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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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AROUND TOWN: Alzheimer's claims people of all ages, including 48-year-old professor
AROUND TOWN: Alzheimer's claims people of all ages, including 48-year-old professor

By: Linda Navarro - 0 1 hr ago

Like so many little girls, Joanna Brooks aspired to be a ballerina or a fairy princess. Instead, the tall, well-spoken woman was better suited to be a...

Live Well: TRX class in Colorado Springs uses body weight to get in shape
Live Well: TRX class in Colorado Springs uses body weight to get in shape

By: Jen Mulson - 0 12 hr ago

Weights? You don't need no stinkin' weights when you've got more than 100 pounds of your own body to lift. One Friday morning last month, a handful...

How athletes can avoid - or at least minimize - cramps

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Cramps are terrible. Even the word is displeasing, so it's a perfect descriptor for when muscles tighten but don't have enough fuel or spirit to relax...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting March 28, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 12 hr ago

Wellness events in and around Colorado Springs for the week beginning March 28, 2017.

A 10-month-old girl had a parasitic twin protruding from her back — until surgeons removed it
A 10-month-old girl had a parasitic twin protruding from her back — until surgeons removed it

By: - 0 15 hr ago

The examinations, X-rays and dry runs using a 3D model of her tiny spine all came down to this: A team of surgeons made a careful...

Community medical events

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