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Archive for February 15, 2009

What's Going Around?

Respiratory illnesses, bronchiolitis, norovirus… What isn’t going around this year? According to the United Medical Center of Lyons, the most common illnesses going around this year are: Strep throat, bronchitis, and sinus infections. Other sources say that the norovirus has also run rampant on the Front Range. Strep:If you have a fever, difficulty swallowing, lower stomach pain, and red swollen glands (lymph nodes) in the neck, red and enlarged tonsils, white patches on your throat, ... Full Story

Eating Right Means Back-to-Basics

By Janelle Hunt, M.S. A famous saying about eating disorders states, “It’s not what you’re eating. It’s what’s eating you.” This comment speaks to the conventional wisdom that mental health practitioners treat eating disorders by looking at the underlying reasons a patient eats abnormally. (more…)

Are You on the Resolution Bandwagon?

By Judy K. Underwood, Ph.D. 2008 was a year that zapped many of us out of our comfort zones and made us question our regular habits. Now, the New Year’s resolution band is marching into our lives and inviting us to make changes. (more…)

The Mouth-Body Connection

By Richard A. Behler, D.D.S. Lyons Dental We have always known that maintaining oral health is an important part of maintaining our overall health. But recent discoveries are telling us that brushing and flossing our teeth might be more important than we ever imagined. New evidence suggests that there is much more than a casual or implied link between a healthy mouth and a healthy body. It now appears that an unhealthy mouth can directly cause or worsen cardiovascular disease, diabetes, ... Full Story

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