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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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Children of color face health, education disparities in Colorado, KIDS COUNT finds
Children of color face health, education disparities in Colorado, KIDS COUNT finds

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Yesterday

Deep disparities exist between children of different racial and ethnic backgrounds across Colorado, a new report found. Segregation within and...

AROUND TOWN: Discover Goodwill's Edgar Awards honor
AROUND TOWN: Discover Goodwill's Edgar Awards honor "Our Stars"

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Apr 26, 2017

The ballrooms were full as the stars came out for Discover Goodwill's Annual Dinner. There were honoree stars, community partners and other celestial...

'Plastic bag' womb could help keep premature babies alive
'Plastic bag' womb could help keep premature babies alive

By: - 0 Wed, Apr 26, 2017

An artificial womb resembling a plastic bag has been used to keep premature lambs alive for four weeks outside of their own mother's womb and could one...

Health fair coming to Manitou Springs this weekend
Health fair coming to Manitou Springs this weekend

By: - 0 Wed, Apr 26, 2017

The annual Manitou Springs Southern Colorado Health Fair will take place on Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon. Manitou Springs' Community Congregational...

Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow
Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow

By: - 0 Tue, Apr 25, 2017

WASHINGTON — Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies — and remarkable animal testing suggests the...

Community medical events

Mon, Mar 30, 2015 - 9:48 AM

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