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  • Your Healthy Family: Surviving HPV throat cancer

    Your Healthy Family: Surviving HPV throat cancer

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 1:23 PM EDT2017-04-25 17:23:04 GMT
    "Treatment was a drag.  It was really hard and I was lucky, and it was really hard.  I didn't have chemo, but I did have six weeks of radiation therapy."Treatment was a drag. It was really hard and I was lucky, and it was really hard. I didn't have chemo, but I did have six weeks of radiation therapy.

    Joe foster is a Colorado Springs resident, and a survivor of oral cancer.  Joe recalls, ”I  developed a lump on the side of my neck, similar to what you might have when you get a cold. 

    Joe foster is a Colorado Springs resident, and a survivor of oral cancer.  Joe recalls, ”I  developed a lump on the side of my neck, similar to what you might have when you get a cold. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Walk with a Doc starts Sunday in Colorado Springs

    Your Healthy Family: Walk with a Doc starts Sunday in Colorado Springs

    Friday, April 21 2017 2:59 PM EDT2017-04-21 18:59:44 GMT
    Dr. Larry Cohen is focused on healthy living, instead of preventing disease and wants to help you.  He's starting a program called Walk with a Doc in Colorado Springs.Dr. Larry Cohen is focused on healthy living, instead of preventing disease and wants to help you. He's starting a program called Walk with a Doc in Colorado Springs.

    Dr. Larry Cohen has a focus on healthy living, instead of preventing disease and he wants to help you.  He's starting a free program called Walk with a Doc in Colorado Springs.

    Dr. Larry Cohen has a focus on healthy living, instead of preventing disease and he wants to help you.  He's starting a free program called Walk with a Doc in Colorado Springs.

  • Your Healthy Family: Why is Dr. Larry Cohen starting Walk with a Doc in Colorado Springs?

    Your Healthy Family: Why is Dr. Larry Cohen starting Walk with a Doc in Colorado Springs?

    Friday, April 21 2017 12:28 PM EDT2017-04-21 16:28:26 GMT

    The doctor starting the program in Colorado Springs is Dr. Larry Cohen, an emergency medicine doctor at UCHealth Memorial. In the late 90's Dr. Cohen wasn’t in very good health himself.  

    The doctor starting the program in Colorado Springs is Dr. Larry Cohen, an emergency medicine doctor at UCHealth Memorial. In the late 90's Dr. Cohen wasn’t in very good health himself.  

  • Your Healthy Family: The importance of having end of life care decisions made ahead of time

    Your Healthy Family: The importance of having end of life care decisions made ahead of time

    Thursday, April 20 2017 11:06 AM EDT2017-04-20 15:06:13 GMT
    Wednesday April 19th is National Health Care Decision Day,  focusing on the things you should do before you, or your family have to deal with death.Wednesday April 19th is National Health Care Decision Day, focusing on the things you should do before you, or your family have to deal with death.

    Wednesday April 19th is National Health Care Decision Day, It’s not so much about focusing on death, but the things you should do before you, or your family have to deal with it.   

    Wednesday April 19th is National Health Care Decision Day, It’s not so much about focusing on death, but the things you should do before you, or your family have to deal with it.   

  • Your Healthy Family: HPV and oral cancer

    Your Healthy Family: HPV and oral cancer

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:09 AM EDT2017-04-19 13:09:31 GMT
    Human Papilloma Virus is one of the concerns dentists now have as it relates to oral cancer.Human Papilloma Virus is one of the concerns dentists now have as it relates to oral cancer.

    Human Papilloma Virus is one of the concerns dentists now have as it relates to oral cancer.  Dr. Fred Guerra a dentist in Colorado Springs says many times it’s dentists that are on the front lines of diagnosing oral cancer in it’s many forms. 

    Human Papilloma Virus is one of the concerns dentists now have as it relates to oral cancer.  Dr. Fred Guerra a dentist in Colorado Springs says many times it’s dentists that are on the front lines of diagnosing oral cancer in it’s many forms. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Eat those left over Easter Eggs

    Your Healthy Family: Eat those left over Easter Eggs

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 8:53 AM EDT2017-04-18 12:53:11 GMT
    Many people remember hearing that they shouldn?t eat eggs because they contain too much cholesterol.Many people remember hearing that they shouldn?t eat eggs because they contain too much cholesterol.

    Many people remember hearing that they shouldn't eat eggs because they contain too much cholesterol. According to Kristin Kirkpatrick, RD, of Cleveland Clinic, eggs may have, unfairly, gotten a bad reputation in the past.

    Many people remember hearing that they shouldn't eat eggs because they contain too much cholesterol. According to Kristin Kirkpatrick, RD, of Cleveland Clinic, eggs may have, unfairly, gotten a bad reputation in the past.

