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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 ...

WDH: Season's first case of West Nile reported in state

The season's first case of West Nile virus in Wyoming has been detected in Sheridan County.
"We want to remind residents to take steps to protect themselves ...

Gonorrhea outbreak found in state

The Wyoming Department of Health has detected an alarming increase in reported gonorrhea cases across Wyoming this year.
"So far this year, 61 cases of ...

Rate of fatal wrecks in county slightly higher than state figure

Fremont County had 10 fatal crashes in 2014 resulting in 12 deaths.

A report from the Wyoming Department of Transportation details the dangers of ...

Good hygiene can prevent the spread of water illnesses

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 ...

WDH: Avoid ticks, mosquitoes and the diseases they carry

During Wyoming's warmer months, the Wyoming Department of Health is reminding residents to avoid mosquitoes and ticks when spending time outdoors, because the ...

Risk factors for cancer higher in American Indian population

The recent report also found that cancer among tribal members in Wyoming is diagnosed at a later stage when compared to the white population.

A ...

Health department officials issue floodwater safety tips

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. ...

Center of Hope giving tours of upgraded facility

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., ...

Worse than meth

Pharmacetical-style drug abuse is a bigger problem than most realize

Abuse of prescription drugs in Wyoming is a deadly problem. The Wyoming ...

Reservation health equity conference approaching

The seminars aim to increase collaboration among local, state, tribal and federal health organizations.

A conference to address health inequities on ...

Hats Off for Hope gala fundraiser set for Saturday

Organizers have announced that the sixth annual Hats Off for Hope gala is Saturday at the Holiday Inn in Riverton.
The event, which is sponsored by the Tough ...

CWC to host second retreat for children with diabetes

Central Wyoming College is hosting the second annual family retreat for children and families living with Type I diabetes.
The "Stronger than Diabetes" ...

More Wyoming adults reporting high blood pressure, WDH says

The issue can lead to heart disease, heart attack, stroke and other health problems.

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a growing ...

Survey finds 10 percent of county residents have diabetes

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 ...

Twenty-six deaths from flu in Wyoming so far this season

The figure is much higher than the average of 6.5 flu-related deaths a year.

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Department of Health reports 26 deaths have been ...

Parks new administrator at WLRC

Allen Parks is the new administrator for the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander.
"We could not be more pleased to have Allen joining our leadership team ...

Fremont County least healthy in state for fifth consecutive year, survey says

A coalition has defined four priority issues affecting residents' health.

Fremont County has been named the least healthy county in Wyoming for the ...

Salon collecting hair donations for wig charities

Ponytails must be at least 8 inches long.

Details Salon will host its first-ever Hair Fair at 9 a.m. May 16 to benefit patients who have suffered ...

Panel of patients, doctors discuss cancer after film preview at CWC

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 ...

 
 

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