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.
Category Archives: Women’s Health
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.
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.