  • Your Healthy Family: UCHealth's P-A-R-T-Y Program survivor speaker

    Your Healthy Family: UCHealth's P-A-R-T-Y Program survivor speaker

    Thursday, April 13 2017 2:52 PM EDT2017-04-13 18:52:32 GMT
    UCHealth Memorial's Party Program aims to Prevent Alcohol and Risk related Trauma in YouthUCHealth Memorial's Party Program aims to Prevent Alcohol and Risk related Trauma in Youth

    UCHealth Memorial's Party Program aims to Prevent Alcohol and Risk related Trauma in Youth.  

    UCHealth Memorial's Party Program aims to Prevent Alcohol and Risk related Trauma in Youth.  

  • Your Healthy Family: UCHealth's P-A-R-T-Y program

    Your Healthy Family: UCHealth's P-A-R-T-Y program

    Thursday, April 13 2017 11:16 AM EDT2017-04-13 15:16:15 GMT
    P-A-R-T-Y stands for, Prevent Alcohol and Risk related Trauma in Youth.  It's a high school program, it's evidence based, and it’s something that works for high school students.P-A-R-T-Y stands for, Prevent Alcohol and Risk related Trauma in Youth. It's a high school program, it's evidence based, and it’s something that works for high school students.

    P-A-R-T-Y stands for, Prevent Alcohol and Risk related Trauma in Youth.  It's a high school program, it's evidence based, and it’s something that works for high school students.

    P-A-R-T-Y stands for, Prevent Alcohol and Risk related Trauma in Youth.  It's a high school program, it's evidence based, and it’s something that works for high school students.

  • Your Healthy Family: Oral cancer awareness and free screenings

    Your Healthy Family: Oral cancer awareness and free screenings

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 11:08 AM EDT2017-04-12 15:08:21 GMT
    Dr. Fred Guerra in Colorado Springs says his office screens every patient they see for oral cancer.Dr. Fred Guerra in Colorado Springs says his office screens every patient they see for oral cancer.

    April is oral cancer awareness month.  Dr. Fred Guerra in Colorado Springs says his office screens every patient they see for oral cancer.  In the United States about 50,000 people a year are diagnosed with oral cancer, and half of those people will die within 5 years. Dr. Guerra points out that oral cancer doesn't just strike people who smoke or drink.  “Everyone is aware of alcohol or tobacco those are two primary causes of oral cancer.  The reason we scre...

    April is oral cancer awareness month.  Dr. Fred Guerra in Colorado Springs says his office screens every patient they see for oral cancer.  In the United States about 50,000 people a year are diagnosed with oral cancer, and half of those people will die within 5 years. Dr. Guerra points out that oral cancer doesn't just strike people who smoke or drink.  “Everyone is aware of alcohol or tobacco those are two primary causes of oral cancer.  The reason we scre...

  • Your Healthy Family: Cry it out method will not harm infants

    Your Healthy Family: Cry it out method will not harm infants

    Tuesday, April 11 2017 7:53 AM EDT2017-04-11 11:53:16 GMT
    One of the biggest challenges and dilemmas new parents can face is teaching a child healthy sleep habits.One of the biggest challenges and dilemmas new parents can face is teaching a child healthy sleep habits.

    One of the biggest challenges and dilemmas new parents can face is teaching a child healthy sleep habits. 

    One of the biggest challenges and dilemmas new parents can face is teaching a child healthy sleep habits. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Mona Lisa Touch laser helps women with menopause symptoms

    Your Healthy Family: Mona Lisa Touch laser helps women with menopause symptoms

    The Mona Lisa Touch is a laser procedure for primarily menopausal women, that can help with a variety of issues.The Mona Lisa Touch is a laser procedure for primarily menopausal women, that can help with a variety of issues.

    The Mona Lisa Touch is a laser procedure for primarily menopausal women, that can help with a variety of issues.

    The Mona Lisa Touch is a laser procedure for primarily menopausal women, that can help with a variety of issues.

  • Your Healthy Family: Importance of colon cancer screening

    Your Healthy Family: Importance of colon cancer screening

    Dr. Robert Hoyer, Oncology Medical Director at UCHealth Memorial says when it comes to preventing colon cancer, screening is key.  

    Dr. Robert Hoyer, Oncology Medical Director at UCHealth Memorial says when it comes to preventing colon cancer, screening is key.  

  • Your Healthy Family: Colon cancer is highly preventable

    Your Healthy Family: Colon cancer is highly preventable

    Colon cancer is one of the most deadly forms of cancer for men and women combined.  Dr. Robert Hoyer, Oncology Medical Director at UCHealth Memorial also says it’s very treatable if it's caught early.Colon cancer is one of the most deadly forms of cancer for men and women combined. Dr. Robert Hoyer, Oncology Medical Director at UCHealth Memorial also says it’s very treatable if it's caught early.

    Colon cancer is one of the most deadly forms of cancer for men and women combined.  Dr. Robert Hoyer, Oncology Medical Director at UCHealth Memorial also says it’s very treatable if it's caught early.  

