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A Glance At Your Gland

You're in your 20s and loving life. You ski hike bike and get outside to play in the mountains whenever possible. You eat healthily don't drink too much and get plenty of sleep. Yet you're always tired and you're gaining weight. It just... Read More

The Acid Reflux Test

“We'd just finished climbing at the rec center in Gypsum” Jeff Shroll remembers. “I was beating on my chest complaining about the acid reflux that I'd had for a decade or more. He looked at me and said 'I can fix that.' I said 'I'm... Read More

Vail Valley Medical Center Is Prepared For Ebola

VAIL CO —While the initial panic over an Ebola outbreak in the United States has begun to subside Vail Valley Medical Center is prepared. VVMC has partnered with Colorado Mountain Medical Eagle County Paramedics Services and Eagle... Read More

You Could Have Diabetes And Not Even Know It

According to the CDC about 29 million Americans have diabetes. Over 8 million of them don't even know it. Diabetes is directly responsible for approximately 230000 deaths annually and over 300000 cases of disability. The total cost... Read More

Where will Vail hospital's helipad sit?

VAIL — Air ambulance service into and out of Vail isn't frequent but it is important. Where to land those helicopter flights is a big part of Vail Valley Medical Center's future facilities plan. There was one flight... Read More

Hospital Marketing Team Brings Home 8 Awards

VAIL CO — Vail Valley Medical Center's marketing team recently won eight healthcare marketing awards at the 2014 Gold Leaf Awards ceremony in Denver. Awards were given to healthcare communication and marketing professionals throughout... Read More

Hospital Welcomes New Foundation President

Vail Valley Medical Center recently announced the appointment of Daniel Pennington who will serve as president of the Vail Valley Medical Center Foundation. “Dan brings 25 years of invaluable experience in philanthropy nonprofit... Read More

Doctors Urge Virus Precautions

EAGLE COUNTY — Coughs fevers and stuffy noses — Eagle pediatrician Dr. Janet Engle has been seeing it through the summer and she said she expects to keep seeing it as winter approaches. “It could make for a more severe flu season”... Read More