Susan Puckett, PA is part of both the internal medicine and otolaryngology departments at Boulder Medical Center. She discusses recent findings around the science and benefits of fasting for your health.
Category Archives: Health
“Patients have told me they consider these feelings a normal part of aging that can’t be changed. The good news is that things can be done to help.” ~ Elise Reinhard, M.D.
Pregnant women are 10 times more likely than the general population to get listeriosis, a rare but deadly foodborne infection caused by Listeria bacteria. Dr. Kathryn Hoch, OB-GYN specialist, with tips for food safety while pregnant.
Dr. Alexandra DiMatteo, Boulder Medical Center OB-GYN specialist, provides her recommendations for healthy and safe travel during pregnancy.
Dr. Helen Rho, Internal Medicine at Boulder Medical Center, talks about the new cervical cancer screening guidelines from the United States Preventive Services Task Force.
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.