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Health

My Wish For You - Get Help, Get Stronger

About a year and a half ago I finally overcame my struggle with pregnancy-related depression and anxiety. It was a dark time for me and I feel like I missed out on a lot of my baby’s life. Now that I have stepped out of the darkness, I can see my own missed opportunities for […]

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Putting the “Care” Back Into Family Health Care

We have all had to visit urgent care or the emergency room for ourselves or a family member because our clinic is closed or we can’t get a doctor appointment when we need it. And when you do make an appointment, you frequently have to schedule well in advance, endure long wait times and very […]

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A Must-read: No Family Is Safe From This Epidemic

The last photograph of my son Jonathan was taken at the end of a new-student barbecue on the campus green at the University of Denver. It was one of those bittersweet transitional moments. We were feeling the combination of apprehension and optimism that every parent feels when dropping off a kid at college for the […]

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How to Save Money When Choosing Your Healthcare Coverage

Open enrollment is a once-a-year opportunity to pick a health benefits plan that fits your family’s needs. Your health, and the health of your family, is precious, so this is one of the most important decisions you can make each year. The majority of Americans, more than 175 million, have employer-provided coverage, according to the […]

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A Denver mom's book about bipolar disorder

Guest blogger Erin is a Denver mom of three children and recently write about a book about bipolar disorder. When I wrote All of the Rogers, it was an emotional experience for me. It wouldn’t have happened if my teenage boyfriend, Nick, hadn’t posted on social media about his struggle with mental health issues on April 20, […]

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Boulder's 'Renegade Lunch Lady' Wants To Teach Other Schools 'Scratch Cooking'...for FREE

You won’t find pre-packaged lunches in Ann Cooper’s school cafeterias. Cooper tells Colorado Matters that despite uncertainty about how the Trump administration’s policies will impact school food programs she thinks many school districts around the country are committed to serving healthier food to their students. Cooper, known as the “Renegade Lunch Lady,” is a classically trained chef and the director […]

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Shedding Light on the Darker Side of #MeToo

I love the intent behind #metoo and the fact that it shows the plain truth of just how many women have been affected by sexual harassment and sexual abuse. What I don’t love about it is that the more we focus on #metoo, the less we may think hard and clearly about the men who […]

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