentially dangerous gas known as radon is present in Wyoming homes or workplaces, according to the ... [more]
Jan 13, 2015 - From staff reports:  Free screening is available for low-income, uninsured women.