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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.

Life: Health

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

HEALTH NOTES Health Notes appears on a space-available basis, free for nonprofits. Listings appear at the discretion of The Gazette. Send information at...

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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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Cory Gardner says CBO report hasn’t moved him from the fence on GOP health care bill
Cory Gardner says CBO report hasn’t moved him from the fence on GOP health care bill

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner was on the hot seat even before a new report estimated 22 million Americans would lose their health insurance by...

Budget office: Senate health bill adds 22 million uninsured
Budget office: Senate health bill adds 22 million uninsured

By: - 0 7 hr ago

WASHINGTON — The Senate Republican health care bill would leave 22 million more Americans uninsured in 2026 than under President Barack Obama's health...

GOP leaders add penalty for lapsed coverage to health bill
GOP leaders add penalty for lapsed coverage to health bill

By: - 0 14 hr ago

WASHINGTON — Republican leaders added a penalty for people who've let their insurance lapse Monday as party leaders prepared to begin pushing their...

Girl's courageous footsteps will join climb to benefit new Children's Hospital in Colorado Springs
Girl's courageous footsteps will join climb to benefit new Children's Hospital in Colorado Springs

By: Michelle Karas - 0 17 hr ago

Last Christmas, Priscilla Rowland had a modest request - a really cute pair of sneakers to wear to school. The 12-year-old had her sights set on a...

A legislative decision in Denver brings joy - and relief - to rural hospitals
A legislative decision in Denver brings joy - and relief - to rural hospitals

By: Peter Marcus - 0 21 hr ago

HUGO - Dotty Peterson, a 76-year-old retiree who lives in this small eastern plains town about 100 miles from Denver and Colorado Springs, took a nasty...

Community medical events

Mon, Mar 30, 2015 - 9:48 AM

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