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Report: Healthiest and Least Healthy Colorado Counties

A recent study demonstrates the gap between the healthiest and least healthy counties in Colorado. The latest data comes from the “2019 County Health Rankings” assembled by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in conjunction with the University of Wisconsin Population...

First Hand: Colorado Rural Health Care Challenges

Shantel Tubbs, clinical manager at Pediatric Associates in Montrose, discusses health care access challenges in her community. The clinic serves most of the mountain communities in the area. She knows first-hand how hard it is to get quality care in rural, mountain communities....

Providing Care in a Rural Mountain Town

By most accounts Jason Wallace of Pagosa Springs, Colorado is leading the quintessential Colorado life. Snowboarding, hiking and mountain biking are regular activities for him, his wife and their two young daughters. Their mountain town has a local farmers market, a 4th of July...

Rural Life Suits This Doctor

There’s not much Dr. Lisa Zwerdlinger isn’t involved in as the only physician in Leadville, Colorado. She built the town’s largest medical office building, is the medical advisor to the local public school district as well as Colorado Mountain College and Outward Bound, and she...