Dr. Richard Heppe, a urologist with The Urology Center of Colorado (TUCC)

Preventing and Treating Erectile Dysfunction | A Denver urologist answers men’s pressing questions

by Meghan Rabbitt

For years, many men thought of erectile dysfunction (ED) — the inability to get and keep an erection firm enough for sex — as an embarrassing condition that needed to be kept a secret. And while that’s changed, largely thanks to drugs that improve erectile function and the widely-played...

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learn to play guitar, Swallow Hill Music in Denver

Music: A Total Brain Workout

by Mary Lemma | photos Farrah Jobling

"Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.” The late-17th- century poet and playwright William Congreve had it right. But music — especially playing music — is good for the brain, too.

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Advanced Stroke Treatment at Sky Ridge

Advanced Stroke Treatment at Sky Ridge Proves Lifesaving for Aurora Resident

by Jeannette Moninger

Julia Neumeier is proactive about taking care of her health. The 78-year-old Aurora resident tries to keep her high blood pressure in check by exercising, eating healthy and taking prescribed medications. Despite these efforts, she’s had three strokes in the last five years. The most recent one,...

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Agape healthcare denver

Providing supportive care to families dealing with serious illness

by Jeannette Moninger

If you or a loved one is diagnosed with a debilitating illness, you may need help managing the disease and treatment side effects and planning for end-of-life care. The compassionate team of experts at Agape Healthcare can help. Agape provides palliative and hospice care throughout the metro-Denver...

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Harry Connick Jr, Cologuard, Colon screening

Beyond the Colonoscopy | Harry Connick, Jr. and Others Seek Alternatives for Colon Cancer Screening

by Joelle Klein

If you’re 50 years old or around that age, or you’ve been putting off getting a colonoscopy, read on. There are alternative colon cancer screening options that are less-invasive and less-complicated than the colonoscopy.

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ade Smith, MD Board-certified orthopedic trauma surgeon with Swedish Medical Center Orthopedic Trauma and Limb Reconstruction

Meet the Doctor: Wade Smith, MD

by Jeannette Moninger

Board-certified orthopedic trauma surgeon with Swedish Medical Center Orthopedic Trauma and Limb Reconstruction

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Mike McKibben, Sepsis survival

Surviving Sepsis: One Man’s Fight to Reclaim His Life After A Deadly Infection

by Jeannette Moninger

After returning from a European vacation, Mike McKibben initially blamed jetlag for his muscle aches, extreme fatigue and other flu-like symptoms. The 61-year-old Lone Tree resident and his wife, Sue, had a great time in Austria, Switzerland and Germany and even took a cruise on the Rhine River to...

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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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Coasting Over the Hill Three habits to become a happy, healthy senior

Coasting Over the Hill

by Electa Draper

Three habits to become a happy, healthy senior

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New Joint? Physical Therapy Key

Why Physical Rehab Is Important To Your Joint Replacement

by Mary Lemma

One in five Americans over the age of 65 has had a joint replacement, says Dr. John Xenos, orthopedic surgeon and principal of Colorado Orthopaedics in the Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree.

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