Aging

TUCC Urologist Dr. Kara Choate

Meet the Urologist: Dr. Kara Choate

by Jeannette Moninger | photos by Farrah Jobling

Urology issues affect just about everyone at some point in life. Urologist Dr. Kara Choate recently joined the team at The Urology Center of Colorado (TUCC). Here, Dr. Choate shares her approach to urology care.

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Charu Signhal, Etta Epidermis, Skin screening App, Skin Cancer

Entrepreneur Designs Skin Cancer Screening App Making Skin Checks as Easy as Posting on Social Media

by Joelle Klein

If you could prevent cancer by simply going for an annual screening at your doctor’s office, you would think that most people would do it. However, skin cancer, which is one of the most common forms of cancer and one of the easiest to diagnose, causes more than two deaths every hour. According to...

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Katy Butler

Spreading the Joy of Gentle Medical Care 

by Bobbi Dempsey

Katy Butler loves a good gamble—when the stakes are small. “I love going to the track and betting $2 on horses that I know nothing about. I go down to the paddock and see what they look like. I buy a tip sheet and study who the handicappers think the favorites are. I combine reading the sheet...

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Robotics technology; this is the future, University of Denver Professor, Dr. Mohammad Mahoor and founder of DreamFace Technologies

Innovation In Dementia Care

by Noelle Melisa Videon

Socially assistive robot designed to help people living with dementia and overburdened caregivers.

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Liz Wambugu, a certified adult gerontology nurse practitioner and palliative care provider with Agape Healthcare, Greenwood Village

Palliative care services at Agape Healthcare provide support for people with chronic illness

by Jeannette Moninger

If you or a loved one is living with a chronic disease that affects the ability to enjoy life, a palliative care specialist can help. “Palliative care is a medical discipline focused on helping people who have a chronic, and sometimes terminal, condition manage symptoms and improve quality of...

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Dr. Dave Schneider. September 25, 2019. Photo by Ellen Jaskol.

Through the Microscope

by Meghan Rabbitt | Photos by Ellen Jaskol

David Schneider was a sports-loving 8th grader when he saw a TV special about a famous surgeon in Los Angeles named Frank Jobe, a pioneer of sports medicine in the 1950s. Schneider remembers being captivated—and inspired. “My dad was a veterinarian and I grew up in and out of animal hospitals...

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Experts Warn of Dangers of Home Genetic Tests The use of home genetic testing kits may convince users that they do not need to be professionally tested for life-threatening diseases.

Experts Warn of Dangers of Home Genetic Tests

by Joelle Klein

The use of home genetic testing kits may convince users that they do not need to be professionally tested for life-threatening  diseases.

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Norm Lastovica, Salida, Colorado

Laser Microsurgery Removes Cancerous Tumors While Speeding Recovery

by Jeannette Moninger

It was early May when Norm Lastovica first noticed an enlarged lymph node in his neck. The 55-year-old software engineer and part-time ski patroller from Salida assumed he was coming down with something. But a week went by, and while Lastovica didn’t feel sick, the lump didn’t go away. His...

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Erika Lee, Gastroenterology, Lone Tree, Colorado

Asking Dr. Lennon about bio-identical hormone treatments

by Dr. Kelly Lennon, MD, CMO

How can hormone optimization influence the health of men and women?  Hormone optimization with bio-identical hormone therapy is designed to move the dial on hormone levels for men and women feeling the decline of those hormones and its physical manifestations as a result of aging.   Issues of...

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The Underlying Issue of Gray Area Drinking

by Jennifer Starbuck

Nearly five years ago, Jolene Park of Centennial woke up to her usual low-grade hangover, undetectable to most but debilitating to her. The headache, nausea and overwhelming regret from drinking too much the night before had become her regular Sunday-morning routine.

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