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.
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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. 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.
Dr. Jose Delgado, MD, internal medicine specialist at Boulder Medical Center, discusses the new blood pressure targets, home blood pressure monitoring, lifestyle modifications and more…
Drinking too much alcohol increases people’s risk of injuries, violence, drowning, liver disease and some types of cancer. Learn more about how alcohol affects your body, strategies for reducing or quitting, resources for getting help.
Dr. Stuart Weisman, Boulder Medical Center rheumatology specialist, covers the prevention, causes and treatments for gout flare-ups.