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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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Coming Sunday:  VA's shortcomings proved deadly for Marine vet suffering from PTSD
Coming Sunday: VA's shortcomings proved deadly for Marine vet suffering from PTSD

By: - 0 Sat, May 27, 2017

Those who knew him best say he was the epitome of what a Marine should be. Then PTSD took a deadly toll on Noah Harter. The son of a career Air Force...

Sextuplets born in Virginia to couple who spent 17 years trying to conceive a child
Sextuplets born in Virginia to couple who spent 17 years trying to conceive a child

By: - 0 Sat, May 27, 2017

For 17 years, Ajibola and Adeboye Taiwo tried to have a child but had no luck. Until now — times six. Ajibola Taiwo gave birth to sextuplets this...

A devastating story of lives ruined and ended by opioids
A devastating story of lives ruined and ended by opioids

By: - 0 Sat, May 27, 2017

America's opioid crisis is laid out starkly in the opening moments of HBO Documentary Films' "Warning: This Drug May Kill You." There's a guy slumped...

Cannabis drug halved convulsions in company-funded epilepsy test
Cannabis drug halved convulsions in company-funded epilepsy test

By: - 0 Thu, May 25, 2017

A cannabis-based drug halved the frequency of convulsive seizures in sufferers of a rare, catastrophic form of epilepsy in a late-stage study funded by...

23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say
23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say

By: - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

WASHINGTON — The health care bill Republicans have pushed through the House would leave 23 million additional people uninsured in 2026 compared to...

Community medical events

Mon, Mar 30, 2015 - 9:48 AM

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