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Colorado Springs man looking to cross country, globe before he dies

Wed, Jun 15, 2016 - 5:48 PM 0

The winter after Mike Scherr was diagnosed with terminal cancer, he skied a dozen days at Monarch Mountain. He'd stay in nearby Salida and sleep in the back...

Perspectives: El Paso County Medical Society on patient-physician relationships

Mon, Mar 30, 2015 - 8:28 AM

Relationships are at the core of professional medicine – as important a factor in quality health care as appropriate and timely treatment.

Life: Health

Marriage boosts odds of beating cancer - especially if you're a guy

Tue, Jun 14, 2016 - 4:15 AM 0

The idea of a "marriage advantage" to health and happiness has existed for well more than 150 years. In 1858, epidemiologist William Farr found that people...

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Breakfast isn't the pillar it was once, and maybe should be again

Tue, Jun 14, 2016 - 4:15 AM 0

The name says a lot: Break-the-fast. And despite what you might have heard or read about its effectiveness for those on a weight-loss track, most diet and...

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When stars seek medical care, risk of 'VIP Syndrome' looms

Mon, Jun 13, 2016 - 11:35 AM 0

One doctor delivered test results to Prince's home. Another sent his son, who wasn't a physician, on a cross-country flight to bring medication to the music...

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Colorado Springs area wellness events starting June 7, 2016

Tue, Jun 7, 2016 - 4:20 AM 0

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Keep it, scrap it or cook it: What to do with old food

Tue, Jun 7, 2016 - 4:15 AM 0

How do you know whether a food is salvageable or spoiled, whether to keep it or toss it? Here's a primer, along with some simple ways to keep food waste to...

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Benadryl and other common medications are linked to dementia

Sat, Jun 4, 2016 - 10:37 PM 0

From allergies to insomnia, there's a pill for just about every problem. The problem is, those pills often come with a lengthy list of potential side...

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AP Exclusive: Drugs vanish at some VA hospitals
AP Exclusive: Drugs vanish at some VA hospitals

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WASHINGTON — Federal authorities are stepping up investigations at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers due to a sharp increase in opioid...

One Billion Rising rally in Colorado shakes up stigma surrounding abuse survivors
One Billion Rising rally in Colorado shakes up stigma surrounding abuse survivors

By: - 0 Sat, Feb 18, 2017

DENVER – Energy at Saturday’s rally at the 16th St. Mall reflected the event’s title: Rising. Hundreds filled the sidewalks outside of the...

New X-ray machine makes Colorado Springs cleft palate clinic a one-stop-shop
New X-ray machine makes Colorado Springs cleft palate clinic a one-stop-shop

By: Matt Steiner - 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

For Brettney O'Connell and her two young children, the hectic life of getting care when both kids are born with cleft palates is all too familiar....

Pet rats from El Paso County linked to multi-state virus outbreak
Pet rats from El Paso County linked to multi-state virus outbreak

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

A rat breeding facility in El Paso County is linked to an outbreak of a rodent-borne virus that has reached 15 states. El Paso County public health...

GOP leaders unveil new health law outline, divisions remain
GOP leaders unveil new health law outline, divisions remain

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

WASHINGTON — Top House Republicans unveiled a rough sketch of a massive health care overhaul to rank-and-file lawmakers Thursday, but a lack of detail,...

Community medical events

Mon, Mar 30, 2015 - 9:48 AM

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