Not All Carbs Are Created Equally

With the rise in popularity of the paleo and keto diets, carbohydrates are sure getting a bad reputation. Truth is, if you’re regularly active, your body needs carbs for energy and recovery.   Vail Health's... Read More

Exercise And Aging Well

For many of Eagle County’s 50+ crowd, growing older isn’t a barrier to activity but rather an opportunity to keep going strong. Retirement often comes with increased leisure time, and couples such as George and Charlene... Read More

Valley Voices Column By Will Cook

Vail Daily, Valley Voices Column - Will Cook | May 2019 While my wife and I had visited the Eagle River Valley for many years, we didn’t fully appreciate what it means to be a member of this community until we moved here... Read More

Get Outside

When it comes to the ultimate gym, it’s hard to beat the outdoor playground that is Eagle County. Indoor workouts are nice on rainy or cold days, and the gym is a great place for targeted strength training, but most people would... Read More

Vail Health - Journey To A Safer Culture

Written by Vail Health’s Erin Satsky and Brittany Clymer for The Center for Patient Safety’s spring 2019 newsletter.  Vail Health is a 56-bed community hospital serving patients and guests from Eagle County,... Read More

Vail Health’s Amy Lavigne Honored

VAIL, CO—Vail Health’s Amy Lavigne recently received the Colorado Health Care Star Award for exceptional health care professionals. Nominated by Vail Health’s Chief Nursing Officer, Sheila Sherman, Amy was recognized... Read More

Exercise for positive mental health

During his second deployment to iraq in 2007, Tim Johannsen lost both legs: below the knee on his right leg, and above the knee on his left leg. Once doctors moved him out of his hospital bed, he and his wife lived in a rehab... Read More