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Two local acupuncturists have started offering free acupuncture to veterans at the Soldiers House in Riverton.
Licensed acupuncturist Soleiana Abernathy of ...

Tularemia found in Fremont County pets

No human cases of the disease have been reported locally.

Tularemia has been a cause for concern in Wyoming this year, and two animal cases in ...

Woman dies of rabies; bat bite blamed for fatality

A Fremont County woman died Saturday in Utah one day after testing positive for rabies.
It was the first confirmed human rabies case ever recorded in ...

Rabies found in Fremont County

A Fremont County woman has tested positive for the first confirmed human rabies case ever recorded in Wyoming.
Testing completed Friday by the federal Centers ...

Care facility in Riverton gets new operator

EmpRes Healthcare has announced that it has leased three Wyoming skilled nursing centers from Care Capital Properties, Inc. the landlord of the facilities. ...

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Meeting on road work Tuesday
A public meeting to discuss 2016-2017 highway improvements to North Federal Boulevard is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday ...

New project providing cardiac tools in Wyoming

The Wyoming Department of Health's Office of Emergency Medical Services is leading a statewide effort to enhance and modernize Wyoming's ability to respond to ...

WDH now accepting only electronically submitted death filings

Increased use of an online registration system for death notices will help smooth the process for loved ones following the death of a family member, according ...

Group says Wyoming falls short in cancer prevention

The state meets only one recommendation of nine benchmarks according to the organization's report.

CHEYENNE --Wyoming has not done enough to adopt ...

Finding mental health services for those unable to pay is crucial

Editor:
I read the editorial on mental health issues. You are completely right as far as individuals and families who are desperate to find mental health ...

Wyoming gets new poison center vendor

Services for state residents who have critical questions about potential poisoning incidents are continuing without interruption as a new vendor takes over ...

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'Rabbit fever' discovered in state
WORLAND -- Wyoming health officials are warning residents to keep an eye on their pets and other wildlife after ...

Initial WLRC bids rejected; lawmakers will wait for more

The Wyoming Task Force on Department of Health Facilitieshit the reset button on the planned overhaul of the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander, rejecting ...

Residents with epilepsy may apply for hemp extract registration cards

Qualified Wyoming residents who have intractable epilepsy may now apply for hemp extract registration cards to be issued by the Wyoming Department of Health. ...

Deadline nears for WDH tax refund program

State residents who may qualify for the Wyoming Department of Health Tax Refund for Elderly and Disabled Program are reminded to submit applications by Aug. ...

Valid points on mental health; services are available locally

Editor:
On July 22 David Monhollen wrote an excellent letter to the editor with the headline "Many who need mental health services don't seek them, often ...

New WLRC superintendent plans to upgrade facility

Allen Parks also anticipates developing a dual-diagnosis program for clients who are disabled and mentally ill, as well as a geriatrics-skilled facility for ...

New doctor joins hospital in Riverton

SageWest Health Care at Riverton has hired Brent Liebert, M.D., who will be offering emergency medicine services to the hospital's patients.
Liebert is one of ...

Gluten-free store in Riverton brings back unique salad bar

The dishes are mostly vegetarian and also corn-free, dairy-free, yeast-free, soy-free, egg-free, peanut-free and gluten-free.

For the gluten-free, ...

Rabies prevention key, so take precautions near animals; three positive tests this year

To help Wyoming residents avoid a deadly disease for themselves, as well as for pets and livestock, the Wyoming Department of Health is promoting rabies ...

 
 

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