Diet & Inflammation

Author Katie Mazzia MS RDN CDE is a registered dietitian nutritionist and diabetes educator at Vail Valley Medical Center. Inflammation is an important part of the healing process following an injury. Sometimes it's easy to see... Read More

Surfing for Nutrition?

Author Katie Mazzia MS RD CDE is a nutritionist at Vail Valley Medical Center. The Internet can be an awesome resource for food and nutrition information however not all of it is reliable or credible. Below are some of my favorite... Read More

Mountains of Discovery

Jason Moore PhD PA knows that not everything we abide by in the world of medicine is irrefutable fact. Actually disputing common practices and finding better ways to provide treatment is a passionate side project for some local doctors... Read More

The Story Behind The Name

About 20 years ago Harold Shaw told his doctor and good friend Dr. Jack Eck that he was thinking of pulling away from Vail a second home he and his family had been deeply involved with since the late 1960s. The elevation had become an... Read More

Hip strengthening exercises for ski season

It's fall and the winter season will soon force change in our active lives. The shoulder season is a great time to train for the different activities ahead — like skiing and snowboarding. The demands on our bodies change as we... Read More

Hike Wine & Dine Raises $100000

VAIL CO — On September 20th 400 leaf peepers in Beaver Creek did more than enjoy a beautiful day of blue skies and fall hues—these participants of the 7th annual Hike Wine & Dine raised over $100000 with proceeds benefitting Jack's... Read More

Leave Moose Alone

VAIL — The moose cow and two calves that have been wandering around Vail much of this summer aren't going anywhere — if humans will just leave the big ungulates alone. Someone apparently an Avon resident a few days ago started a... Read More

When Minutes Matter

Last year Wally Posner held his 20-year-old daughter Danielle as she died in his arms during a snowboarding lesson at Beaver Creek. Fortunately Ski Patrol recognized a fairly rare scenario: a 20-year-old going into cardiac arrest and... 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 pain. Since... Read More