    Colon cancer is one of the most deadly forms of cancer for men and women combined.  Dr. Robert Hoyer, Oncology Medical Director at UCHealth Memorial also says it’s very treatable if it's caught early.  

  • Your Healthy Family: Acne study could lead to new treatment

    Your Healthy Family: Acne study could lead to new treatment

    Monday, April 10 2017 11:37 AM EDT2017-04-10 15:37:28 GMT

    There's a new study out that suggests greasy foods like pizza are not the main cause behind breaking out. 

    There's a new study out that suggests greasy foods like pizza are not the main cause behind breaking out. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Spring snow safety reminders

    Your Healthy Family: Spring snow safety reminders

    Dr. Tullberg says falls and injuries can often be avoided by being prepared ahead of time.Dr. Tullberg says falls and injuries can often be avoided by being prepared ahead of time.

    With the strong chance of snow for many of us this weekend Dr. Ian Tullberg, Urgent Care Medical Director with UCHealth Memorial is reminding us to be safe if you get out in the snow,  because a fall can mean trouble.

    With the strong chance of snow for many of us this weekend Dr. Ian Tullberg, Urgent Care Medical Director with UCHealth Memorial is reminding us to be safe if you get out in the snow,  because a fall can mean trouble.

  • Your Healthy Family: Spring clean your medicine cabinet

    Your Healthy Family: Spring clean your medicine cabinet

    Medications can begin to break down and become less effective or even become toxic after their expiration dates.Medications can begin to break down and become less effective or even become toxic after their expiration dates.

    If you're planning to do some spring cleaning, make sure your medicine cabinet is on your to do list.  Medications can begin to break down and become less effective or even become toxic after their expiration dates. 

    If you're planning to do some spring cleaning, make sure your medicine cabinet is on your to do list.  Medications can begin to break down and become less effective or even become toxic after their expiration dates. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Endovascular coiling aneurysms

    Your Healthy Family: Endovascular coiling aneurysms

    Endovascular coiling is far less invasive when it comes to treating aneurysms.Endovascular coiling is far less invasive when it comes to treating aneurysms.

    March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, and we're talking about a procedure that's newer to UCHealth Memorial.  It’s called endovascular coiling and if you are suffering from an aneurysm and if the circumstances are right, coiling is far less invasive when it comes to treating aneurysms. 

    March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, and we're talking about a procedure that's newer to UCHealth Memorial.  It’s called endovascular coiling and if you are suffering from an aneurysm and if the circumstances are right, coiling is far less invasive when it comes to treating aneurysms. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Challenges of central sleep apnea at altitude

    Your Healthy Family: Challenges of central sleep apnea at altitude

    Sleep doctors and snoring specialists say they see a higher rate of central apnea at higher altitudes like here in Colorado.Sleep doctors and snoring specialists say they see a higher rate of central apnea at higher altitudes like here in Colorado.

    Sleep doctors and snoring specialists say they see a higher rate of central apnea at higher altitudes like here in Colorado. 

    Sleep doctors and snoring specialists say they see a higher rate of central apnea at higher altitudes like here in Colorado. 

  • Your Healthy Family: The difference between obstructive and central sleep apnea

    Your Healthy Family: The difference between obstructive and central sleep apnea

    Living at altitude like we do in Colorado can be a factor for some people who deal with sleep apnea.Living at altitude like we do in Colorado can be a factor for some people who deal with sleep apnea.

    Living at altitude like we do in Colorado can be a factor for some people who deal with sleep apnea. 

    Living at altitude like we do in Colorado can be a factor for some people who deal with sleep apnea. 

  • Your Healthy Family: New study says obesity increases chances of death

    Your Healthy Family: New study says obesity increases chances of death

    Thursday, April 6 2017 1:00 PM EDT2017-04-06 17:00:39 GMT
    It’s well established that it’s important to be at or close to your ideal body weight when it comes to overall health.It’s well established that it’s important to be at or close to your ideal body weight when it comes to overall health.

    It’s well established that it’s important to be at or close to your ideal body weight when it comes to overall health.  Now the results of a new study say, being overweight at any point as an adult can increase the risk of early death.  

    It’s well established that it’s important to be at or close to your ideal body weight when it comes to overall health.  Now the results of a new study say, being overweight at any point as an adult can increase the risk of early death.  

  • Your Healthy Family: 5Pet Check coming soon

    Your Healthy Family: 5Pet Check coming soon

    Thursday, March 30 2017 7:48 AM EDT2017-03-30 11:48:10 GMT
    Our annual 5Pet Check is coming up soon.  In conjunction with Colorado Veterinary Medical Association we want to you help keep your pets healthyOur annual 5Pet Check is coming up soon. In conjunction with Colorado Veterinary Medical Association we want to you help keep your pets healthy

    Our annual 5Pet Check is coming up soon.  In conjunction with Colorado Veterinary Medical Association we want to you help keep your pets healthy, even if you don't think you can afford it.  

