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With diets, longevity is key

February 14, 2018 — Sponsored Content Proper nutrition that's sustainable over time fuel our bodies as we age Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente Diets with beginning and end dates might help a person accomplish a weight loss goal, but they rank pretty low on

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For concussions, proper treatment is critical to recovery

January 31, 2018 — Sponsored Content Returning to normal activities too soon can have serious consequences By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente Traumatic brain injuries aren't exclusive to the NFL or Hollywood cinema — Americans of all ages experience concussions, with children and seniors most at

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Cervical health screenings help reduce cancer rates

January 19, 2018 — Sponsored Content January is Cervical Health Awareness Month Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente Regular gynecological screenings in women have helped reduce the rate of cervical cancer deaths in the United States by more than half in the last 40 years, but

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Physicians increasingly turning to non-opioid medications

December 14, 2017 — Sponsored Content Opioid overdose deaths in the United States have quadrupled since 2000 Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente As the United States grapples with an opioid epidemic that has spawned a public health crisis, countless physicians around the country are

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How to navigate your 2018 health insurance options

November 30, 2017 — Sponsored Content Open enrollment ends Dec. 15 for coverage that begins Jan. 1 Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente It's hard to keep up with health insurance headlines these days, but open enrollment is the time to break through the noise

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Feeling tired all the time?

November 15, 2017 — Sponsored Content Know the warning signs of sleep apnea and when to talk to your doctor about getting a sleep test Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente If you're feeling excessively sleepy during the daytime yet you feel like you're properly

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One of breast cancer’s strongest survival tools is early detection

November 2, 2017 — Sponsored Content October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente If caught early, the five-year survival rate for women with breast cancer is nearly 100 percent, making early detection the best defense in preventing breast cancer's

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Gluten-sensitivity is mostly self-diagnosed, not medically proven

October 19, 2017 — Sponsored Content Those who think they're intolerant to gluten should first get tested for celiac disease Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente Just about every restaurant you dine in these days has a "GF" symbol next to the dishes that are gluten-free,

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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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