When it Comes to Your Child’s Vision, It’s Not Just About 20/20
Your child has good vision. Still, for some reason, your child (who has no cognitive impairments) has trouble focusing and gets fatigued while trying to read or doing close-up work. Your child may close or cover one eye, frequently lose their place while reading or skip or repeat lines of text. In...
Ask the Pediatrician: Dr. Benjamin Apple, Advanced Pediatric Associates
How can parents get safe, essential medical care for their children during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Advanced Pediatric Associates: Fresh Faces
Life certainly looks different these days, but well care visits are still one of the most important aspects of your child’s health. Many schools will be returning to some face-to-face instruction. Make sure your child is physically and emotionally healthy, growing properly, and up-to-date on...
Patients Benefit From Recreational Therapy Provided By Highlands Behavioral Health System
There is a lot of evidence of the therapeutic effect of play, and that is especially true for people with behavioral and mental health concerns. Highlands Behavior Health System (HBHS) has established an Experiential Therapy Department that uses play in all forms as a creative, evidence-based...
The process of saving or protecting eggs, sperm or reproductive tissue so that a person can use them to have biological children in the future.
Colorado Cancer Resources for Children, Teens and Young Adults
The Denver metro area is full of places and people that bring comfort, compassion and encouragement to someone whose life has been touched by cancer — whether patient, survivor or caregiver. The following is a solid but incomplete list of metro Denver resources for those affected by cancer....
How to Achieve Success After Failure
Women’s Bean Project CEO offers advice to help overcome barriers.
The Underlying Issue of Gray Area Drinking
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.
The Price of Prima Ballerinas: Eating Disorders in Colorado’s Dancing Community
J walked onto the stage with her arms tightly gripped around her waist, covering her stomach. In her low-rise leggings and black-studded bra, it was difficult to hide anything. She was 13 years old, preparing to rehearse for her tap dancing showcase. Her dark eyes fixated on the tight bellies and...
FIVE WELLBEING SPA ENGAGES THE SENSES FOR A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE
When Betsy Abrams opened Littleton’s Five Wellbeing Studio and Spa in 2017, she wanted to create a space where the community could improve their well-being. “My goal was to make the spa experience unique, approachable and affordable so that you can take care of yourself on an ongoing basis,”...