    Our annual 5Pet Check is coming up soon.  In conjunction with Colorado Veterinary Medical Association we want to you help keep your pets healthy, even if you don't think you can afford it.  

  • Your Healthy Family: Where to Begin Treating Back Pain

    Your Healthy Family: Where to Begin Treating Back Pain

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 8:12 AM EDT2017-03-29 12:12:03 GMT
    Lower back pain is a common complaint among adults. People often want a quick fix, but pills aren’t always the answer.Lower back pain is a common complaint among adults. People often want a quick fix, but pills aren’t always the answer.

    Lower back pain is a common complaint among adults. People often want a quick fix, but pills aren’t always the answer.

    Lower back pain is a common complaint among adults. People often want a quick fix, but pills aren’t always the answer.

  • Your Healthy Family: Foam roller can help relieve back pain

    Your Healthy Family: Foam roller can help relieve back pain

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-03-28 13:28:07 GMT
    A foam roller could be the answer to relieving your pain.A foam roller could be the answer to relieving your pain.

    If you suffer from lower back pain, have you thought about purchasing a foam roller?  It could be the answer to relieving your pain.  

    If you suffer from lower back pain, have you thought about purchasing a foam roller?  It could be the answer to relieving your pain.  

  • Your Healthy Family: Remember sunscreen in the spring too

    Your Healthy Family: Remember sunscreen in the spring too

    Thursday, March 23 2017 8:33 AM EDT2017-03-23 12:33:02 GMT

    When the weather finally breaks and it’s warm enough to take a nice long walk outside, the sun can feel good on our skin.

    When the weather finally breaks and it’s warm enough to take a nice long walk outside, the sun can feel good on our skin.

  • Your Healthy Family: Benefits of weighing your portions for a week

    Your Healthy Family: Benefits of weighing your portions for a week

    What can you get out of weighing your food portions?What can you get out of weighing your food portions?

    Weighing and measuring food at every meal can become a real hassle for most of us as a lifestyle, but weighing and measuring food portions, even for just a couple of weeks can have many benefits.

    Weighing and measuring food at every meal can become a real hassle for most of us as a lifestyle, but weighing and measuring food portions, even for just a couple of weeks can have many benefits.

  • Your Healthy Family: Warning signs of asthma and treatment options

    Your Healthy Family: Warning signs of asthma and treatment options

    With our early spring like warm temperatures triggering early spring allergies for many, they can also trigger asthma in adults and kids.With our early spring like warm temperatures triggering early spring allergies for many, they can also trigger asthma in adults and kids.

    With our early spring like warm temperatures triggering early spring allergies for many, they can also trigger asthma in adults and kids.  It can be a real mystery if you’re new to the area, or if your child is just coming into their allergies or asthma as they grow.

    With our early spring like warm temperatures triggering early spring allergies for many, they can also trigger asthma in adults and kids.  It can be a real mystery if you’re new to the area, or if your child is just coming into their allergies or asthma as they grow.

  • Your Healthy Family: DNA testing brings knowledge to weight loss battle

    Your Healthy Family: DNA testing brings knowledge to weight loss battle

    As an I-T professional, a scientific approach to why he craves certain foods, made sense to Joe.As an I-T professional, a scientific approach to why he craves certain foods, made sense to Joe.

    As an I-T professional, a scientific approach to why he craves certain foods, made sense to Joe.  

    As an I-T professional, a scientific approach to why he craves certain foods, made sense to Joe.  

  • Your Healthy Family: Joe Finlay's weight loss battle

    Your Healthy Family: Joe Finlay's weight loss battle

    At Metabolic Research Center in Colorado Springs Joe says he found the structure and support he needed to begin making progress losing weight and getting control of his life.At Metabolic Research Center in Colorado Springs Joe says he found the structure and support he needed to begin making progress losing weight and getting control of his life.

    Now that we are into March, how are you doing on your new year’s resolution to lose weight?  If you have fallen off the wagon and need some inspiration perhaps Joe Finlay’s weight loss journey can help you.   

    Now that we are into March, how are you doing on your new year’s resolution to lose weight?  If you have fallen off the wagon and need some inspiration perhaps Joe Finlay’s weight loss journey can help you.   

  • Your Healthy Family: Dealing with time change

    Your Healthy Family: Dealing with time change

    Dr. Tim Rummel a Board Certified Sleep Specialist, says  people who are are more sleep sensitive can really struggle for days after the time changeDr. Tim Rummel a Board Certified Sleep Specialist, says people who are are more sleep sensitive can really struggle for days after the time change

    Daylight saving time begins this Sunday morning at 2am when the clock moves forward an hour and we lose an hour of sleep!  If you are lucky you won't feel much from the effects of the time change.  

    Dr. Tim Rummel a Board Certified Sleep Specialist here in the Colorado Springs with Pulmonary Associates, and the UCHealth Memorial Sleep Lab, says  people who are are more sleep sensitive can really struggle for days after the time change

  • Your Healthy Family: TAVR new option to open heart surgery

    Your Healthy Family: TAVR new option to open heart surgery

    Now there is a new less invasive option available in Southern Colorado to replace a defective heart valve.Now there is a new less invasive option available in Southern Colorado to replace a defective heart valve.

