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Health

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It’s November, and you know what THAT means. Decisions and predictions. As in those two words that give me hives: open enrollment. For those who are fortunate enough to have a job —  a job with benefits — this is the time of year to decide what coverage to pay for and how much we […]

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Is it a Cold or the Flu?

The Little Clinic, located inside select King Soopers locations, is open seven days a week and is staffed with licensed and Board Certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNPs) and/or Certified Physician Assistants, specialists in family practice. They are authorized to diagnose, treat and write prescriptions for common illnesses such as strep throat, respiratory, sinus and […]

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Don't Miss Two Great Events That Honor Inspiring Women!

MS survivor and mountaineer Wendy Booker has climbed a few mountains…and has moved a few in the process. She will share her inspiring story at the annual event “Moving Mountains” on October 29 at 6 p.m. about how she used mountain climbing as a way of coping with a life-altering diagnosis of MS. Lt. Governor […]

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Questions and Answers for Moms about H1N1

By Dr. Keren Call, pediatrician and board member of the Colorado Children’s Immunization Coalition Swine flu. H1N1. Scary stuff right? I don’t know about you, but I’m seeing a lot of information about H1N1, sometimes called swine flu, every day – on TV, on the internet, in the newspaper. Moms have lots of questions about […]

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When opportunity knocks and you don't answer

In January of 2003 I took a crash course on bi-polar disorder in children. In a weekly email, our adoption agency told us and other waiting families about a situation. Normally it doesn’t happen this way. Normally, a couple waiting to adopt eagerly awaits The Call announcing they’d been chosen to parent a newborn. But […]

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Children's Hospital Free Parenting Seminar Schedule

Two years ago, my husband and I were in the throes woes of potty training our potty-training-challenged daughter. We had tried everything and were at the end of our ropes. That is when we heard about the Children’s Hospital’s free parenting seminars that include everything from toddler to the teen-age years. Please note the 2009 […]

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Colorado kids in flu trial

A group of Colorado children will be among the first in the world to test a swine-flu vaccine as part of a global effort to mass produce an immunization by mid-October. A Denver physician is beginning a clinical trial this week for Novartis, one of several drug manufacturers racing to make a vaccine for the […]

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