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Breast Cancer Risk: Do Fruits & Veggies Matter?

Your mom was always right - we should be eating all of those fruits and vegetables! A recent comprehensive review of research from the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) found eating low-fat and increasing fruits and... Read More

Cordillera Event Raises $45000 for Shaw Cancer Center

For the ladies of Cordillera rallying for breast cancer isn't a new thing. They have been putting on Cordillera's Pad the Bra for nine years now. Pad the Bra held at the home of Craig Foley this year auctioned off home rentals a ski day... Read More

Pretty Up for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and pink is popping up all over. Our local firefighters are pink our local beer (Crazy Mountain Brewery) is pink and our local salons and spas are really pink. Throughout the month of October... Read More

Meant to Be

Dr. Barry Hammaker | General Surgery WHETHER IN A WAR ZONE OR nestled safely in the mountains Dr. Barry Hammaker puts family first. It was Hammaker's own father who initially sparked his interest in being a doctor. “My dad was sick... Read More

Myths Busted: The Flu Vaccine

It's that time again flu season. Influenza (flu) is a serious contagious disease that affects thousands of people each year. One of the best ways to prevent contracting the flu is to get the flu vaccine. Unfortunately each year many... Read More

Medical Gifts for Uganda

One man's treasure is another man's trash so the saying goes. Not that the X-ray machine was really trash it had helped countless patients over the years. But as Vail Valley Medical Center upgraded the machine to newer digital... Read More

Snedeker's Wins Come After Vail Surgery

How many career-changing events can you have in one year? Four and counting if you are professional golf star Brandt Snedeker. Snedeker had hip surgery at the Steadman Clinic in November of 2011 won a PGA tournament 90 days later at... Read More