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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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Colorado hospitals could close if Obamacare is repealed and not replaced, execs say
Colorado hospitals could close if Obamacare is repealed and not replaced, execs say

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Hospitals across the state could be forced to cut back services or even close if the Affordable Care Act is repealed without an adequate replacement,...

Pro-life group sues Colorado university over grant denial

By: - 0 Wed, Jan 18, 2017

FORT COLLINS — A pro-life student group is suing Colorado State University, saying the school denied it money to bring a pro-life speaker to campus....

Dirty money: How Tough Mudders and 'Ninja Warrior' turned primal fears into big business
Dirty money: How Tough Mudders and 'Ninja Warrior' turned primal fears into big business

By: - 0 Tue, Jan 17, 2017

Obstacle course racing is a $500 million business. The number of races increased by 2,300 from 2014 to 2015, according to Running USA. "American...

18 million more uninsured if Obamacare killed, not replaced
18 million more uninsured if Obamacare killed, not replaced

By: - 0 Tue, Jan 17, 2017

WASHINGTON — Insurance premiums would soar and some 18 million Americans would lose health coverage if Republicans partially repeal President Barack...

New prescription: Doctor offices that look like Apple stores
New prescription: Doctor offices that look like Apple stores

By: - 0 Tue, Jan 17, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO — After a relative suffered a heart attack a few years ago, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Adrian Aoun got an unsettling look at a...

Community medical events

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