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Your Guide to Finding Calm in Colorado This Year

Our 2019 toolbox of strategies, places, workouts, and resources to help you chill out.

5280 Health 2019


What I Wish I’d Known About the “Fourth Trimester”

I expected childbirth to change my body. What I didn’t expect was how long it would take, and how hard it would be, to get back to normal.

From the Editor

From Our Editor: A Peace Offering

A letter from the editor of 5280 Health‘s January 2019 issue.


A Weekend Program For Bewildered Denver Parents

Moms and dads, rejoice! Highland’s Mama ‘Hood parenting store has put together a two-day series to help you solve all of your parenting woes.

This Local Hospital Could Make Your Surgery Recovery Easier

St. Joseph’s pre- and post-op practices mean better outcomes for patients.

Chanda Hinton Leichtle Wants to Expand Medicaid Coverage of Alternative Treatments

The 36-year-old, who has quadriplegia, is working with state legislators to get therapies such as acupuncture, massage, and yoga covered for residents with a range of neurological and brain disorders.

Impressio Is Trying to Reduce Sports-Related Concussions

This local company might have found a way to reduce head injuries for athletes.

If You Fear the Dentist, We Have Good News

An anesthetic invented in Fort Collins could change the face of dentistry—by way of the nose.

How to Find the Best Colorado Therapist For You

Two Mile High City mental health professionals tell you how.

Why Local Therapists are Worried about Sports Betting in Colorado

Because of the risk for gambling-addicted patients, local mental health pros think we might not be ready.

Should Coloradans Be Worried About Tick-Borne Illnesses?

Four truths you should know about dealing with the little buggers.

How to Boost Your Brain’s GPS

What you should know to prevent getting lost in the wild.

The Fight to Prevent Hospital-Related Infections

Colorado’s recent efforts to reduce “health-care-associated infections” have been working, but we still have a few issues to tackle.

Medical Assistants’ Roles in Colorado Health Care Keep Growing

They’re neither your doctors nor your nurses, but their jobs—and training—could mean a lot to your health.


How to Train Like a Ninja in Colorado

American Ninja Warrior champion Geoff Britten just helped launch Ninja Nation, an obstacle course gym with locations in Lafayette and Centennial. He dishes on his winning strategy, how to stay focused, and what you don’t see on NBC’s hit show.

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