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Weight and health are not always the same thing

September 28, 2017 — Sponsored Content People of all sizes should focus on overall health, not just the number on the scale Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente In a world with increasing obesity rates and a $60 billion-a-year weight loss industry, weight and health are

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Get your nutrients from food, not dietary supplements

September 14, 2017 — Sponsored Content Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente Dietary supplements and protein shakes might be all the rage, but should Americans take extra vitamins to get the proper amount of daily nutrients? The answer is no, most Americans don't need to take

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New trends in eating offer healthier benefits than diets

August 30, 2017 — Sponsored Content A diet should be a lifestyle, not a path to a short-term goal Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente Paleo, vegan, raw, Mediterranean, Atkins, gluten-free — the list of diets and lifestyle habits to follow is dizzying. Whatever the

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Work It Out: ‘Manage the misery’ with 8 yoga poses for road cyclists

August 16, 2017 — Road cycling places intense demands on quadriceps, hamstrings and hips, and for many cyclists it can introduce strain on the low back, shoulders and neck. Yoga can relax lower-body muscles, improve range of motion through the hips and release spinal tension. Summit Biking member Charlie

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As the school year approaches, so does vaccination season

August 16, 2017 — Sponsored Content Doctors say children should get all recommended vaccinations before the first day of school Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente As the school year approaches and parents think about whether to vaccinate their children, the science and medical communities

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Gain relaxation, not pounds, this vacation season

July 26, 2017 — Sponsored Content Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente Remaining health-conscious while on vacation can be a challenge, but with a little discipline and diligence, a week away doesn't have to equal pounds gained. One of the easiest things vacationers can do

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Summer heat turns cars into ovens

July 12, 2017 — Sponsored Content Never leave a child or pet in a car, not even for a minute Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente Temperatures around Colorado have been reaching record highs already this summer, turning cars into ovens in a matter of

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Kneehab: Why a healthy brain is just as important for ACL rehab as patience and physical therapy

July 11, 2017 — They say about 12 weeks after surgery is the trickiest period for ACL rehab. Now that I've passed the magic mark, I have to agree. "Despite the graft healing and feeling stable, it doesn't mean your knee is ready to perform," said Jonathan Bravman, a

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For men, preventative health is often overlooked

June 28, 2017 — Sponsored Content June is Men's Health Month, a time when health care professionals remind men that regular health check-ups are important By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente Women are told to visit a doctor for annual exams, yet men often forego a

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What you need to know about Alzheimer’s Disease

June 15, 2017 — Sponsored Content Alzheimer's Disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente Aging might be the biggest risk factor for Alzheimer's Disease, but the disease is not a normal part of aging.  Alzheimer's

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Why you shouldn’t worship the sun

May 31, 2017 — Sponsored Content Doctors warn of dangerous ultraviolet rays, especially in Colorado where high elevations provide less protection from the earth's atmosphere Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente Physicians are serious about sun protection, especially in a state that sees so many

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Summit County vet pays tribute on Memorial Day to those who made the ultimate sacrifice

May 28, 2017 — A tattered, green scrapbook tells the story of an abundance of postwar experiences for Roman Moore, and he's uniquely aware that countless peers either never returned home or didn't have the chance at creating such fond memories. The collection holds a faded color photo with

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For total health, patients must take care of mind, body and spirit

May 17, 2017 — Sponsored Content May is Mental Health Month Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente It's common for patients to see their doctors for physical checkups, but too often people avoid seeking care for their mental wellness. About 1 in 5 adults experience

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4 ways to stay healthy on your summer vacation

April 26, 2017 — Sponsored Content Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente Lounging around a resort with all-inclusive food and drinks, sleeping in on a Tuesday, forgetting life's daily stresses — these are just a few of the perks enjoyed on a summer vacation. As

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Doctors paying more attention to excessive alcohol use among patients

April 19, 2017 — Sponsored Content Heavy drinking is a widespread problem in the U.S., doctors say Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente About 38 million adults in the U.S. are drinking too much alcohol, yet most people don't talk to their doctors about alcohol

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Smoking’s deadly risks

March 28, 2017 — Sponsored Content Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S. Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente It's no secret that smoking is bad for your health, but did you know that smoking kills more people annually than car

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Colon Cancer Awareness: Do you know your risk?

March 15, 2017 — Sponsored Content Colon Cancer Awareness: Are you at risk? Written by By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente People in the early stages of colon cancer often experience no symptoms, making awareness about certain risk factors all the more important for early detection.

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Marijuana not Midol: Cannabis-infused suppositories ease menstrual cramps

March 8, 2017 — Elana Halpern has struggled with severe menstrual cramps for as long as she can remember. Experimenting with different remedies, at one point she went on birth control to try to combat the debilitating pain, but didn't like side effects the drug came with. As a

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Tips for reviving your New Year’s resolution goals

February 28, 2017 — Sponsored Written by Lauren Glendenning, Sponsored by Kaiser Permanente It's never too late to get back on track Anyone who has made New Year's resolutions knows the struggle to stick to them is real. About 80 percent of health- and- fitness-related New Year's resolutions fail by

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Listen to your heart, lower your risk

February 14, 2017 — Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. Sponsored Content Written by By Lauren Glendenning, Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente Heart-shaped chocolates and romantic gestures on Valentine's Day might prevent heartbreak, but physical activity and a healthy diet are two of the

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