    Aortic stenosis is one of the most under diagnosed deadly diseases in the United States, and open heart surgery is still the gold standard, but now there is a new less invasive option in some cases that is available in Southern Colorado. 

    Aortic stenosis is one of the most under diagnosed deadly diseases in the United States, and open heart surgery is still the gold standard, but now there is a new less invasive option in some cases that is available in Southern Colorado. 

  • Your Healthy Family: What is aortic stenosis?

    Your Healthy Family: What is aortic stenosis?

    One reason aortic stenosis may go untreated, is that those subtle symptoms can be things many people simply believe are a part of aging.One reason aortic stenosis may go untreated, is that those subtle symptoms can be things many people simply believe are a part of aging.

    Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Peter Walinsky with UCHealth Memorial says he is on a mission, to inform more people about what he calls one of the most under diagnosed deadly diseases in the United States, aortic stenosis.  

    Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Peter Walinsky with UCHealth Memorial says he is on a mission, to inform more people about what he calls one of the most under diagnosed deadly diseases in the United States, aortic stenosis.  

  • Your Healthy Family: Marty Gordon plays on despite massive stroke

    Your Healthy Family: Marty Gordon plays on despite massive stroke

    A stroke can be a devastating even deadly health emergency.A stroke can be a devastating even deadly health emergency.

    A stroke can be a devastating even deadly health emergency.  In order to have a positive outcome everything needs to go right.  

    A stroke can be a devastating even deadly health emergency.  In order to have a positive outcome everything needs to go right.  

  • Your Healthy Family: Heart CT scan part 2, my results and their meaning

    Your Healthy Family: Heart CT scan part 2, my results and their meaning

    What does a calcium score mean, and what was mine?What does a calcium score mean, and what was mine?

    One of results of the scan is a calcium score based on the amount of calcium in the heart that may show up on the scan.  What does a calcium score mean, and what was mine?

    One of results of the scan is a calcium score based on the amount of calcium in the heart that may show up on the scan.  What does a calcium score mean, and what was mine?

  • Your Healthy Family: What is a heart CT scan?

    Your Healthy Family: What is a heart CT scan?

    Do you know what a heart CT scan is?Do you know what a heart CT scan is?

    Have you heard of a heart CT scan?  

    Have you heard of a heart CT scan?  

  • Your Healthy Family: UCHealth Memorial's new hybrid O.R.

    Your Healthy Family: UCHealth Memorial's new hybrid O.R.

    News5 got our first look inside the brand new state of the hybrid operating room at UCHealth Memorial central.News5 got our first look inside the brand new state of the hybrid operating room at UCHealth Memorial central.

    News5 got our first look inside the brand new state of the hybrid operating room at UCHealth Memorial central.  

    News5 got our first look inside the brand new state of the hybrid operating room at UCHealth Memorial central.  

  • Your Healthy Family: Don't judge your habits too quickly

    Your Healthy Family: Don't judge your habits too quickly

    Dr. Karl Kuzis explains why it’s important that once we learn our patterns, it's important to not judge them too quickly.Dr. Karl Kuzis explains why it’s important that once we learn our patterns, it's important to not judge them too quickly.

    Dr. Karl Kuzis explains why it’s important that once we learn our patterns, it's important to not judge them too quickly.

    Dr. Karl Kuzis explains why it’s important that once we learn our patterns, it's important to not judge them too quickly.

  • Your Healthy Family: Early Spring Can Bring Early Allergies

    Your Healthy Family: Early Spring Can Bring Early Allergies

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 6:51 AM EST2017-03-08 11:51:10 GMT
    Early Spring Can Bring Early AllergiesEarly Spring Can Bring Early Allergies

    One of the best parts of the beginning of spring is being able to open the windows and let the fresh air in.  

    One of the best parts of the beginning of spring is being able to open the windows and let the fresh air in.  

  • Your Healthy Family: Helping Children Through Divorce

    Your Healthy Family: Helping Children Through Divorce

    Thursday, March 2 2017 11:05 AM EST2017-03-02 16:05:14 GMT
    Divorce and separation can impact children of all ages.Divorce and separation can impact children of all ages.

    A recent Report issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics addresses the ways in which a child’s pediatrician can help children through difficult transitions. 

    A recent Report issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics addresses the ways in which a child’s pediatrician can help children through difficult transitions. 

  • Your Healthy Family: 22 year old loses nearly 200 lbs, hopes to inspire others

    Your Healthy Family: 22 year old loses nearly 200 lbs, hopes to inspire others

    Thursday, March 2 2017 7:36 AM EST2017-03-02 12:36:02 GMT
    A 22 yr old Texas man documented his weight loss journey and posted it on social media.  After just 3 days it went viral.A 22 yr old Texas man documented his weight loss journey and posted it on social media. After just 3 days it went viral.

