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Skin cancer prevention starts with the sun
Skin cancer prevention starts with the sun

July 18, 2018

Sponsored Content More cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the United States annually than all other cancers combined By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente The average elevation in Colorado is 6,800...


Don’t let your desk job harm your health
Don’t let your desk job harm your health

May 17, 2018

Sponsored Content There are plenty of ways to move throughout the day — even in a sedentary office environment By Jessica Smith Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente We all know we should be getting...




Ben Pleimann and David Morris present ‘7 Summits’
Ben Pleimann and David Morris present ‘7 Summits’

November 1, 2016

The Summit County Library continues the Adult Fall Reading Program’s events on Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 6:30 p.m. with Ben Pleimann and David Morris presenting “Our Journey to Climb 7 Summits.” The presentation occurs in...


Dispelling cholesterol myths
Dispelling cholesterol myths

September 27, 2016

By Jessica Smith, brought to you by Kaiser Permanente. Exploring the difference between HDL and LDL, and how to maintain healthy levels Four to five years ago cholesterol was thought of as a mostly dirty...


Kitchen Confidence: Spicy cashew nut salad (recipe)
Kitchen Confidence: Spicy cashew nut salad (recipe)

September 17, 2016

I could never imagine it grew so tall — I’d only seen pictures of farmers bent over planting small plugs in patties of water. Much to my surprise, these beautiful emerald green stalks of rice...




Tips for being healthy and avoiding summer weight gain
Tips for being healthy and avoiding summer weight gain

August 15, 2016

By Jessica Smith, brought to you by Kaiser Permanente Staying healthy is a year-round activity, but sometimes certain seasons can encourage people to make a change for the better. Summer, with its sunny skies and...


Sitting is the new smoking for your health
Sitting is the new smoking for your health

August 15, 2016

Many of us spend our time at work sitting in our spongy desk chairs, in front of our glowing computer screens, typing away. It’s bad for our health. In fact, a recent study showed that...


“Healthy” food labels decoded
“Healthy” food labels decoded

August 15, 2016

The “low-fat” fad taught us that less fat doesn’t necessarily mean fewer calories. Read on to translate some of today’s claims. GLUTEN-FREE: For the 1 percent of the population with celiac disease, and those with...


Cheap healthy diet tips
Cheap healthy diet tips

August 15, 2016

You don’t have to break the bank — or sacrifice taste — to whip up healthy meals and snacks, even if you’re tight on time. In fact, the following four tips can help you find...