Table of contents 5280 Health 2017
Can you separate fact from fiction when it comes to everyday factors that influence your well-being? Test your savvy—and boost your wellness in the new year.
Overdose is the leading cause of injury death for people 18-64 in America, and in most cases, opioids are to blame. What's being done in the Centennial State to fight this growing public health problem?
With 315 physicians in 95 medical specialties, we're bound to have the doc you need.
Keep your mouth happy and healthy with our list of the 782 best dentists in Denver and beyond. Plus, learn how to care for your choppers (and gums!) when you trade the bathroom sink for a backcountry campsite.
A letter from the editor of the 5280 Health 2017 issue.
A local VA clinic helps amputees customize their artificial limbs with artful designs.
An innovative local study reveals the power of music-based therapy.
A Denver-based startup helps connect the elderly with assisted-living facilities.
A Colorado family shines the spotlight on the nation’s growing hepatitis C problem.
How one Denver surgeon is transforming the ways we treat torn tendons.
Local experts weigh in on whether fitness freaks benefit from this trendy diet.
A Denver doctor challenges current conventions on delivering infants bottom-first.
Local researchers find a way to boost C-section newborns' immunity.
How desensitization saved our son from an adolescence void of Sweet Cow Ice Cream.
What a twentysomething journalist learned from a local expert on catching more (and better) Zs.
A new study from CU suggests bacteria in the soil could lessen your anxiety.
Specially trained nurses offer the best medical attention to this vulnerable population. So why does only one hospital in the state of Colorado make these professionals part of its regular staff?
How a local doctor used the Centennial State's epic terrain to prepare for one of the world's most demanding climbs.