Choco-Love: The Science Behind Why Chocolate Is Good for You

Chocoholics might worry about how bad it is for them but wait! There are some health benefits to eating chocolate. It seems that there’s always something in the news about a new study saying chocolate is good for us, but what is the science behind it? To find out, we talked to an expert on […]

Vaping and Teen Health – What You Need to Know

Colorado teens are vaping more than all other teens across the country, nearly double the national average according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, “Kids as young as middle school age are vaping and up to 30% of high school seniors are using vape products. It’s a big deal in Colorado and […]

Culinary Medicine: Recipe for Heart Health Month

February is Heart Health Month so we thought it would be a perfect opportunity to share a recipe for those that have heart disease or are at risk for developing heart disease. We talked with Dr. Jennifer Bolton, a registered dietitian at Project Wellness 365, and professor at Metropolitan State University in Denver. She did […]

What Does Lifestyle Have to Do With Health?

As it turns out, it could impact up to 80 percent of your health! We all know we should be eating healthy foods, exercising regularly, getting enough sleep, and trying to manage our stress. But did you know that by doing those things you can help prevent, treat, and oftentimes reverse chronic disease? That is […]

The Foods We Should All Be Eating

Nutrition is so important to our overall health. We talked with a registered dietician to get some healthy eating tips and ways to incorporate healthier food into your diet. Dr. Jennifer Bolton with Metro State University gave us some great information on Health Happens, our weekly Facebook Live show. She says there are certain foods […]

Using Wet-Wrap Therapy to Treat Dermatitis

There are new medications that have been approved by the FDA to treat atopic dermatitis, the most common form of eczema. While they can be effective, these biologic drugs can suppress the immune system and have serious side effects. Researchers from the University of Colorado College of Nursing and National Jewish Health say other steps […]

How to Overcome Vertigo

You sit up in the morning and the whole room feels like its spinning. You try to get up and lose your balance. If you get strong feelings of dizziness, you could be experiencing vertigo. What can you do to overcome positional vertigo?

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. […]