    February is National  Heart month and fighting obesity and being at your ideal weight is a big key to heart health. A 22-year-old Texas man has lost almost 200 pounds to arrive at his ideal body weight, and he is hoping his weight loss journey can help inspire others. 

    February is National  Heart month and fighting obesity and being at your ideal weight is a big key to heart health. A 22-year-old Texas man has lost almost 200 pounds to arrive at his ideal body weight, and he is hoping his weight loss journey can help inspire others. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Entire community must work together in fight against youth suicide

    Your Healthy Family: Entire community must work together in fight against youth suicide

    Wednesday, March 1 2017 8:26 AM EST2017-03-01 13:26:16 GMT
    young people are the most susceptible to suicide contagion and the response must include more than just the schools.young people are the most susceptible to suicide contagion and the response must include more than just the schools.

    Young people are the most susceptible to suicide contagion and the response must include more than just the schools.

    Young people are the most susceptible to suicide contagion and the response must include more than just the schools.

  • Your Healthy Family: Mental illness and teen suicide

    Your Healthy Family: Mental illness and teen suicide

    Monday, February 27 2017 7:13 PM EST2017-02-28 00:13:55 GMT

    In the wake of more tragedies and more teen suicides in Academy School District 20, and in Pueblo since the first of the year, we here at News5 are are continuing our commitment to keep the conversation going on this difficult topic.

    In the wake of more tragedies and more teen suicides in Academy School District 20, and in Pueblo since the first of the year, we here at News5 are are continuing our commitment to keep the conversation going on this difficult topic.

  • Your Healthy Family: What's most important? Exercise, eating healthy food, or understanding the why?

    Your Healthy Family: What's most important? Exercise, eating healthy food, or understanding the why?

    Staying at a healthy weight and avoiding obesity ties right into National Heart month.Staying at a healthy weight and avoiding obesity ties right into National Heart month.

    Staying at a healthy weight and avoiding obesity ties right into National Heart month. 

    Staying at a healthy weight and avoiding obesity ties right into National Heart month. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Sleep apnea and heart health

    Your Healthy Family: Sleep apnea and heart health

    If sleep apnea goes untreated, it can have serious implications for your heart.If sleep apnea goes untreated, it can have serious implications for your heart.

    Snoring can make for a bad night's sleep for you, and your partner.  It can also be a signal that you may have sleep apnea.  If sleep apnea goes untreated, it can have serious implications for your heart. 

    Snoring can make for a bad night's sleep for you, and your partner.  It can also be a signal that you may have sleep apnea.  If sleep apnea goes untreated, it can have serious implications for your heart. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Staying off the weight loss Roller Coaster

    Your Healthy Family: Staying off the weight loss Roller Coaster

    It can be hard keeping off the weight loss roller coasterIt can be hard keeping off the weight loss roller coaster

    Now that January is in the books if you lost weight in the last month because of a new year's resolution, keeping it off can often become a problem. 

    Now that January is in the books if you lost weight in the last month because of a new year's resolution, keeping it off can often become a problem. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Protecting the elderly during flu season

    Your Healthy Family: Protecting the elderly during flu season

    Cold and flu season can be a miserable time for anyone who happens to get sick, but for the elderly, what starts as a cold or flu can sometimes easily escalate into something more serious.Cold and flu season can be a miserable time for anyone who happens to get sick, but for the elderly, what starts as a cold or flu can sometimes easily escalate into something more serious.

    Cold and flu season can be a miserable time for anyone who happens to get sick, but for the elderly, what starts as a cold or flu can sometimes easily escalate into something more serious. According to Ronan Factora, M.D., of Cleveland Clinic, when seniors get sick, staying hydrated  is of the utmost importance.   “Early on, if you have any sort of infection, viral or influenza, the biggest problem is really not drinking and eating enough,” said Dr. Factor...

    Cold and flu season can be a miserable time for anyone who happens to get sick, but for the elderly, what starts as a cold or flu can sometimes easily escalate into something more serious. According to Ronan Factora, M.D., of Cleveland Clinic, when seniors get sick, staying hydrated  is of the utmost importance.   “Early on, if you have any sort of infection, viral or influenza, the biggest problem is really not drinking and eating enough,” said Dr. Factor...

  • Your Healthy Family: Why Socrates' advice applies to healthy eating

    Your Healthy Family: Why Socrates' advice applies to healthy eating

    Dr. Karl Kuzis with UCHealth Memorial explains how writing down everything you eat can help you discover unhealthy eating habits you're not aware of.Dr. Karl Kuzis with UCHealth Memorial explains how writing down everything you eat can help you discover unhealthy eating habits you're not aware of.

    Dr. Karl Kuzis with UCHealth Memorial feels that when it comes to eating healthy, Socrates was on the money when he said "know thyself".  

