After their patient was stabilized and recovering from a stroke, doctors at Sky Ridge Medical Center delved deeper, seeking to answer the question: Why?
Merlinda Lucas, a 47-year-old Brighton resident, was treated at Sky Ridge Medical Center this summer for a stroke. Because her story is unusual, and because she was the first patient to undergo a special treatment at Sky Ridge that should dramatically reduce her chances of having a repeat stroke,...
According to the National Cancer Institute, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Fortunately, colorectal cancer is also relatively easy to detect and treat. Medical studies suggest that using a colonoscopy to screen for colorectal cancer can reduce...
Luke Kellerman: The Man Who Inspired the Denver Broncos Campaign and Raised Awareness of Colorectal Cancer
The image of a bronco is strong and resolute. It’s befitting of the “Fight Like A Bronco” campaign that was launched by the Denver Broncos in 2016 to help raise cancer awareness.
Board-certified orthopedic trauma surgeon with OrthoONE at Swedish Medical Center
A survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that many adults fail to get important vaccinations, often times because they don’t even know they exist. Adult immunization recommendations can be complicated, because factors like job, travel and chronic conditions may increase...
Three professional runners share advice on training, motivation and minimizing injuries
Reporting Pain is First Step Toward Minimizing Suffering and Improving Fertility