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Transplant Survivor rides float

When Connor Randall, 22, was 13 years old, he received a rose from his aunt that represented a spot on the Donor Alliance float in the 2006 Rose Parade, and this year, he received a rare chance to ride the same float. Randall, an Arvada resident, … more

What you need to know about flu prevention

Colder weather brings people together, and if not careful, can cause you to walk away with a cold or the flu. “We see more cases in the winter months because in winter we’re indoors more and in closer contact,” NextCare national director … more

A local place to meet and eat

Every Thursday, a group of volunteers at the First United Methodist Church wake up early to prepare a hot lunch for the city’s residents who are in need of a meal and some good company. The program called “Hunger Watch” serves about 32 … more

Striding into the future

The mission of Stride is to provide the pathway to self-sufficiency, and the organization has been working for more than 20 years to provide that service to those in need. “We started because we saw a lot of community members weren’t seeing … more

Resolute Run benefits food bank

New Year’s resolutions are commonplace and commonly broken but this year, Arvada and Denver-Metro residents are resolving to run for a better cause. The Resolute Run, a 5k race held Jan. 1, at Memorial park, 8001 W. 59 Ave, encourages citizens … more

November = National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month with November 14 recognized as World Diabetes Day. Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disorder that affects 1 in 12 … more

Aha Moments, With or Without Fish

To John Lucero, Colorado resident, fishing is about connecting to the soul of nature and it’s more important than the obstacles he may find getting … more

Ask a Sports Doc: Handling Meniscus Tears

Question for Dr. Cunningham: I am a finish carpenter and recently had immediate pain in my knee after simply standing up from a squatting position. … more

Power of Well-Being Found in Belonging

The fountain of health lies in belonging to a group.  At least that’s what the research reveals. In the last sixty years there have been numerous … more

Emerging Tools to Monitor Health and Personal Care

Caregiving for a family member has become a new job title for many relatives. Currently, 39% of U.S. adults provide care for a relative or close … more

10 Easy Everyday Tips for Improving Your Brain

Often we think of brain fitness tips as being activities like memory games, brain teasers and logic puzzles. All those things do work our brain … more

Eating Healthy in College

If you are heading off to college you may want to make a copy of these nutrition tips to keep in your planner. Listed are ideas for eating healthy in … more

How To Find The Best Physical Therapy Denver Has To Offer

Discover the most important factors to consider when you are looking for a Physical Therapist online. It’s easy - Just remember the word … more

Neuroplasticity: Exciting discovery that the brain continues to grow and change

For decades, the prevailing dogma in neuroscience was that you can’t teach old dog new tricks - meaning that the adult human brain is essentially … more

Frequently Asked Questions from Parents—Part Two

Everyday, a Lindamood-Bell® Learning Center receives phone calls or talks face to face with the parents of potential or current students. These … more

How to Lose a Sweet Tooth

Most of us have been there at some point. You somehow find yourself barefoot in your kitchen at midnight eating ice cream out of the container. … more

Bike Riding On a Mission

On Saturday, June 29, approximately 3,000 residents from Denver and the surrounding areas came together to cycle in the National Multiple Sclerosis … more

Summer = Skin Cancer Prevention

This is our first summer season with new FDA regulations for marketing sunscreen without using misleading claims of effectiveness. 2 million … more

Three Reasons Your Knee Pain Won’t Go Away- And What You Can Do About It

Is your knee pain affecting your quality of life? If so - you are not alone. Knee pain affects over 6% of all adults over age 30 and nearly 10% of … more

Gravity Got You Down? Try Water!

Putting weight onto a ‘bum’ knee, forcing heaviness onto a diminished joint or placing a load onto an inflamed nerve, can be problematic and … more
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