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High School Athletes Receive Free Physicals

VAIL CO — Nearly 250 high school boys and girls received free physical exams on Saturday from volunteer physicians and athletic trainers from Vail Valley Medical Center and The Steadman Clinic. Runners skiers dancers football and ice... Read More

The Freedom To Play

The vail area provides plenty of prime playground space for kids and adults alike. With a mountain environment that offers year-round opportunities for outdoor sports and a rich creative culture that allows children the... Read More

Happy Feet

For those dealing with plantar fasciitis treatment can provide fuller more active lives. Here in the mountains we jam our feet into stiff ski boots hammer them on hikes and squeeze them into tiny climbing shoes. What are some common... Read More

The Sugar Spectrum

Healthy and active as most of us are in the Vail Valley we rarely worry about the amount of sugar we're consuming. Chug a Mountain Dew for a little pick-me-up? We figure we'll burn it off after a few powder turns. If we're bonking or... Read More

Several Lives Saved At New Cath Lab

VAIL — A few years ago the National Ski Areas Association released numbers confirming the existence of something to which many here have enjoyed contributing: an aging skier population. It said the average age of skiers and... Read More

A Gentle Approach to Cesarean Birth

When Edwards resident Tiffany Oetting went into labor at Vail Valley Medical Center having a Cesarean birth or C-section was “not part of the birth plan.” The necessity of the surgery became apparent when her labor stalled. She shared... Read More

Vail Council Approves Medical Center Plan

VAIL — An ambitious project to redevelop Vail Valley Medical Center's Vail campus cleared an important hurdle Tuesday when the Vail Town Council voted 6-0 — council member Greg Moffet was absent — to approve a master plan for... Read More

Measles Outbreak Raises Concern Awareness

This past January national news outlets spread word of a measles outbreak that began at Disneyland in California. This breaking story was shocking to many as measles had previously been declared eliminated in the U.S. in the year 2000.... Read More

Hospital Partners on Nutrition Program

VAIL — Everyone's been told that “eating healthy” is a key component to losing and maintaining a healthy weight — but what does “eating healthy” mean for you individually? That's a question that Benjamin Stone owner of Sigma... Read More