Posted 8:24 AM 4/3/2013 by Marissa Torres
Thousands of patients could have been exposed to HIV and Hepatitis after seeing an Oklahoma dentist accused of unsanitary practices.
Patients who visited Dr. Scott Harrington's suburban office are now anxiously awaiting their medical fate.
Authorities say Harrington's unsanitary (More)
Posted 7:44 AM 4/2/2013 by Marissa Torres
Two North Carolina food bloggers are getting national attention. They're asking Kraft to remove food coloring from the manufacturing giants popular Mac & Cheese.
When food bloggers Lisa Leak and Vani Hari started investigating U.S. products using additives that are banned in other (More)
Posted 9:25 AM 4/1/2013 by Marissa Torres
If you have a teenager, you know that getting them out of bed and off to school can be a challenge in the morning-- especially this time of year when we lose an hour of sleep.
It was only after he underwent sleep therapy that Caelin Jones felt like he could fully function in the mornings. (More)...
Posted 8:36 AM 3/28/2013 by Marissa Torres
You remember the days of your mother yelling at you sit up straight? It turns out slouching is more than sloppy looking, it's a top ranking reason for many back, neck and spinal problems.
Physical Therapist Joe Ruzich with Southern Colorado Clinic says a majority of the people walking (More)
Posted 8:51 AM 3/26/2013 by Marissa Torres
Any parent will tell you, grocery shopping with a child is already tough. Doing it with a child who uses a wheelchair or a walker can make it nearly impossible. Now a new kind of shopping cart made for special needs kids that can make the task much easier.
Moms are masters of multi-tasking (More)
Posted 9:05 AM 3/25/2013 by JD Downing
COLORADO SPRINGS - Memorial Hospital is now the official hospital for the Colorado Springs Sky Sox.The hospital is partnering with the Sky Sox to promote health, exercise and athletics, according to a press release about the partnership.Under this exclusive, three-year (More)
Posted 9:31 AM 3/22/2013 by Marissa Torres
Breaking any type of addiction can be difficult, whether it's drugs and alcohol or food and gambling. Health experts say that sometimes the best way to get better is shift your attention elsewhere. So how about Fitness.
Erasing the bad things in your life and replacing it with the good. (More)...
Posted 10:08 AM 3/21/2013 by Marissa Torres
Are the health benefits of organic produce worth the high price tag? Farmers say it's more expensive to produce organic food and that's why they cost more.
Courtenay Smith is Executive Editor of Reader's Digest, she's also editor of the newly updated book: "Foods that Harm, Foods that (More)
Posted 7:23 AM 3/20/2013 by Marissa Torres
Dogs may be good at more than fetching sticks and greeting you after a long day of work. As it turns out-- simply having them around improves your health.
He's one of the most dedicated volunteers at Memorial Hospital. Week after week. Patient after Patient. 5 year old Lani makes his (More)
Posted 8:22 AM 3/19/2013 by Marissa Torres
When an elderly parent or loved one is dying and death is near, it's hard to figure out what to do next.
Health experts say families shouldn't wait too long to consider hospice. If a patient is diagnosed as terminal with 6 months or less to live- they'll qualify for hospice.
Posted 6:47 PM 3/15/2013 by Marissa Torres
Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the world -- but now a new treatment is helping patients.
Robert Poirier, a retired Ophthalmologist, has Glaucoma which can lead to blindness due to increased pressure in the eye. Eye drops reduced his pressure only so much. so when he (More)
Posted 9:31 AM 3/13/2013 by Marissa Torres
A weight loss shot sounds fabulous-- but do Vitamin B12 injections really work?
B12 injections are the latest fad to help drop the pounds, but according to the CDC there's no solid evidence that it actually works.
Vitamin B12 is found in a variety of foods, including meat, fish and (More)
Posted 8:41 AM 3/8/2013 by Marissa Torres
The path to a good night's sleep may seem counter-intuitive. A new polls says you may need to hit the gym before you hit the sheets.
A new poll from The National Sleep Foundation took a look at a thousand adults and found regular exercisers slept better and felt more refreshed in the (More)