    Dr. Karl Kuzis with UCHealth Memorial feels that when it comes to eating healthy, Socrates was on the money when he said "know thyself".  

  • Your Healthy Family: New peanut introduction guidelines

    Your Healthy Family: New peanut introduction guidelines

    Dr. Meaghan Misiasz is an Allergist and Immunologist at UCHealth Memorial and is very excited about the new guidelines regarding when to introduce peanut to infants in an effort to reduce the chance of them developing a severe peanut allergy.  The new guidelines are nearly a complete reversal of the old guidelines.  

    Dr. Meaghan Misiasz is an Allergist and Immunologist at UCHealth Memorial and is very excited about the new guidelines regarding when to introduce peanut to infants in an effort to reduce the chance of them developing a severe peanut allergy.  The new guidelines are nearly a complete reversal of the old guidelines.  

  • Your Healthy Family: Why being at your ideal weight is important

    Your Healthy Family: Why being at your ideal weight is important

    As we continue through January, how are your resolutions coming to lose weight and be more healthy?  If you are struggling to keep on track in those efforts, Dr. Karl Kuzis with UCHealth Memorial has a few reminders of why keeping around your ideal weight is so important in terms of living a healthy and long life. Dr. Kuzis says, “Being a data oriented nerd I have to go back to the statistics and say what kills people? We in the United States are really paranoid about canc...

    As we continue through January, how are your resolutions coming to lose weight and be more healthy?  If you are struggling to keep on track in those efforts, Dr. Karl Kuzis with UCHealth Memorial has a few reminders of why keeping around your ideal weight is so important in terms of living a healthy and long life. Dr. Kuzis says, “Being a data oriented nerd I have to go back to the statistics and say what kills people? We in the United States are really paranoid about canc...

  • Your Healthy Family: Subtle signs of heart attack

    Your Healthy Family: Subtle signs of heart attack

    Now that it’s winter time in Colorado, Dr. Ian Tullberg, Urgent Care Medical Director with UCHealth Memorial has a few reminders about the subtle signs of heart attack that can strike when you're out shoveling that snow. These are good signs to be aware of anytime of year when you're doing something strenuous, especially if your not generally physically active.  

    Now that it’s winter time in Colorado, Dr. Ian Tullberg, Urgent Care Medical Director with UCHealth Memorial has a few reminders about the subtle signs of heart attack that can strike when you're out shoveling that snow. These are good signs to be aware of anytime of year when you're doing something strenuous, especially if your not generally physically active.  

  • Your Healthy Family: Is that ringing in your ears Tinnitus?

    Your Healthy Family: Is that ringing in your ears Tinnitus?

    It's the time of year when it can be normal to hear bells ringing in the air, but it's usually not a good thing when you hear a ringing in your ear, that’s not really there. 

    It's the time of year when it can be normal to hear bells ringing in the air, but it's usually not a good thing when you hear a ringing in your ear, that’s not really there. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Avoiding injuries on the slopes

    Your Healthy Family: Avoiding injuries on the slopes

    When it comes to Reducing injuries and staying safe on the slopes Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Paul Rahill says many of the skiing and snowboarding injuries he sees that often lead to surgery can be avoided with a little preparation, that begins with making sure your skiing muscles are in good shape.  

    When it comes to Reducing injuries and staying safe on the slopes Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Paul Rahill says many of the skiing and snowboarding injuries he sees that often lead to surgery can be avoided with a little preparation, that begins with making sure your skiing muscles are in good shape.  

  • Your Healthy Family: Avoiding falls on snow and ice

    Your Healthy Family: Avoiding falls on snow and ice

    With the first good snow falls already in the books it's a good time to talk about the most common injury Dr. Ian Tullberg sees at the UCHealth Urgent Care through the winter, and they are related to falls on snow and ice that are especially hard one one part of the body. Dr. Ian Tullberg says, “One of the biggest things is tailbone injuries you slip you fall you can't catch yourself you fall right on the butt, they usually don't result in a problem.  

    With the first good snow falls already in the books it's a good time to talk about the most common injury Dr. Ian Tullberg sees at the UCHealth Urgent Care through the winter, and they are related to falls on snow and ice that are especially hard one one part of the body. Dr. Ian Tullberg says, “One of the biggest things is tailbone injuries you slip you fall you can't catch yourself you fall right on the butt, they usually don't result in a problem.  

  • Your Healthy Family: Staying focused on simple things can reduce holiday injuries

    Your Healthy Family: Staying focused on simple things can reduce holiday injuries

    The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year and most accidents tend to happen when we take our eye off the ball. According to Seth Podolsky, M.D., an emergency department physician at Cleveland Clinic, staying safe during the holidays often comes down to avoiding distractions. 

    The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year and most accidents tend to happen when we take our eye off the ball. According to Seth Podolsky, M.D., an emergency department physician at Cleveland Clinic, staying safe during the holidays often comes down to avoiding distractions. 

