March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Despite vast improvements in our knowledge over the past four decades, colorectal cancer is still the second leading cause of death from cancer. Colorectal cancer affects all racial groups and is most common after the fifth decade of life. Every year, close to 150,000 Americans are diagnosed with colorectal cancer and more than 55,000 individuals die from the disease. When caught early, this type of cancer can be cured with surgery however it can be prevented in most individuals over.Read more
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I like to make it SUPER easy to hit the gym at any time, which helps eliminate any excuses NOT to go. I always have a pair of sneakers and a workout outfit in my trunk at all times. Since I like to play tennis I keep my racquet and a few tennis balls back there too. Convenience is so important when you are trying to stick to a routine and be consistent!!!! Infographics provided.Read more
February of each year, we celebrate American Heart Month. The first heart month occurred in Feb of 1964 after it was proclaimed by President Lyndon B Johnson. Since then, Congress has regulated the President of the United States to make an annual proclamation designating February of each year as American Heart Month. Despite all the advances in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease, this organ still is the number one cause of death worldwide. In the US alone the numbers are staggering:Read more
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Now that summer is in full swing, the dry heat in Colorado can be overbearing at times. We are always reminded about the risks of dehydration and heat stroke when doing outside activities. One of the best ways to keep hydrated during the hot summer months is to drink plenty of water. However, many people are still unclear as to how much water to drink. The following points will help you determine what’s best for you:Read more
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The fourth of July is all about family, friends, and food. This is one holiday where people indulge themselves with lots of food, alcohol and, yes, even more food. And unfortunately in the majority of cases, after the celebration is over, many people regret how much food consumed in such a short period of time. In other words, this is one day of the year when everyone's dietary plans go out the window. But the good news is that you can still have a lot.Read more