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What Do Food Claims Really Mean?
We are bombarded by terms and phrases used on food packaging. These terms can vary from informative and well-regulated to misleading or unhelpful.
Learn about some common food claims.
Stay Safe When Working on Home Projects
Summer can be a great time to tackle home improvement projects. Make sure you keep safety in mind!
Project safety tips.
Healthy Travels to You!
If you're preparing for a summer vacation, these tips can help you guard against common health problems when traveling.
Sleep Disorders Affect All Ages
Everybody needs sleep for mental and physical wellness. If you or a loved one has difficulty sleeping, it can negatively affect not only the one with the disorder, but everyone in the household.
Learning about sleep disorders and treatment.
Teenage depression is a serious health concern. Sometimes prevention is not possible; however there are things you can do to make a difference for your teen.
Learn warning signs and suggestions.
Avoid Injury When Caring for Others
Lifting and moving another person is often part of caring for a dependent loved one. It puts tremendous strain on your back, neck and shoulders and can lead to chronic pain.
Learn how to take care of your own health too.
Minimizing the Effects of Stroke
About two-thirds of the approximate 700,000 Americans who suffer a stroke each year will require some form of rehabilitation. There are many types of rehabilitation that can help restore function and improve quality of life.
Learn more about stroke treatment.
Plan for the Unexpected with Advance Directives
One serious accident or illness can turn your world upside down. Having an advance directive is critical when decisions need to be made regarding end-of-life health care.
Avoid Spring Sports Injuries
It’s springtime! The nicer weather encourages people to jump back into sports after an inactive winter. Learn how to avoid injury while you spring back into action.
Get more info.
Help Your Teens and Tweeners Stay Safe
As children approach adulthood, parents are faced with many new challenges. Here are some tips for dealing with tricky topics that might come up with your tween or teen, and ways to keep them safe.
See the tips.
Could You Have Kidney Disease?
Kidney disease is a growing threat in the U.S., and the 9th leading cause of death. 10 million to 20 million people have kidney disease, but most don't know it.
Learn more about this 'silent' problem.
Keep Your Colon Healthy
Worried about developing colorectal cancer, one of the most common cancers in men and women? Stick to these 10 habits to keep your colon healthy.
Check out the 10 habits.
Do You Need a Vitamin Supplement?
Are you confused about the large number of vitamin and mineral supplements on store shelves and wonder whether you should be taking one—or more?
Get some help here.
As the popularity of alternative treatments has grown in past decades, so has their acceptance and credibility as effective therapies.
Learn about some options.
Everyday Arthritis Relief
Arthritis pain and stiffness usually stem from joint inflammation, muscle strain and fatigue. Try some simple strategies to help keep discomfort in check.
Align Yourself with Good Posture
Good posture protects your health. Standing erect and sitting properly can help reduce stress on joints, ward off muscle pain and improve balance to prevent falls.
Find out more.
Global Warming: A Major Threat to your Health
According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the World Health Organization, global warming is not only a threat to our environment, but also to our health.
Curbing Hostility May Help your Heart
Anger—it makes you feel rotten. It can cause problems with your friends, family and jobs. It also may be a risk factor for heart disease.
Find out more.
"Are You Kind to your Heart?" Quiz
Are you kind to your heart? Take our quiz to find out how heart-care rates.
Get Heart Smart Now
High blood pressure and cholesterol aren't only a concern for older people. Lay the groundwork now to protect your heart in the years ahead.
Keeping your Carotid Arteries Free and Clear
When atherosclerosis occurs in your carotid arteries—the two main blood vessels that carry blood to your brain—you have carotid artery disease and a significantly higher risk for stroke.
Learn more about this condition.
Cold Hands, Cold feet: Normal or Not?
Many of us experience cold hands and feet during the winter. But for some people, it’s a year-round problem that may be a sign of something more serious.
A Safe & Healthy New Year: 12 Tips for your Family
When the clock stuck midnight on New Year’s Eve, you likely wished for a safe and healthy year ahead for your family.
Make that wish come true.
Creating Your Own Happiness
Upbeat people don’t wait for happiness to find them—they seek it out. Try some of their proven methods!
Winter Health: Treating Kids’ Colds
Over the counter medications aren’t appropriate for infants and young children. There are other options for easing your child’s discomfort during a cold.
Learn about the options.
Winter Health: Choosing the Right Cold Medication
Caught yet another cold? The right over-the-counter cold remedy can help make life more comfortable when you have no choice but to keep moving.
Learn about cold medication options.
Winter Health: Effective Home Remedies
Handy home remedies can relieve many minor health problems. In some cases, they may even eliminate the need for over-the-counter medicines.
Check out our home remedies.
Winter Health: Flu Facts and Fiction
How much do you know about the flu? See whether you’ve got the know-how to fight influenza by taking this true-or-false quiz.
Take the quiz.
Winter Health: Keeping Contagious Bugs at Bay
Many Americans don’t take colds and flu seriously, or think they’ll manage to avoid getting them. But these infectious diseases can put you at risk for a more severe illness.
Learn tips for avoiding colds and the flu.
Winning the Battle Against Lung Cancer
Quitting smoking can make a life-changing difference—and prevent you from ending up as just another statistic. Protect your lungs and your life.
Coping with Stress and High-Pressure Events
Stress causes your body to instinctively protect itself. With prolonged stress, your body has no chance to recover and your health can deteriorate.
Tips for managing stress
Women’s Fastest Growing Cancer Threat
The rate of new lung cancer cases has increased by 106% in women over the last 33 years and the number of deaths among women due to this disease also continues to rise.
Learn more about lung cancer.
Safe Winter Driving
Winter weather is almost upon us. Follow the “three P’s” of safe winter driving.
Winter weather driving tips
Love Your Liver
The liver is responsible for about 500 bodily functions and plays an important role in digestion, metabolism, and detoxification.
Take care of this vital organ.
Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy
A breast cancer diagnosis is devastating enough. Being told that your breast will have to be removed can really cause emotional turmoil.
Learn about breast reconstruction.
Breast Cancer Myths Debunked
Women are bombarded with information about breast cancer—and much of it is wrong. Here’s the truth behind a dozen of the most common misconceptions.
Making Your Mammogram More Comfortable
No doubt about it - a mammogram can be uncomfortable. But considering the life-saving potential of this exam, it's worth it.
Tips to make your mammogram more comfortable.
Advances in Breast Cancer Research
Researchers continue to work toward a cure, better treatment options, and improved detection methods for breast cancer.
Learn more about some recent developments.
Ultrasound has recently become an excellent option for evaluating musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions and offers an alternative to MRI. Invision Sally Jobe is one of the first centers in our area to invest in providing our staff with the special training needed to offer this exam.
Learn about the benefits of this exam.
Preventing Hiking Injuries
Hiking is one of the most popular ways to enjoy the beautiful Colorado scenery. Hiking can be a casual stroll or a vigorous workout. No matter how or where you like to hike, there are potential injuries and ways to avoid them.
Learn more about hiking injury prevention.
Summer is a great time of year in Colorado! We spend more time outside and participate in more physical activities. With those outdoor activities comes an increased risk of dehydration. Detecting and preventing dehydration is important for your family’s safety.
Learn more about dehydration here.
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