Health Tips for the Peak of Summer

By Tim Davis, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, National Disaster Medical System, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The peak of summer is nearly here. The hottest summer temperatures for the Denver and northeast Colorado areas tend to occur from mid-July through mid-August, according to thirty-year averages calculated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

In my twenty-five years as an emergency medicine physician, I’ve seen the catastrophic effect heat can have on health, and many of the people we see

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vision –check; blood pressure – check; balance – check; bone density – check; weight – whoa, wait what? “Well, okay if we have to, but I think that scale may weigh at little on the high side, plus I just ate some cookies over there after the blood draw so I wouldn’t faint.”

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Three Things You Need To Know About Medicare Open Enrollment

Don’t miss the once-a-year opportunity to make changes to your Medicare plan. AARP encourages everyone with Medicare to take advantage of this year’s Medicare Open Enrollment period (October 15, through December 7) to review their health and

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Taking Your Core Beyond The Crunch

Keeping Lyons Fit!  - Mary Chase

The abs are by far the most concerning area of client’s bodies. In fact I have yet to meet few clients that say they have no concern about their abdominal muscles, or don’t want to focus on that area.

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Apples Pack a Nutritious Crunch

Each month, the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different commodity to highlight the variety and quality of products grown, raised or processed in the state. This month the recipe features

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