Health & Fitness

ACA enrollment schedule may lock millions into unwanted health plans

The Denver Post (Healthcare) 10/20 5:44P Amy Goldstein
Millions of Americans with insurance through the Affordable Care Act could find themselves locked into health plans they do not want for the coming year because of the Trump administration s schedule for the enrollment season that starts in less...

MRIs can help mental illness acceptance (Health) 10/20 10:17A
It can be very hard for people to accept that they – or their family member – are not to blame for their mental illness. Seeing the evidence in an MRI scan can make a difference, writes a psychiatrist.

Trading Scars for Art: Breast Cancer Survivors Get Inked

CBS Denver (Health) 10/19 4:38P Health – CBS Denver
By Laura Phillips EDGEWATER, Colo. (CBS4)   For many breast cancer patients, a mastectomy is life-saving and life-changing procedure. Whether the women get reconstructive surgery or not, the procedure...

Four Aurora dog parks to give your pooch some running room

The Dever Post (Fitness) 10/19 10:33A Alex Scoville
If the first snow of the season didn t already alert you, Denver s beautiful fall weather won t last forever. There s no time like the present for your family to make the most of autumn, and that includes your furry, four-legged pups. Check out...

Trump’s health subsidy shutdown could lead to free insurance

The Denver Post (Healthcare) 10/19 5:49A Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar
WASHINGTON If President Donald Trump prevails in shutting down a major Obamacare health insurance subsidy, it would have the unintended consequence of making free basic coverage available to more people, and making upper-tier plans more...

Don’t Miss This Saturday’s Making Strides Walk

CBS Denver (Health) 10/19 4:14A Health – CBS Denver
DENVER (CBS4)  The American Cancer Society is hosting its Making Strides against Breast Cancer Walk on Oct. 22. (credit: CBS) Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women and an...

Don’t eat your placenta, researchers warn

The Denver Post (Healthcare) 10/18 7:59P Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
More than 200 millennia of human civilization and two centuries of modern medicine have brought us to this recent heavy-handed admonition by scientific researchers: It s probably a bad idea to eat your placenta. The 11-page, medical jargon-filled...

Uncertainty reigns ahead of new health care sign-up period

The Denver Post (Healthcare) 10/18 6:26P The Associated Press
By Barbara Rodriguez , The Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa Jason Sanford has heard so many rumors about the changing health care landscape that every few weeks he dials a local information desk, seeking just a rough estimate of what his...

Google Maps pulls cupcake calorie-counting feature after backlash

The Dever Post (Fitness) 10/18 3:49P Travis M. Andrews
A new Google feature that may have seemed sweet quickly turned sour. Google Maps recently tested a feature that showed users how many calories they could burn if they walked a route instead of driving it. To illustrate those calories, the app...
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