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P/SL Transplant Center

Transplant Patient Gets Fresh Start

by Andrea Juarez | photos Dan Sidor

P/SL Transplant Center Is Top Notch 

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ER or Urgent Care?

What’s the difference between urgent care and the emergency room?

by Dr. Mark Montano

Emergency rooms are designed to treat patients with critical conditions and life-threatening injuries. They are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Urgent care clinics are designed for patients whose illnesses or injuries don’t present as life-threatening, but who feel they cannot wait until...

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Colorado Health & Wellness magazine, Ask The Dr

Ask The Urologist

by Dr. Richard Heppe

How successful is a vasectomy reversal?

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Colorado Health & Wellness magazine, Ask The Dr

Ask The Dr.

by Dr. Jenifer Marks

What GERD treatment options are available? Are there dietary and lifestyle changes to make? Or, do I have to rely on medications or surgery?

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Colorado Health & Wellness magazine, Ask The Dr

I think my child may have ADHD. How do I find out for sure?

by Dr. Nicholas Kyriazi

A child may have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) if there is an issue with a lack of attention, hyperactivity and/or impulse control. A child can have any combination of one, two or three of these problems to have ADHD; however, a lack of attention is central to having ADHD.

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Colorado Health & Wellness magazine, Ask The Dr

When can I give my child peanut butter? What are signs of an allergic reaction?

by Dr. Nick Krebs

The answer to this question has been debated for the last several decades, and for good reason! By the turn of the millennium, anaphylaxis from peanuts became the number one cause of allergy-related death among children in the United States.

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Colorado Health & Wellness magazine, Ask The Dr

Is it true that boys are usually toilet-trained later than girls?

by Dr. David Higgins

Before becoming a parent I did not understand the degree of frustration, anxiety and eventual jubilation that accompany toilet-training. Adding to the stress of this rite of passage are the myriad of opinions on when and how to attempt this feat.

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Too much caffeine

Are you overcaffeinating?

by Andrea Juarez

Your caffeine habit — whether it’s coffee, tea, soda or energy drinks— may taste good and may even give you that much-needed boost for mental focus and performance. But too much caffeine is not good for your health. And not all caffeine is equal.

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Jennifer Jasinski, Colorado chef and James Beard Award winner

Shop Like a Chef

by Meghan Rabbit

Jennifer Jasinski, Colorado chef and James Beard Award winner, gives Colorado Health & Wellness readers an insider’s view on what she keeps stocked in her home kitchen and where she goes to buy these go-to foods when she’s cooking for her family.

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Coasting Over the Hill Three habits to become a happy, healthy senior

Coasting Over the Hill

by Electa Draper

Three habits to become a happy, healthy senior

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