Monthly Archives: April 2012

Surviving Well: Rob, Throat and Neck Cancer

Rob has lived all over the world. After spending most of his childhood in Germany and Illinois, it was his job in the transportation industry that brought him to Denver in 2002, where he settled down.  In 2008, Rob went … Continue reading

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Part 3: UPDATE- My Gastric Bypass Journey

By Marie Silverstein  Read Part 1 and Part 2 of Marie’s story. It’s been about two months since I updated my journey for all of you, and it’s been quite an adventure!   My 6 week post-op check-up and class went great.  At that … Continue reading

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Body Mass Index vs. Body Fat Percentage

Obesity in America has become a well-recognized epidemic. In fact, the Center for Disease Control estimates that 35 percent of American adults and 17 percent of American children are obese. However, according to a study from the New York University … Continue reading

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The Importance of Protecting Your Family From Whooping Cough

Since the 1980s, whooping cough has been on the rise, especially in teens and babies. That’s just one factor experts considered when they recently expanded the list of who should get a booster shot against the disease.  Whooping cough, or … Continue reading

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