Why Do You Need Health Insurance?

Why do you need health insurance? Open enrollment has started and will run through January 15th, 2020. We talked with Connect for Health Colorado on Health Happens, our weekly Facebook Live show, about why you need insurance and the resources available to make shopping for insurance easier. Click here to watch the full episode. Contributed […]

Staying Covered as the Seasons Change

Which health insurance plan is right for you? Open enrollment starts November 1st. We talked with Connect for Health Colorado on Health Happens, our weekly Facebook Live show, about shopping for insurance and the resources available to make that process easier. Click here to watch the full episode. Contributed by Monica Caballeros with Connect for […]

What to do about neck and back pain

Your spine is a column of 25 vertebrae all stacked upon one another. They are separated by cartilage cushions and supported by groups of muscles that help to stabilize the spine. When the muscles become weak from lack of exercise or injury, or when the cartilage begins to break down, back and neck pain can […]

Summertime Allergies

Guest Blog By Elizabeth Baker, M.D., New West Physicians Park Ridge Family Medicine It’s summertime! The kids are out of school, BBQs are fired up, vacation plans are made, and allergies are in full swing. For many, allergies can really put a damper on their enjoyment of the season. Common allergies Hay Fever or Allergic Rhinitis—runny […]

The Ugly Truth About Varicose Veins

This guest post is authored by Dr. Ali Wazni, Chief Medical Officer of United Vein Centers Over 40 million Americans suffer from varicose veins, with an estimated 2 million adults seeking treatment annually! Dr. Ali Wazni, Chief Medical Officer of United Vein Centers, is here to tell us more information about varicose veins and why […]

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. […]

Why Mindfulness?

Whether you are a skeptic or a long-time practitioner, the experience of stress, being overwhelmed, in conflict, anxious or just being sick and tired of the way things are, is a universal to all of us. How one handles stress, anxiety, fear is up to us individually. It is ultimately our choice. Regardless of the […]

Finding Your Work-Life Balance This Fall

This is a guest blog by our sponsor Ieso. With school back in session and work as busy as ever, fall months can be the most difficult when trying to find a good work-life balance. It’s Mental Illness Awareness Week and we’re using this time to help break the stigma associated with mental health conditions. […]

The One Conversation You Should Have with Your Family Today

Guest blog written by Jeanie Youngwerth, Director of Palliative Care at University of Colorado Hospital Advance care planning (ACP) is meaningful way to care for yourself and your loved ones, and you can begin today. A conversation is the first step ACP is a process in which you talk about what matters most to you […]