Monthly Archives: March 2011

12 Questions to Ask When Considering Surgery

When it comes to your health, the decision to have surgery is a big deal. During the decision-process, doing research on the procedure, your doctor and your condition is crucial.  Before you decide to have surgery it is important that … Continue reading

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How to: Stay Healthy Over 50

Staying healthy and fit isn’t just for the athletic crowd, health nuts or Gen X and Y’ers. It’s important for people of all ages, especially those over 50, to take care of themselves and stay healthy so they can keep … Continue reading

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Eating Right With Color!

It’s not always easy getting your kids to eat healthy. Maybe they’re feeding their broccoli to the dog, or slipping green beans into their napkin when they think you aren’t looking.  Each March, the American Dietetic Association celebrates National Nutrition Month … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Lina, Colorectal Cancer Survivor

Lina was working one day when she began having difficult breathing and became swollen in her abdomen. She went to a hospital in Parker, where they did several scans and tests which revealed a mass in her pelvic area. Her … Continue reading

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Ovarian Cancer: Genetics, Diagnosis and Treatment

Ovarian cancer is sometimes known as the silent killer. Because the symptoms can be vague, less than 20% of women are diagnosed early. Ovarian cancer is an abnormality on the cells on the surface of the ovary. There are several … Continue reading

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