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HPV Vaccines Offer Protection Against Cancer

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). The Food and Drug... Read More

12 Expert Tips To Keep You Healthy This Summer

Make your health a priority not an afterthought. From what you put in your body to what you put on your body how small movements can make a big impact and why carving out some time away from the daily stresses of life will do your heart... Read More

VVMC Construction Remodel Set To Begin

This is an exciting time for Vail Valley Medical Center and our community. The build-out of our Master Facility Plan will feature a new state-of-the-art emergency department an upgraded patient care unit and intensive care unit a... Read More

Vail Health Feature: A Test To Assess Cancer Risk

At the Shaw Cancer Center in Edwards Colorado Barth will screen both those who've been diagnosed with cancer and unaffected patients. Barth said about 30 percent of her unaffected patients are self-referrals such as someone who recently... 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

Dr. John Paul Elton a Harvard-trained foot and ankle specialist with Vail-Summit Orthopaedics. Whether we are walking running or standing it is our feet that support our bodies help us balance and propel us forward in our activities. The... Read More

The Sugar Spectrum

When it comes to sugar sometimes we eat too much of it without even knowing. Sugar is hidden in unlikely places even in foods we eat all the time.” It's easy to eat sugar unintentionally as it's often added to so-called "health foods." Read More