Rose Medical Center

Colorado Women and Heart Attacks

Women and Heart Attacks

by Andrea Juarez

For women, symptoms can be more than chest pain

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Jay Phillips

Calming the beat

by Debra Melani

HealthONE breaking ground with treatments to fight A Fib,

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Looking ahead: Rose trials improve breast-cancer treatment for patients today and tomorrow

by Debra Melani

Visions of her mother’s severe radiation burns from breast-cancer treatment stuck with Eddy Duckels through the years. So did tales of her grandmother’s lost battle with the disease, despite a mastectomy. So when doctors told her that she, too, was dealt that unlucky breast-cancer card, Duckels...

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Dr. Brock and Sammy McKay

Keeping an eagle eye: Annual exams help maintain aging vision

by Howard Rothman

Late last year, Sammy McKay woke up with severe pain in her right eye. The 65-year-old Buena Vista resident had been blind for more than 10 years from what she believed was age-related macular degeneration, a leading cause of permanent vision impairment among the aging. But when she sought care for...

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Parathyroid gland anatomy

Thyroid disorders: neck gland can wreak havoc

by Debra Melani

Most people brush the signs off as normal aging: gaining weight; losing energy; repeatedly searching the house for the keys. But in many cases, particularly in women past age 50, a small, butterfly-shaped gland that polices metabolism causes the chaos.

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Pregnancy Health

PREGNANCY HEALTH, BELOW-THE-BUMP

by Jan Sheehan

Every pregnancy has its share of little discomforts and annoyances. And many of those discomforts are drips, spots, leaks and even gushes that take place below the bump. Mysterious discharges during pregnancy can be a simple inconvenience or a worrisome danger sign.

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Dr. Kristi Keil

Dr. Kristi Keil, Urogynecologist at Rose Medical Center

by Debra Melani

Performs Sacrocolpopexy surgery using da Vinci® Robotic System

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da Vinci robotic arm

Colon resection using the daVinci surgical robot

by Debra Melani

Performed by Dr. David Longcope of Rose Medical Center, Denver

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new hip

A Hip Approach

by Debra Melani

Innovative replacement technique vaults many patients back to their active lifestyles

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Denver Center for Endocrine Surgery

New Rose center boosts care for thyroid, parathyroid patients in Denver and beyond

by Debra Melani

Although some of them don’t claim the recognition of breast cancer or heart disease, endocrine disorders can be just as frightening and debilitating for the patients they strike – often women in their prime. Whether it’s crushing fatigue and aching joints from parathyroid disease, or fear of...

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