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Colder Temperatures Require More Safety Precautions

2019-12-10T14:48:15-07:00Primary Care/General Health, Your Health Articles|

By Lauren Glendenning, For Memorial Regional Health As Children Play Outside This Winter, It’s Essential to Reduce Cold Weather-Related Health and Safety Risks White-glistening snow set against beautiful Colorado blue skies make winter a wonderful season for outdoor enjoyment, but it’s important to make sure your children stay safe and warm — especially during [...]

Why Washing Your Hands Is So Important

2019-12-05T16:32:42-07:00Primary Care/General Health, Your Health Articles|

By Lauren Glendenning, For Memorial Regional Health It’s National Hand-Washing Awareness Week Washing your hands is the best way to stop the spread of germs, but you have to wash them properly in order to be effective.  “People who are sick can easily spread germs everywhere they go. Germs get into your body through [...]

The Diabetes Connection to Heart Disease and Stroke

2019-11-07T13:19:37-07:00Cardiology, Your Health Articles|

By Lauren Glendenning, For Memorial Regional Health Nov. 9 is National Diabetes Heart Connection Day People living with diabetes are twice as likely to have a heart attack or stroke as people without diabetes — that’s because people with diabetes, especially those with type 2 diabetes, often have other conditions that contribute to a [...]

What Exactly Does an Internal Medicine Physician Do?

2019-10-29T13:09:29-07:00Primary Care/General Health, Your Health Articles|

By Lauren Glendenning, For Memorial Regional Health Internists Treat Adults Across a Wide Range of Health Issues A doctor who practices internal medicine is often called an internist, but what exactly does this general term mean in the medical field? “Internists are often called upon by other physicians as consultants to help solve puzzling [...]