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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...

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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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Don’t eat your placenta, researchers warn
Don’t eat your placenta, researchers warn

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More than 200 millennia of human civilization and two centuries of modern medicine have brought us to this recent heavy-handed admonition by...

Three early flu cases could signal severe season in El Paso County
Three early flu cases could signal severe season in El Paso County

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 9 hr ago

Less than three weeks into influenza season, three people have been hospitalized with the virus in El Paso County - a possible sign of a severe flu...

Colorado's Bennet, Virginia's Kaine propose Medicare-X as healthcare remedy
Colorado's Bennet, Virginia's Kaine propose Medicare-X as healthcare remedy

By: Ernest Luning - 0 9 hr ago

U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet of Colorado and Tim Kaine of Virginia, both Democrats, have introduced legislation to create a government-run health...

GOP, Dem senators push health deal as Trump keeps distance 
GOP, Dem senators push health deal as Trump keeps distance 

By: - 0 9 hr ago

WASHINGTON — The authors of a bipartisan plan to calm health insurance markets said Wednesday they'll push the proposal forward, even as President...

A short-term health deal by senators — with Trump's blessing 
A short-term health deal by senators — with Trump's blessing 

By: - 0 20 hr ago

WASHINGTON — Republican and Democratic senators joined in announcing a plan Tuesday aimed at stabilizing America's health insurance markets in the wake...

Community medical events

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