According to the 2018 National Youth Tobacco Survey, conducted by the FDA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,…read more
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The influenza vaccine, also known as a flu shot, is a vaccine that protects against seasonal influenza (the Flu). The…read more
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.
By John Kelley, MD. When figuring out what exercise is right, I find that the largest barrier to my patients achieving their fitness goals is finding a workout that fits into their busy schedules. CrossFit and HIIT could be a solution but which is best? – John Kelley, MD, Boulder Medical Center
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.
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.
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.
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.
“Many women are paying a high price, in terms of quality of life and financial costs, to manage urinary incontinence. I want to change that.”
– Dr. Carolyn Fronczak, Boulder Medical Center Urologist