WASHINGTON – Army Lt. Col. John Thurman lost 26 co-workers in the...05/03/2015
Blood drives make it easy to be a donor
The United Blood Services...
I was thinking of former U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop...05/03/2015
WASHINGTON – In a striking example of how 3-D printers could...05/03/2015
In the early years of this century, demographers studying populations with...05/03/2015
People recovering from heart attacks have a lot to attend to. They face...05/03/2015
DENVER – Republicans on a Colorado Senate committee Wednesday...04/29/2015
Vibram running, Kangoo jump workouts, slide boards, six-minute abs, Shake...04/26/2015
Free class to help prediabetes patients
Mercy Regional Medical...
WASHINGTON – In a remote part of the Venezuelan Amazon, scientists...04/26/2015
CHICAGO – Jennifer was born to a young Chicago couple and grew into...04/26/2015
Good news: Scientists think they know what makes knuckles...04/26/2015
External-beam radiation – a cancer treatment using high-energy...04/19/2015
WASHINGTON – Republican or Democrat, the next president will have...04/19/2015
NEW YORK – Teen smoking hit a new low last year while the...04/19/2015
Underage drinking raises risk for trouble
The Health Policy and...
I recently had the pleasure of attending both the San Juan Basin regional...04/19/2015
The growth in popularity of dietary supplements has come largely despite a...04/19/2015
It’s one of the terrific, sad ironies of the human experience:...04/12/2015
The two fencers pull on their mesh-front masks and face each other behind...04/12/2015
Event to support moms’ mental health
A “Climb Out...
For people of a certain age, it’s not uncommon to seize on any...04/12/2015
Dr. Charles Hirsch, under whom I trained, said few people have 20...04/12/2015
What you can do about radon
A class about radon will be held from...
LONDON – One of the world’s most popular weed-killers...04/05/2015
H. Gilbert Welch has told us this before, but he doesn’t think...04/05/2015
Access to quality treatment can mean the difference between life and death...04/05/2015
Four percent of the world’s population has used marijuana in a...04/05/2015
About a year ago, I was surprised to read that an elderly elephant at our...04/05/2015
WASHINGTON – The intensive care unit is a last frontier for...04/05/2015
Durango’s own Missy Rodey named Health Hero
The overall health of children in La Plata County has slipped slightly,...03/29/2015
WASHINGTON – Dr. Angelo Volandes remembers performing rib-cracking...03/29/2015
Despite its title, The Poisoner’s Handbook, by Deborah Blum, is not...03/29/2015
If you’ve ever exercised to lose weight, there’s a good...03/29/2015
A Discovery Channel segment about a local company that manufactures...03/27/2015
March is National Nutrition Month
Proper nutrition is paramount...
Poor women are five times as likely as affluent women to have an...03/22/2015
One of the most common and most challenging symptoms resulting in medical...03/22/2015
I admit it: I drink a Diet Pepsi just about every day. I love the stuff...03/22/2015