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5 Ways to be Heart Healthy

When I stepped into the Gilpin County Public Health building for a Cardiac Risk Assessment, I had no idea what to expect. “I’m perfectly healthy…what am I doing here?” My doubts subsided as Holly, Gilpin County Public Health’s new administrative…

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Join the Homestead for Get Healthy! 2016

Do you know about the USDA’s online food tracker? It’s called Super Tracker and has cool features like setting goals, menu planning, a physical activity tracker and showing your daily food intake in terms of balanced nutrition spread across the…

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Spring Cleaning from the Inside Out

Spring is here! Well, almost. At this altitude (our homestead is at about 8500 feet) we are accustomed to fickle spring weather – one minute it’s sunny and warm, the next it’s a blizzard. No matter what the weather does,…

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