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Suffering in silence: Many embarrassed to talk about incontinence, but treatments exist
By: Jen Mulson - 0 15 hr ago

About a year ago Sharon Pikul sat on a park bench and felt like she was sitting on a water balloon.

She later learned her bladder had fallen...

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Eat Well: New gluten-free flour options and 7 tips for using them
By: Teresa Farney - 0 15 hr ago

I thought I knew all the gluten-free flours out there, but I recently learned that's not so.

A few offbeat-sounding ones have joined the list...

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Gains in technology, along with a team approach greatly benefit stroke patients
By: - 0 16 hr ago

Medical guidelines for hospitals regarding the treatment of stroke patients have progressed to a point that is improving the ultimate outcome for...

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Zingy chicken salad makes for a fast, healthy picnic lunch
By: - 0 Tue, May 31, 2016

In our small hometown, Sunday evening's concert in the park is more than just a gathering of locals and tourists. It's how we mark the passage of...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting May 31, 2016
By: - 0 Tue, May 31, 2016

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AROUND TOWN: NAMI breakfast attendees donate $115K to support those with mental illness
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, May 29, 2016

They're "Embracing the Light" as they find ways to face down the stigma surrounding mental illness.

It has been a long time coming and remains...

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Live Well: What is mudita? How can it help you feel joy for others?
By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, May 24, 2016

Have you ever looked around the room during a yoga class and coveted somebody else's pose?

I have. There are some gorgeous extended side...

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Grilled vegetables put a new spin on shrimp salad
By: - 0 Tue, May 24, 2016

The all-grilled salad has become a staple in our house over the years - it's versatile, easy, has minimal cleanup and, of course, it's right up our...

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Fitness star Tracy Anderson: stop aspiring to a celeb body
By: - 0 Tue, May 24, 2016

MIAMI - She's sculpted the bodies of Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Lopez and runs a multimillion-dollar fitness empire with 218,000 Instagram...

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Throwing a punch at Parkinson's
By: - 0 Tue, May 24, 2016

I'm on the heavy bag, throwing left jabs, ignoring the relentless blare of Kanye's "Drive Slow, Homie" played at a volume that would raise the...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting May 24, 2016
By: - 0 Tue, May 24, 2016

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Prevention is the best medicine for stroke
By: - 0 Mon, May 23, 2016

While 87 percent of strokes are ischemic strokes, caused by a blocked artery resulting in a lack of blood flow to the brain, an equally critical type...

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Mini-stroke doesn’t mean mini- problem
By: - 0 Fri, May 20, 2016

Because of complications from high blood pressure, Mary Guinn was already in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at St. Thomas More Hospital in Canon City,...

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When it comes to stroke, healthy eating matters
By: - 0 Fri, May 20, 2016

Healthy food habits are a crucial part of ongoing health for recovering stroke patients as well as those at risk for a stroke. Proper adjustments to...

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While challenging, stroke doesn’t mean the end of hope
By: - 0 Fri, May 20, 2016

After a patient has suffered a stroke, a major concern for doctors is when to let them start driving again. . Stroke survivors want to get back to...

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