Carbs for athletes

Vail Valley Medical Center's registered dietician Katie Mazzia and clinicical dietician Lisa Bentley, share carbohydrate tips for bikers and runners.    RECOMMENDATIONS FOR... Read More

Mindfulness at Mealtimes

Research shows changing how we eat can lead to weight loss and the practice of intuitive, mindful eating may also relieve stress, helps with high blood pressure and stomach distress! Hurried eating patterns set us up for... Read More

10 Year Anniversary Of Jack’s Place

This summer marks the 10 year anniversary of Jack’s Place, a cancer caring house at Shaw Cancer Center.      In the 1990’s long-time local physician Dr. Jack Eck saw an... Read More

The Power Behind Plant-Based Protein

As plant proteins are becoming more and more popular, you might be wondering what all the fuss is about! Plants can actually be a great source of protein, as well as provide fewer calories, more nutrients and have less of an... Read More

Thank you VVMC

Vail Valley Medical Center’s most important resource is our staff—the men and women who extend superior, compassionate care to our patients and guests. With 1,236 full-time, part-time and affiliated staff and 260... Read More

Thanks for 9Health Fair

Vail Valley Medical Center recently sponsored the 9Health Fair at Eagle Valley High School in Gypsum, and I’m very proud of our clinical staff who volunteered their time to make free healthcare services available to our... Read More

Altitude Awareness

Nothing ruins a vacation like illness. Yet, most people are unaware that almost 1 in 4 people will get symptoms of altitude sickness, or Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), when they come to Vail, which is at an altitude of... Read More