Lifestyle

Reinforcing an Empty Nest

by Debra Melani

Looking forward, not back, can help parents redefine themselves during emotional time

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CEO: Chief Exercising Officer

by Lisa Marshall

ReadyTalk CEO Dan King - recently dubbed the “World’s Fittest CEO” - is on the move, headlamp guiding his way as he rides his bike 36 miles from his Boulder home to his sixth-floor office in LODO.

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Megan Dougherty

Stroke of Luck

by Lisa Marshall

Fit, active, and just 18 years old, Parker resident Megan Dougherty hardly fit the stereotype of a stroke victim. But during a fluke, split-second accident at a horse show two years ago, she became one.

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Dr. Laura Atagi, Chin Augmentation, Colorado

Best Face Forward

by Jennifer L.W. Fink

Chin augmentation enhances facial balance

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visiting mom

Aging Parents: Making Every Visit Count

by Christian Toto

People visiting a loved one in a nursing home want to make every minute count. That doesn't always happen despite the best intentions. Area experts tell us a rewarding nursing home trip requires planning, flexibility and an understanding of just how the facility in question operates.

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lowered libido?

QUIZ YOUR HEALTH IQ

by Jan Sheehan

You get regular checkups, eat fruits and veggies, and exercise like an Energizer Bunny. But are you as healthy as you think? Take our quiz to check your health IQ. Then read on for additional wellness tips from Douglas County medical specialists.

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Healthy Digestion

SYMPTOMS AND OPTIONS FOR HEARTBURN, ACID REFLUX, GERD AND ESOPHOGEAL CANCER

by Jan Sheehan

When it comes to stomach and digestion woes, finding the cause of your discomfort can sometimes seem harder than solving an advanced Sudoku. But if indigestion is making your chest feel on fire, the culprit is likely heartburn, acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). In most cases,...

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Vicki Hunter, Athlete. By Brian Walski

Vicki Hunter: Age-Defying Fitness

by Debra Melani

Vicki Hunter; Age: 51; Residence: Boulder; Occupation: Director of the International Affairs Honors Program at the University of Colorado at Boulder and fitness instructor at RallySport Health and Fitness Club. Of note: At 37, Hunter was in a bad car accident that broke all the bones on one side...

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Michael Mann. By: Brian Walski

Michael Mann Gets Better with Age

by Debra Melani

Michael Mann; Age: 58; Residence: Centennial, Colorado; Occupation: Owner of SwimLabs, where Mann and his staff help swimmers of any age or level improve their stroke by using underwater cameras and comparing client videos to those of expert swimmers’. He is also a masters swim coach at...

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Ed McCaffrey of the Denver BroncosPhoto: © Rich Clarkson & Associates, LLC

Ed McCaffrey, Keeping Pain Free & Fit

by Debra Melani

He was John Elway’s go-to guy. At 6-foot-5-inches, he was hard for his quarterback to miss. But Ed McCaffrey, a Bronco’s All Pro wide receiver during that winning era, was also known for his valiant catches. Even during a Monday-night, season-ending play in 2001, when he suffered a severe...

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