Under review - will be updated soon
Watch this space for medical items of current interest - plus tips on staying healthy.
For the latest on Colorado or National flu information please go to the following web sites:
MEDICARE Doughnut Hole
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Knowing the signs of stroke can save your or a loved ones life or prevent/limit a disability. Every minute counts!
Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning
There have been several news articles this winter about deaths and near deaths from carbon monoxide poisoning. CO is an odorless, colorless gas that has very lethal effects. CO Detectors are relatively inexpensive. It will probably be one of your best investments. For more information on click on the following: CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING (in progress)
Altitude (Mountain) Sickness.
When traveling from lower to higher altitudes (usually above 8,000 feet) some people, regardless of age or conditioning, may be affected by altitude sickness. This can be uncomfortable in it's least effect and possibly life threatening at it's greatest impact on the body.
For more information on its effects on the body and treatments please go to the following web site: MOUNTAIN SICKNESS (in progress)