Category Archives: Health and Wellness

Improving sleep habits challenging, but worthwhile

Rose Sleep Disorders Center clinical supervisor Robert Turner was among the professionals interviewed for a recent article on sleeping habits that was published in Counseling Today, an American Counseling Association publication. “Tossing and turning in the digital age” by Laurie Meyers highlights the … Continue reading

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Rose patient celebrates 25 years in cardiac rehab program

In 1989, Harold Grueskin was the victim of a heart attack. Though his condition did not require surgery, he knew how important it was to make his health a priority. In April of that year, he began cardiac rehabilitation at … Continue reading

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Preparing for daylight saving time

Guest post: On the second Sunday of March at 2 a.m. daylight saving time will begin, just as it has for years. This year, it happens to fall on March 9, and when we “spring forward” all of us will … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Sharon, Ovarian Cancer

For Sharon Miles, family is very important. Her daughters and grandchildren all live in the area and she spends a lot of time with them. When Sharon learned that she had ovarian cancer, she leaned on her family for support. … Continue reading

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Rose is the First in Colorado to Implement Germ-Zapping Robot

As hospitals across the nation look for new and innovative ways to battle deadly pathogens and kill multi-drug resistant organisms that put patients at risk, Rose has become the first hospital in Colorado to install a germ-zapping robot that eliminates hard-to-kill bugs … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Sandy, Skin Cancer

As a Colorado native, Sandy Melnick loves spending time outdoors. “I’ve always been very athletic,” she said. “My favorite sport is golf, and I also skied and played tennis. I grew up in sun. Back then, no one realized how … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Alina, Thyroid Cancer

It was during Alina Pugel’s second pregnancy in that she heard the words that no one wants to hear– “You have cancer.” Alina had been having problems with her thyroid since 2008, when she went to see her primary care physician who … Continue reading

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The Importance of a Colonoscopy

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. While colon cancer is one of the leading cancer causes of death in the United States, the good news is that with early diagnosis, it’s almost always completely curable. A colonoscopy can help detect … Continue reading

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Flu Season is in Full Swing—Tips for Staying Healthy

Based on recent reports, the flu is spreading fiercely across the United States. In Colorado alone, over 500 people have been hospitalized this season with the flu; the most common strain being Influenza A. With the virus running rampant, what … Continue reading

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Flu Vaccines: Info for Moms-To-Be

Because of their fragile immune systems, babies are at high risk of getting very sick from the flu, but the vaccines aren’t approved for children younger than age 6 months. So what can a mother do to protect her newborn? … Continue reading

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