Symptoms of WNV include fever, extreme fatigue, headache, body aches, and can also include skin rashes and swollen lymph nodes. Generally, symptoms appear 3-14 days after being bitten by an infected mosquito. Anyone who experiences these symptoms should consult their health care provider.
UV radiation is the main cause of skin cancer and also causes sunburn and eye damage. Learn when, where and how to protect yourself from harmful sun rays.
With temperatures due to rise into the triple digits this week and throughout the summer, Boulder County is taking steps to make sure residents and visitors avoid heat-related illnesses. Know how to prevent, recognize and respond to heat exhaustion, heat stroke and more.
The thyroid gland is vital to metabolism, growth and maturation. Located at the front part of the neck and shaped like a butterfly, the thyroid helps regulate many body functions by releasing hormones into the bloodstream. If too little thyroid hormone is produced, our body can slow down. This condition is called hypothyroidism.
In the world of men’s health, prevention, screenings, and early detection of problems is key to health and happiness. That’s why having a trusted primary care provider in your corner and visiting him or her regularly is important to optimal wellness.
Dr. Ken Kreidl, Boulder Medical Center ophthalmologist, discusses how femtosecond laser technology can potentially provide more refined and predictable results during cataract removal surgery.
Dr. Shawn Denham, Program Director of Audiology at Boulder Medical Center, has a unique perspective on hearing loss and the associated quality of life issues. She shares six hearing loss signs that can affect individuals of any age.
Advisory Council positions are open to current and former patients and their family members, primary caretakers of BMC patients, and the our staff. Specific background or healthcare experience is not necessary and we encourage all ages and walks of life to apply.
“We are an all-woman team of five physicians and one certified nurse-practitioner midwife. The provider that a woman meets with initially is typically the one who supports her throughout her pregnancy…”
If you are an established patient who has a scheduled appointment with a Boulder Medical Center provider, you may now…read more