Cardiology/Vascular/Heart Health

cholesterol screening

Not Your Mother’s Cholesterol Screening

by Joelle Klein

Everything you need to know about cholesterol, now

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Sofia Montoya, Colorado

Born To Be A National Spokeswoman

by Joelle Klein | photo Jeff Burak

Colorado’s Sofia Montoya talks surgery, overcoming obstacles and adulthood

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Foods You’re Not Eating—But Should

7 Foods You’re Not Eating—But Should

by Meghan Rabbitt

Let’s face it: Most of us race through the grocery store, checking foods off our go-to lists to make our go-to meals. Even when we have more time — say, we’re strolling around the farmer’s market — it’s not likely we’ll pick up a fruit or veggie we’ve never eaten or cooked before.

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Brain and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms


by Sarah Protzman Howlett

What You Need to Know About Brain and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

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Cardio King

by Morgan Tilton

Get the skinny on high-intensity v. steady-state cardio workouts

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Too much caffeine

Are you overcaffeinating?

by Andrea Juarez

Your caffeine habit — whether it’s coffee, tea, soda or energy drinks— may taste good and may even give you that much-needed boost for mental focus and performance. But too much caffeine is not good for your health. And not all caffeine is equal.

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Merlinda Lucas, American Furniture Warehouse

Patient becomes first at Sky Ridge to undergo PFO-closure procedure

by Debra Melani | Photos by John Menchaca

After their patient was stabilized and recovering from a stroke, doctors at Sky Ridge Medical Center delved deeper, seeking to answer the question: Why?

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Colorado Women Cancer Resource, Group Support

Women and Heart Attacks

by Andrea Juarez

For women, symptoms can be more than chest pain

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Darcy Piceu, Frank Shorter, Clare Gallagher

Run for Decades

by Morgan Tilton

Three professional runners share advice on training, motivation and minimizing injuries

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Sky Ridge’s New Hybrid Operating Room Enables State-of-the-Art Patient Care

by Jeannette Moninger

In Fall of 2017, Sky Ridge Medical Center became the first hospital in southeast Denver to open a hybrid operating room (OR) at a cost of $4 million. Here, Dr. Colleen Hupp, a vascular surgeon with Colorado Cardiovascular Surgical Associates (CCVSA) at Sky Ridge, shares how this surgical...

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