  • Your Healthy Family: UCHealth Memorial coat and blessing bag holiday drives

    Your Healthy Family: UCHealth Memorial coat and blessing bag holiday drives

    If you are looking for a way you can help others in need this holiday season, UCHealth Memorial Hospital has a couple of drives currently going for their employees, that you are welcome to join in on.  Deb Stover works in the Emergency Department, and Tara Gray works in the Intensive Care Unit.  Both departments have squared off in a friendly coat drive that ends Wednesday December 14th. 

    If you are looking for a way you can help others in need this holiday season, UCHealth Memorial Hospital has a couple of drives currently going for their employees, that you are welcome to join in on.  Deb Stover works in the Emergency Department, and Tara Gray works in the Intensive Care Unit.  Both departments have squared off in a friendly coat drive that ends Wednesday December 14th. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Happy Hats for chemo patients

    Your Healthy Family: Happy Hats for chemo patients

    At 80 years young, Rita Whitlock finds plenty of ways to keep herself busy.  Rita has lived in Colorado Springs for 42 years and has always been active in the community.  She was a Silver Key volunteer at UCHealth Memorial for many years and is always looking for ways to serve her neighbors, friends and family.  She lost her husband 2 years ago and remains very active. Rita bowls once a week, gardens in the summer months and these days she crochets hats for chemotherap...

    At 80 years young, Rita Whitlock finds plenty of ways to keep herself busy.  Rita has lived in Colorado Springs for 42 years and has always been active in the community.  She was a Silver Key volunteer at UCHealth Memorial for many years and is always looking for ways to serve her neighbors, friends and family.  She lost her husband 2 years ago and remains very active. Rita bowls once a week, gardens in the summer months and these days she crochets hats for chemotherap...

  • Your Healthy Family: Flu season off to slow start in CO

    Your Healthy Family: Flu season off to slow start in CO

    We have some good news and some bad news about the flu season in Colorado.  The good news is it's been a relatively slow flu season.  Through late November there have only been 32 people hospitalized for the flu, and only 8 of those have been in El Paso county.  The bad news according to Dr. Ian Tullberg, Urgent Care Medical Director with UCHealth Memorial is that we can't just focus on the good news. 

    We have some good news and some bad news about the flu season in Colorado.  The good news is it's been a relatively slow flu season.  Through late November there have only been 32 people hospitalized for the flu, and only 8 of those have been in El Paso county.  The bad news according to Dr. Ian Tullberg, Urgent Care Medical Director with UCHealth Memorial is that we can't just focus on the good news. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Warning signs of Frostbite

    Your Healthy Family: Warning signs of Frostbite

    While the snow hasn't arrived in the lower elevations of Colorado just yet, the cold temperatures certainly have.  Dr. Ian Tullberg is the Urgent Care Medical Director with UCHealth Memorial says that while anyone is at risk of frostbite if they leave skin exposed to cold for extended periods of time, there are groups that are most at risk. "We have a significant homeless population here in Colorado Springs, and they are at risk.  

    While the snow hasn't arrived in the lower elevations of Colorado just yet, the cold temperatures certainly have.  Dr. Ian Tullberg is the Urgent Care Medical Director with UCHealth Memorial says that while anyone is at risk of frostbite if they leave skin exposed to cold for extended periods of time, there are groups that are most at risk. "We have a significant homeless population here in Colorado Springs, and they are at risk.  

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  • Pedestrian dies of injuries suffered in crash

    Pedestrian dies of injuries suffered in crash

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    Police have not released the identity of the pedestrian, who they say did not use a crosswalk to cross the busy street. Officers only said the person was 62-year-old.

    Police have not released the identity of the pedestrian, who they say did not use a crosswalk to cross the busy street. Officers only said the person was 62-year-old.

  • Second wild rabbit tests positive for tularemia in Pueblo West

    Second wild rabbit tests positive for tularemia in Pueblo West

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 2:15 PM EDT2017-04-25 18:15:23 GMT
    A wild rabbit found in Pueblo West has tested positive for tularemiaA wild rabbit found in Pueblo West has tested positive for tularemia

    A second wild rabbit found in Pueblo West has tested positive for tularemia, according to health officials. This animal was found near Scarsboro Drive. 

    A second wild rabbit found in Pueblo West has tested positive for tularemia, according to health officials. This animal was found near Scarsboro Drive. 

  • Nordstrom selling jeans caked in fake mud

    Nordstrom selling jeans caked in fake mud

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-04-25 21:11:16 GMT

    Nordsrom's website describes the jeans as: "Heavily distressed medium-blue denim jeans in a comfortable straight-leg fit embody rugged, Americana workwear that's seen some hard-working action with a crackled, caked-on muddy coating that shows you're not afraid to get down and dirty."

    Nordsrom's website describes the jeans as: "Heavily distressed medium-blue denim jeans in a comfortable straight-leg fit embody rugged, Americana workwear that's seen some hard-working action with a crackled, caked-on muddy coating that shows you're not afraid to get down and dirty."

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