Most people only gain about two pounds from November to January. The problem is we don't lose the weight and it adds up to 20 pounds over 10 years! This is called weight creep." If you visit Vail or live here every day... Read More
One in eight women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime but thanks to the generosity of our community we'll more likely catch it early when breast cancer is the most treatable.
Looking around at a bunch of guys sipping beer and stroking their Movember mustaches it's a little scary to realize that one out of six of them will at some point be diagnosed with prostate cancer. It's reassuring however to know that... Read More
Dr. Dennis Lipton is an internal medicine specialist at Vail Valley Medical Center. To make an appointment with Dr. Lipton please call (970) 477-3090. You huff and you puff and you still can't catch your breath.... Read More
So you've been doing Kegels. Go you! Seeing improvements? I hope so! If not don't lose hope! Let me tell you a little bit more about your bladder. Last column I mentioned a "feedback loop" between your pelvic floor and your... Read More
At age 39 local skier Ian Gray had never broken a bone or torn a ligament. It wasn't until last season on one of Vail's biggest powder days of the year when Gray found himself seriously injured for the first time in his life.
Exactly one year to the day of her breast cancer diagnosis Lisa Middlebrook was on the mountain at Vail her 10-year-old son Patrick beside her preparing for a day full of skiing. The date was March 3 2012 and the occasion was the... Read More