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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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E. coli outbreak spreads as source of tainted lettuce remains a mystery
E. coli outbreak spreads as source of tainted lettuce remains a mystery

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Public health officials are warning consumers not to eat store-bought, chopped romaine lettuce as an E. coli outbreak linked to the vegetable worsens....

New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions
New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions

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TRENTON, N.J. — New data show that the number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. fell dramatically last year. They showed their...

Nearly half of Americans breathe dirty air, report finds
Nearly half of Americans breathe dirty air, report finds

By: - 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

More than two of every five Americans reside in counties with unhealthy levels of smog and air pollution, thanks largely to the effect of global...

Recipes for recovery after long workouts? Colorado Springs swimmer and triathlete trainer has tips
Recipes for recovery after long workouts? Colorado Springs swimmer and triathlete trainer has tips

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

With our high altitude and dry climate, most exercise enthusiasts know it's vital to rehydrate when working out. "Drink every 15 minutes during your...

UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central receives top trauma care status
UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central receives top trauma care status

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Tue, Apr 17, 2018

UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central joined Colorado's elite hospitals this week in becoming the only non-Denver area facility with the state's highest...

Community medical events

Mon, Mar 30, 2015 - 9:48 AM

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