Smoke from western fires is expected to linger in Boulder County this fall. What can you do when wildfire smoke causes eye problems? Ophthalmologist Dr. Donald McCormack talks about ways that you can get relief from eye irritation caused by smoke.
Introducing first foods for baby is one of the most exciting times for new parents. Pediatrician Dr. Lauren Brave gives some pointers for how to introduce solid food into your child’s diet.
Despite its high incidence, prostate cancer is one of the most survivable forms of cancer, but early detection is key. While prostate cancer screening may detect prostate early, leading medical organizations disagree about who should — and who shouldn’t — get screened. That’s why the American Cancer Society recommends informed decision-making when it comes to having a test to check for prostate cancer. ~Dr. Carolyn Fronczak, urologist
Living in beautiful, sunny Boulder County exposes us to approximately 25 percent more ultraviolet radiation when compared with sea level. Kim Guthke, PA-C offers a dermatologist’s view about sun risk in Boulder County, skin protection tips, and her favorite sunscreens for your body and face.
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.