Log In

Reset Password
Southwest Life

Centura Health-Mercy nationally recognized with ’A’ grade for safety

Centura Health-Mercy Regional Medical Center received an “A” grade for hospital safety from the Leapfrog Group. This national distinction recognizes achievements protecting patients from er...

Heart study: Low- and regular-dose aspirin safe, effective

An unusual study that had thousands of heart disease patients enroll themselves and track their health online as they took low- or regular-strength aspirin concludes that both doses seem equ...

Colorado vaccine bus rolls into Bayfield

Mobile program distributes thousands of doses statewide

U.S. birth rate falls to lowest point in more than a century

NEW YORK — The U.S. birth rate fell 4% last year, the largest single-year decrease in nearly 50 years, according to a government report being released Wednesday. The rate dropped for moms of...

U.S. officials: Anxiety drove vaccine reactions in 5 states

NEW YORK – It was anxiety – and not a problem with the shots – that caused fainting, dizziness and other short-term reactions in dozens of people at coronavirus vaccine clinics in five state...

Pfizer, BioNTech seek EU’s OK to use COVID vaccine on kids

LONDON – Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech have submitted a request to the European drug regulator for the approval of their coronavirus vaccine to be extended to include children 12 to 15 years old,...

AP analysis: The expected COVID baby boom may be a baby bust

Births have fallen dramatically in many states

CDC says many Americans can now go outside without a mask

NEW YORK – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased its guidelines Tuesday on the wearing of masks outdoors, saying fully vaccinated Americans don’t need to cover their faces any...

U.S. lifts barriers to prescribing addiction treatment drug

The Biden administration is easing decades-old requirements that made it difficult for doctors to treat opioid addiction using medication. New guidelines announced Tuesday mean do...

COVID-19 treatment has improved, but many wish for an easy pill

If Priscila Medina had gotten COVID-19 a year ago, she would have had no treatments proven safe and effective to try. But when the 30-year-old nurse arrived at a Long Island hospital last mo...

New garden takes root in Bayfield with focus on healthy ingredients, food security

Students learn about produce production to help others

La Plata County fire districts explore virtual reality

Study tests whether new technology improves skills
Directory Plus

Search Directory Plus