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Jun 30, 2015 - From staff reports:  While splashing in the waters of Wyoming's pools and lakes is a favorite summer pastime for many families, swimmers should be careful to avoid catching or ... [more]
Jun 30, 2015 - From staff reports:  During Wyoming's warmer months, the Wyoming Department of Health is reminding residents to avoid mosquitoes and ticks when spending time outdoors, because the ... [more]
Jun 23, 2015 - From staff reports:  The recent report also found that cancer among tribal members in Wyoming is diagnosed at a later stage when compared to the white population.
Jun 16, 2015 - From staff reports:  Officials from the Wyoming Department of Health have issued the following health tips in light of the heavy rain that has fallen recently throughout the state. ... [more]
Jun 16, 2015 - From staff reports:  The third quarter report from the Volunteers of America Northern Rockies highlighted improvements and updates at the Center of Hope facility, 223 W. Adams St., ... [more]
Jun 14, 2015 - By Steven R. Peck:  Pharmacetical-style drug abuse is a bigger problem than most realize
Jun 2, 2015 - From staff reports:  The seminars aim to increase collaboration among local, state, tribal and federal health organizations.
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]