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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.

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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...

Life: Health

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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Colorado parents of epileptic kids wary of 1st USDA pot-derived medicine
Colorado parents of epileptic kids wary of 1st USDA pot-derived medicine

By: - 0 Tue, Jun 19, 2018

COLORADO SPRINGS — A British pharmaceutical company is getting closer to a decision on whether the U.S government will approve the first prescription...

Live Well: Monument woman racks up 50 years of daily runs
Live Well: Monument woman racks up 50 years of daily runs

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Last year on Labor Day, Carol Bohannon celebrated a noteworthy stat: 50 years of running. Every single day. "I jog every day. Sometimes it goes to a...

‘Are you dead, sir?’: Video shows ER doctor mocking patient who said he couldn’t breathe
‘Are you dead, sir?’: Video shows ER doctor mocking patient who said he couldn’t breathe

By: - 0 Tue, Jun 19, 2018

An emergency room doctor was suspended from a hospital in Northern California after cursing and mocking a patient who said he was...

Artificial trans fats, widely linked to heart disease, are officially banned
Artificial trans fats, widely linked to heart disease, are officially banned

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

Once ubiquitous in everything from frozen pizza to coffee creamer to popcorn, artificial trans fats are — as of Monday — banished from U.S. restaurants...

Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem
Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

GENEVA — The World Health Organization says some obsessive video gamers may really have an addiction. In its latest revision to a disease...

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Mon, Mar 30, 2015 - 9:48 AM

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