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 […]

I work out and eat healthily, but my weight just plateaus. Why?

This is a guest post from the Colorado Athletic Club. This is a very common occurrence when trying to lose weight. Fortunately, a weight loss plateau can be overcome with a few simple changes to your routine. There are many reasons for plateaus, but the most common include: Miscalculating your caloric intake. Predominantly, weight loss […]

What You Need to Know About Open Enrollment

By Kevin Patterson Chief Executive Officer Connect for Health Colorado On November 1, we launched our fifth Open Enrollment Period with encouraging call volume and traffic on our enrollment site. Open Enrollment is the only time each year when Coloradans who buy their own health coverage can renew or change their health insurance plan for the […]

Help with health insurance: Are you leaving money on the table?

By Kevin Patterson Chief Executive Officer Connect for Health Colorado Thousands of Coloradans could receive monthly financial help with their health insurance but don’t know it. Even if an individual makes as much as $48,000 a year ($98,000 for a family of four), they will get financial help to lower their health insurance costs, if […]

Healthy Tips for Balancing Family, School, and Work

By Julia Reinisch, Writer and Editor at Colorado Christian University This is an article written by Colorado Christian University. While the article is focused on adult learners, we share it with you because many of the same tips apply to traditional undergraduate students, volunteers, parents, and working professionals. If you’re like most adults, you have […]