HPV Vaccines Offer Protection Against Cancer

VAIL CO — The most dangerous strains of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) which are linked to causing cervical cancer could be a problem of the past as more young people get vaccinated against the sexually transmitted infection (STI).... Read More

12 Expert Tips To Keep You Healthy This Summer

Dietitian Katie Mazzia cardiologist Jerry Greenberg MD internist Dennis Lipton MD and physical therapist Todd Ward share expert advice to help you maximize your enjoyment of activities while staying strong and healthy this summer. ... Read More

VVMC Construction Remodel Set To Begin

After 50 years of serving our community's residents and guests from around the world I'm pleased to share that Vail Valley Medical Center plans to begin construction on a significant expansion and remodeling this summer. Once... Read More

Vail Health Feature: A Test To Assess Cancer Risk

For some taking a test to determine your risk of cancer could be a lifesaver. For others an inconclusive result could only cause more worry and anxiety. These are just some of the things one must consider when deciding to undergo... Read More

Head Start - Best Breakfast Foods to Fuel Your Body

The best way to start the day is with something healthy” says internist Dr. Dennis Lipton. We know this intuitively but when it comes to choosing from traditional breakfasts which range from eggs and bacon to blueberry muffins and... Read More

High School Athletes Receive Free Physicals

VAIL CO — Nearly 250 high school boys and girls received free physical exams on Saturday from volunteer physicians and athletic trainers from Vail Valley Medical Center and The Steadman Clinic. Runners skiers dancers football and ice... Read More

The Freedom To Play

The vail area provides plenty of prime playground space for kids and adults alike. With a mountain environment that offers year-round opportunities for outdoor sports and a rich creative culture that allows children the... Read More

Happy Feet

For those dealing with plantar fasciitis treatment can provide fuller more active lives. Here in the mountains we jam our feet into stiff ski boots hammer them on hikes and squeeze them into tiny climbing shoes. What are some common... Read More

The Sugar Spectrum

Healthy and active as most of us are in the Vail Valley we rarely worry about the amount of sugar we're consuming. Chug a Mountain Dew for a little pick-me-up? We figure we'll burn it off after a few powder turns. If we're bonking or... Read More