Heart Attack on Vail Mountain

It was a stunning day on Vail Mountain that Lee Olch won't ever forget. In March 2015 Olch and a friend were enjoying early morning turns under a quintessential bluebird sky. The snow conditions were ideal and they'd even managed to... Read More

Game on for Medical Providers

This article was written by Don Rogers and originally posted by the Vail Daily on February 18 2016. First thought when hearing Centura Health declare their surveys show a need for more emergency medical care facilities in the valley:... Read More

The Pink JayHawk

On October 4 2014 Daniel Elsbury was in his car driving home from a round of disc golf with his buddies when he felt an odd pain. Kansas raised Daniel had recently moved to Eagle County with old friends ready to start “a new chapter in... Read More

VVMC Treats Pediatric Patients

Vail Valley Medical Center's pediatric hospitalists are specially trained pediatricians who work in the hospital to care for patients from newborn through 17 years old. They are available to manage a broad range of general pediatric... Read More

5 Heart Healthy Exercises

Exercise helps reduce the risk of heart disease by decreasing blood pressure improving cholesterol levels decreasing internal inflammation in the body and maintaining blood sugar. Exercise will also help you reduce or maintain a healthy... Read More

New Tech Powers Research Care

This article was written by Scott Miller and originally posted by the Vail Daily on January 282016. In part of the institute is a robot that looks like it could be putting windshields into Buicks in a factory. But this machine is... Read More

Breast Screening Guidelines

The American Cancer Society (ACS) recently changed its long-standing guidelines for breast diagnostics, now advising women to begin a screening program at age 45, five years later than the previous recommendation. Additionally, the... Read More

Help For Chronic Pain

Chronic pain hurts, not just physically, but also emotionally. But there is hope. Customized, specific interventions, as well as overall lifestyle approaches, can make an enormous difference in the quality of life of people with... Read More