More Regulation And Taxes For Better Health? New Guidelines On Children And SugarAre taxes and regulations the answer to limiting the amount of sugar your child takes in each day? Two major health groups say yes.
A New, More Powerful Strain Of Flu Has Just Hit ColoradoColorado is not done yet. Hope that the flu season is winding down is gone now that a new, deadlier strain has struck our state.
Now You Can Buy Tissues Already Infected With GermsWould you wipe your nose with a contaminated tissue –on purpose—to give yourself a cold? That’s the basis of a new product that claims to offer a different type of immunity this cold and flu season.
Do You Have A Cold Or The Flu?One is usually not so bad, the other can put you in the hospital. What are the differences between cold and the flu? Knowing is important.
The Holiday Heart GrinchA stocking full of coal may be the least of your holiday worries. A new study points to the one hour of the year with highest rates of heart attacks, and it's a holiday time that might surprise you.
What Does A Ruptured Achilles To Do?Achilles tendon ruptures aren’t just for athletes like Emmanuel Sanders of the Denver Broncos. They are among the most common -- and debilitating tendon injuries in everyday people.
Five Tips To A Healthy Thanksgiving Meal... And LeftoversIt's often the most spectacular meal of the year, both in size and in risk of food poisoning. Here's how to safely enjoy your Turkey Day.
'Tis The Season For StrepWith the holidays just around the corner, what better time to get sick. Right now we're not seeing a lot of flu (at least not yet), but strep throat is certainly putting a lot of youngsters and grownups down for the count.
When To Call 'Dr. Google'With cold and flu season kicking in, more and more of us will turn to "Dr. Google" to gather more information on our symptoms and conditions. Here is some advice about online medical information.
Do You Know What A 'Baseline' Mammogram Is? It's Important You DoHave you had your baseline mammogram? Many women have never heard the term, but the exam can make diagnosis more accurate, leading to fewer repeat exams, biopsies and anxiety.
No More Pap Smears? New Guidelines for Women 30 and OlderNew guidelines say women age 30 and older may be able to skip their regular pap smears and instead have testing for HPV every five years.
Just How Clean Is Your Dog's Mouth?Recent reports of people developing severe and even fatal infections after being licked by a dog have some owners wondering just how clean is their pooch's mouth.
Cover That Cut, Or Let It Air Out? The Latest AdviceIt's a common question: should I cover a cut or scrape, or should I let it air out? Here's the latest thinking on the best way to care for a simple wound.
Is Your Doctor Burned Out?Every job has the potential to cause burnout. But when it’s your doctor who is fried, the consequences can be deadly. A new survey says more than half of America’s physicians are feeling burned out, and with that burnout comes a higher risk of medical mistakes.
Eight Reasons You've Probably Never Heard About Why You Should ExerciseA new report shows Colorado is tops in the country when it comes to the number of people who work out on a regular basis. There are a number of benefits from exercise, including some you've probably never heard about.