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Put Up Your Flu Shield

If you were going to a place where malaria was rampant you would make a point to get vaccinated. Embarking on flu season here in the United States the need for protection is equally important. “The flu shot has been proven to be the... Read More

Health Insurance Changes for Coloradoans

Healthcare insurance in Colorado is changing. As of October 1st many Coloradans will be eligible based on income to reduce the cost of private health insurance through Connect for Health Colorado . Many will also be newly eligible for... Read More

Hike Wine & Dine Event Raises Money for Jack's Place

There were strong emotions amongst the 350 participants who came out to Hike Wine and Dine on Sunday at Beaver Creek Resort to support Jack's Place a caring house at the Shaw Regional Cancer Center. Surely there were thoughts of loved... Read More

East Lionshead Circle Road Closure

A short section of East Lionshead Circle will be closed from Sept. 23-27 to allow for completion of repair work to the existing two eastern most paver crosswalks along East Lionshead Circle in front of the Lionshead Welcome Center. All... Read More

Vail Daily Column: Medical Center a Vital Asset

Whether it's the coffee shop the grocery store the farmers' market or another gathering place the conversations with friends and neighbors this summer have eventually migrated to the topic of our health. Someone's knee or shoulder is... Read More

Meet Your Doctor: Dennis Lipton MD

A Texas native Dr. Dennis Lipton is the newest addition to the medical team at Colorado Mountain Medical. Since his college days at Texas A & M throughout medical school at UT Houston and his residency and ensuing urgent/primary... Read More

No Heart Stoppers Allowed

For Lynn Blake the Vail Valley was a pretty safe place to experience sudden cardiac arrest. She now wants to make it the world's safest. In 2007 when Blake was 27 she collapsed of a sudden cardiac arrest while at work in Vail Village.... Read More

Hike Wine and Dine on September 22

Leave your granola bars at home if you come for the fifth annual Hike Wine & Dine at Beaver Creek! Hikers participating in this year's event will refuel along the trail with some of the region's best gourmet tastings and spectacular... Read More

Keeping it Real: VVMC's New Mobile Simulation Lab

Vail Valley Medical Center President and CEO Doris Kirchner was on a tour of the esteemed Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore when she walked by a room that caught her eye. Inside health care professionals were circled around a human... Read More