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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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Report: 'Vague awareness' of opioid epidemic in El Paso County
Report: 'Vague awareness' of opioid epidemic in El Paso County

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Sat, Feb 17, 2018

El Paso County has only a "vague awareness" of a drug epidemic claiming scores of lives every year and leaving far more people in the costly and...

Colorado Springs hospital construction projects pass key milestone
Colorado Springs hospital construction projects pass key milestone

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Fri, Feb 16, 2018

Two major hospital construction projects that are changing the skyline of northern Colorado Springs are reaching major milestones this month. The...

Flu kills 22 more children, bringing toll to 84 kids as worst season in a decade continues
Flu kills 22 more children, bringing toll to 84 kids as worst season in a decade continues

By: - 0 Fri, Feb 16, 2018

The worst flu season in a decade continues to take a grim toll, with 22 more child deaths reported Friday, bringing the total to 84. The latest...

Slain El Paso County deputy's family given health insurance free for a year
Slain El Paso County deputy's family given health insurance free for a year

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Fri, Feb 16, 2018

Dependents of El Paso County employees killed on the job, including slain sheriff's Deputy Micah Flick, will continue receiving health insurance for up...

Colorado flu season should start fading, state doctor says
Colorado flu season should start fading, state doctor says

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 15, 2018

DENVER — The state epidemiologist says the influenza season in Colorado likely has peaked. State epidemiologist Dr. Rachel Herlihy says the record...

Community medical events

Mon, Mar 30, 2015 - 9:48 AM

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