Health & Fitness

Fatal opioid overdose odds surpass fatal crash odds in the U.S.

The Denver Post (Healthcare) 1/14 9:34A Saja Hindi
A person is more likely to die of an opioid overdose than a car crash in the U.S., according to data released by the National Safety Council. It s the first time on record, the agency said. The report shows that in 2017, the odds of people dying...

Copper Mountain’s American Flyer lift with bubble chairs now running

The Dever Post (Fitness) 1/13 3:00A Antonio Olivo, The Summit Daily,
Copper Mountain Resort announced on its social media channels on Thursday afternoon that its new American Flyer chairlift is now open. “American Flyer is the longest bubble chair in the world,” Dustin Lyman, the resort’s new president and general...

8 training and equipment tips to stay injury-free this ski season

The Dever Post (Fitness) 1/10 3:41A The Washington Post, The Know
It was the easiest first day of any of my 21 ski seasons in Jackson, Wyoming: two hours on intermediate-level groomed runs at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Still wearing a cast after surgery seven weeks earlier to repair a shattered wrist, I...

AstraZeneca laying off 200-plus in Boulder, Longmont

The Denver Post (Healthcare) 1/9 10:36A Pratik Joshi
Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca is laying off more than 200 employees in Boulder and Longmont. AstraZeneca said the closure of the two Colorado operations is about consolidating the biologics manufacturing network in one large-scale drug...

Here’s your chance to photobomb a Warren Miller shoot at Eldora

The Dever Post (Fitness) 1/9 12:42A John Meyer, The Know
The University of Colorado ski team is going to make a little history by racing in a new format Friday night at Eldora. If that isn’t enough to make you want to attend, perhaps the prospect of appearing in a Warren Miller ski film will. The Buffs...

U.S. cancer death rate hits milestone: 25 years of decline

The Denver Post (Healthcare) 1/8 10:56A Mike Stobbe, The Associated Pres
NEW YORK The U.S. cancer death rate has hit a milestone: It’s been falling for at least 25 years, according to a new report. Lower smoking rates are translating into fewer deaths. Advances in early detection and treatment also are having a...

Ski industry faces challenge of replacing older, loyal skiers

The Dever Post (Fitness) 1/6 3:00A Scott Condon, The Aspen Times, T
Old skiers never die, most of them just don’t ski as much as they used to — and that’s creating a challenge for Aspen Skiing Co. and much of the ski industry. The youngest of the baby boomers are now 54 years old, an age when the aches and pains...

Do you like the outdoors? This 25-year-old just landed your dream job

The Dever Post (Fitness) 1/5 3:00A Elizabeth Hernandez
When 25-year-old Austin Dyer answered a call from the University of Colorado Denver last year saying he d been chosen for their new outdoorsy dream job, he accepted the offer and then immediately lost the call as cellphone service cut out on his...

Cold-weather running tips: What to wear, how to pace and more

The Dever Post (Fitness) 1/3 10:30P John Meyer, The Know
When the snow flies and temperatures tumble, fair-weather runners might be tempted to retreat inside, turning to the drudgery of the treadmill or skipping their workouts altogether. They would be missing out on a something beautiful, though. There...
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