Avoiding the Let Down Effect

Sometimes the good times can make us sick. It can be a very common thing to develop a cold, the flu, or other sicknesses after the holidays are over or after any big event. This is known as the let down effect, “It’s a pattern in which people experience a flare up of a chronic […]

Helping Someone who Struggles with Hoarding

Piles of boxes, newspapers, books, trinkets, and even trash. Every room full of various items. How do you know when it’s just clutter or something more serious like hoarding disorder?   On our weekly Facebook show, Health Happens, we talked with Loretta Trujillo, manager for the Chores program with Seniors’ Resource Center, who is trying […]

Culinary Medicine: Cure with Food

Guest blog by Lisa Wingrove, RD, CSO, Nutrition Outreach and Development Coordinator at the University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center The holidays are fast approaching, and with the New Year, many of us plan some healthy changes. Maybe your Doctor suggested some heart-healthy food choices, but the visual of a steamer laden with chicken […]

What can you do if you have lead in your plumbing?

Drinking tap water is an easy way to help maintain a healthy lifestyle. At Denver Water, our scientists, water quality experts and engineers work tirelessly to make sure that 1.4 million people in the Denver metro area have safe drinking water. Denver Water collects more than 35,000 samples and runs nearly 70,000 tests every year. […]