Walk with a Doc is a national program that’s caught fire in Colorado — from Denver to Grand Junction to Pueblo to Fort Collins to Greeley. National Jewish Health’s Dr. Andrew Freeman is just one who is organizing outings to walk with his patients, providing healthy living tips while getting some exercise
Rebecca Yanes recently made repeated trips to the hospital emergency room. She exemplifies how one percent of the U.S. population eats up 30 percent of the money feeding the country’s healthcare system. It’s a trend some health professionals are working to eliminate
Three years ago, Sara Chapman left a career in mechanical engineering to follow her heart. Nursing was not only her passion, it seemed like a smart move: There was a nursing shortage. Turns out, most employers also want experience — putting Chapman and other new grads in a bind
Maggie Murphy had struggled with her weight for years, but never really understood how serious her problem was until last January. That’s when a doctor looked at her 5’5, 187-pound frame and declared her clinically obese
Colorado doesn’t have enough primary care physicians. And the shortage is expected to worsen in coming years.