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Aug 19, 2014 - By Roni Caryn Rabin, Kaiser Health News:  One California hospital charged $10 for a blood cholesterol test, while another hospital that ran the same test charged $10,169 -- over 1,000 times more.
Aug 19, 2014 - From staff reports:  An orthopedic surgeon and former head team physician for the University of Wyoming Athletics is offering his expertise to residents in the Lander area.
Aug 12, 2014 - By Aerin Curtis, McClatchy Newspapers:  The numbers of students who take the necessary vaccinations for public schools went up in 2013.
Aug 5, 2014 - By Susan Montoya Bryan, The Associated Press:  ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- For millions of veterans living in rural America, the challenges of accessing an overburdened and scandal-plagued health care system go ... [more]
Aug 5, 2014 - From staff reports:  With a significantly increased number of reported gonorrhea cases this year the Wyoming Department of Health is reminding residents that preventing the spread ... [more]
Jul 31, 2014 - The Fort Worth (Texas) Star-Telegram:  Tarrant County, Texas, residents got a sobering reminder of how important it is to vaccinate children when public health officials last week confirmed the ... [more]
Jul 29, 2014 - From staff reports:  With continued growth in reported pertussis (whooping cough) cases this year, the Wyoming Department of Health is encouraging awareness of the disease and ... [more]
Jul 22, 2014 - From staff reports:  Wyoming's First Lady is encouraging state residents to register for the upcoming Biggest Loser RunWalk event planned for Aug. 17 in Casper.
Jun 17, 2014 - From staff reports:  The latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey shows a decline in smoking, drinking and fighting.
Jun 10, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Local health officials recently role-played the consequences of drug use and underage drinking with county sixth-graders, hoping to reduce the risky behaviors. ... [more]
Jun 3, 2014 - From staff reports:  The SageWest Health Care facilities in Riverton and Lander have been recognized by Mountain-Pacific Quality Health-Wyoming and Wyoming Department of Health for ... [more]
Jun 3, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Eastern Shoshone Tribal Health has implemented two new programs with the intent to target specific groups on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
Jun 3, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County Circle of Friends seeks to provide free support to those who have survived suicide attempts.
May 20, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Patients at the Lander and Riverton hospitals now will see new names for the facilities when they check in: SageWest Health Care at Lander and SageWest Health ... [more]
May 20, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Practitioners say the therapy helps heal the "mind, body and spirit."
Apr 29, 2014 - From staff reports:  The medications can be re-dispensed to low-income residents who lack adequate prescription coverage.
Apr 29, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Students will get to experience jail cells, court hearings and emergency room setups at the Life RU Ready event May 6.
Apr 24, 2014 - From staff reports:  Riverton Memorial Hospital has announced that Dr. Joe Turner has joined its staff to offer primary care services to patients throughout Fremont County.
Apr 24, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Two Fremont County residents have died as a result of influenza this year, according to Coroner Ed McAuslan.
Apr 15, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Alzheimer's Association's Respite Care Assistance Program is offering relief to caregivers.
Apr 15, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  When it comes to finding the perfect diet to help shed winter weight, dietitian Susan Kreager said the best way to begin is to start planning ahead.
Mar 25, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming Department of Health continues to promote free and confidential testing for HIV and sexually transmitted diseases through its recently updated ... [more]
Mar 25, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Electronic cigarettes have been available for years, but they have gained popularity recently, prompting concern from local smoking cessation advocates.
Mar 18, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Fremont County is betting heavily on an expanded wellness program for its employees, and the wager could pay off. Groups that have tried similar methods have ... [more]
Mar 4, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Eastern Shoshone Tribe will amp up its cardiovascular education initiatives for tribal members with a grant from the Astrazeneca Healthcare ... [more]
Mar 4, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  With "swimsuit weather" just around the corner and weight-loss resolutions waiting to be fulfilled, people are starting to look for the perfect exercise ... [more]