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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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New drug could stall deadly symptoms of rattlesnake bite
New drug could stall deadly symptoms of rattlesnake bite

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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — As soon as a rattlesnake sinks its fangs into a victim, the venom starts traveling through the bloodstream. Within seconds, people...

Colorado AG Coffman says evidence supports syringe exchange programs
Colorado AG Coffman says evidence supports syringe exchange programs

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Yesterday

Attorney General Cynthia Coffman doesn't need any more proof that syringe exchange programs and supervised drug injection sites can work, and can help...

A mother got the flu from her children — and was dead two days later
A mother got the flu from her children — and was dead two days later

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The children were the first to get sick. They spent Thanksgiving with sore throats and chills and fevers. By the end of the long weekend, the adults...

Artificial life just moved a step closer to reality
Artificial life just moved a step closer to reality

By: - 0 Fri, Dec 8, 2017

At the core of all life on Earth is the molecule deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). From the different combinations of DNA’s nucleotide bases — adenine (A),...

Parents, embrace the gross. Humor can teach kids about their bodies.
Parents, embrace the gross. Humor can teach kids about their bodies.

By: - 0 Fri, Dec 8, 2017

Children love potty humor. Although no one wants their kids to shout "pee" or "poop" in a restaurant, if your child is fixated on boogers, belching and...

Community medical events

Mon, Mar 30, 2015 - 9:48 AM

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