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Gluten-sensitivity is mostly self-diagnosed, not medically proven

October 19, 2017 — Sponsored Content Those who think they're intolerant to gluten should first get tested for celiac disease Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente Just about every restaurant you dine in these days has a "GF" symbol next to the dishes that are gluten-free,

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Weight and health are not always the same thing

September 28, 2017 — Sponsored Content People of all sizes should focus on overall health, not just the number on the scale Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente In a world with increasing obesity rates and a $60 billion-a-year weight loss industry, weight and health are

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Get your nutrients from food, not dietary supplements

September 14, 2017 — Sponsored Content Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente Dietary supplements and protein shakes might be all the rage, but should Americans take extra vitamins to get the proper amount of daily nutrients? The answer is no, most Americans don't need to take

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New trends in eating offer healthier benefits than diets

August 30, 2017 — Sponsored Content A diet should be a lifestyle, not a path to a short-term goal Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente Paleo, vegan, raw, Mediterranean, Atkins, gluten-free — the list of diets and lifestyle habits to follow is dizzying. Whatever the

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As the school year approaches, so does vaccination season

August 16, 2017 — Sponsored Content Doctors say children should get all recommended vaccinations before the first day of school Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente As the school year approaches and parents think about whether to vaccinate their children, the science and medical communities

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Gain relaxation, not pounds, this vacation season

July 26, 2017 — Sponsored Content Writen By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente Remaining health-conscious while on vacation can be a challenge, but with a little discipline and diligence, a week away doesn't have to equal pounds gained. It takes daily effort in regular life to

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Summer heat turns cars into ovens

July 12, 2017 — Sponsored Content Never leave a child or pet in a car, not even for a minute Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente Temperatures around Colorado have been reaching record highs already this summer, turning cars into ovens in a matter of

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For men, preventative health is often overlooked

June 28, 2017 — Sponsored Content June is Men's Health Month, a time when health care professionals remind men that regular health check-ups are important By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente Women are told to visit a doctor for annual exams, yet men often forego a

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What you need to know about Alzheimer’s Disease

June 15, 2017 — Sponsored Content Alzheimer's Disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente Aging might be the biggest risk factor for Alzheimer's Disease, but the disease is not a normal part of aging.

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Why you shouldn’t worship the sun

May 31, 2017 — Sponsored Content Doctors warn of dangerous ultraviolet rays, especially in Colorado where high elevations provide less protection from the earth's atmosphere Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente Physicians are serious about sun protection, especially in a state that sees so many

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For total health, patients must take care of mind, body and spirit

May 17, 2017 — Sponsored Content May is Mental Health Month Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente It's common for patients to see their doctors for physical checkups, but too often people avoid seeking care for their mental wellness. About 1 in 5 adults experience

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4 ways to stay safe on your summer vacation

April 26, 2017 — Sponsored Content Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente Lounging around a resort with all-inclusive food and drinks, sleeping in on a Tuesday, forgetting life's daily stresses — these are just a few of the perks enjoyed on a summer vacation. As

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Doctors paying more attention to excessive alcohol use among patients

April 19, 2017 — Sponsored Content Heavy drinking is a widespread problem in the U.S., doctors say Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente About 38 million adults in the U.S. are drinking too much alcohol, yet most people don't talk to their doctors about alcohol

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Smoking’s deadly risks

March 28, 2017 — Sponsored Content Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S. Written By Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente It's no secret that smoking is bad for your health, but did you know that smoking kills more people annually than car

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Colon Cancer Awareness: Do you know your risk?

March 15, 2017 — Sponsored Content Colon Cancer Awareness: Are you at risk? Written by Lauren Glendenning Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente People in the early stages of colon cancer often experience no symptoms, making awareness about certain risk factors all the more important for early detection. March

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Tips for reviving your New Year’s resolution goals

February 28, 2017 — Sponsored By Lauren Glendenning, Sponsored by Kaiser Permanente It's never too late to get back on track. Anyone who has made New Year's resolutions knows the struggle to stick to them is real. About 80 percent of health- and- fitness-related New Year's resolutions fail by mid-February,

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Listen to your heart, lower your risk

February 14, 2017 — Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S Sponsored Content Written by By Lauren Glendenning, Brought to you by Kaiser Permanente Heart-shaped chocolates and romantic gestures on Valentine's Day might prevent heartbreak, but physical activity and a healthy diet are two of the

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Frostbite 101: How to protect your extremities this winter

February 1, 2017 — Sponsored Content By Katie Coakley Sponsored by Kaiser Permanente EDWARDS — It's the coldest time of year in Colorado. Though some days are deceptively sunny, the risk of cold-related ailments is at its highest. Frostbite is one of the most prevalent cold-related injuries, especially for

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New year, new resolutions: How to stay healthy in the new year

January 17, 2017 — Sponsored Content By Katie Coakley Sponsored by Kaiser Permanente A new year brings new resolve: to make healthier choices, to lose weight, to get in shape. More than 40 percent of Americans make new year's resolutions each year: 21.4 percent of people listed "lose weight/healthier

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Type 2 diabetes: It’s not a necessary diagnosis

December 14, 2016 — Sponsored Content Written by Katie Coakley Sponsored by Kaiser Permanente The following words are not something you want to hear from your doctor: "You have Type 2 diabetes." It's an unnerving diagnosis, one that is often dreaded and frequently misunderstood. But this doesn't have to

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