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Six Expert Tips for Competing in the Heat

By Dennis Lipton MD VAIL CO — Summer is my favorite time of year to bike hike and run. I participate on Vail Valley Medical Center's running team and enjoy competing in races around the county. While it's sometimes hard... Read More

Epic Experience Exceeds Expectations

VAIL CO– As kids pack up and head to sleepaway camps for outdoor adventures arts crafts and a little Kumbaya some of Shaw Regional Cancer Center's patients have left their families friends and doctors behind for a week of adult summer... Read More

Shaw Center Honored For Excellence

VAIL CO — Shaw Regional Cancer Center recently received another certification award in a growing list of accomplishments and accreditations. The cancer center located in Edwards was recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice... Read More

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