With the completion of the Denver Zoo’s new Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Animal Hospital later this year, the veterinary team will be able to provide state of the art care to the more than 3,000 animals that call the zoo home.
Helping Build Medical Capacity in Tanzania “Without Creating Dependency or Harming the Dignity of the People”
Based on her experience as the International Ministry Program Lead for SCL Health, Michas suggests that Western practitioners have much to learn from Tanzanians’ more holistic conception of health, which addresses an individual’s physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing.
Roots to Ranches: Undomesticating Your Dinner
Executive Chef/Owner of Cattivella Elise Wiggins was only six years old the first time she went hunting with her father in the woods of Louisiana where she grew up. “If you do this, you have to understand we don’t take life to take life. If we take life, you will eat it. Are you ok with that?”
Senior Planet: Where Boomers Learn, Work, Create and Thrive
Mile-high seniors are flocking to a program called Senior Planet that offers new opportunities through technology.
“Women have been understudied for years. It’s actually worse than you think.”
Though some differences emerge when viewed by race and ethnicity, heart disease remains within the top two causes of death for Hispanic, Black, Native American, and Asian women in the U.S. And surprisingly, until relatively recently, most studies of cardiovascular health centered on men.
Creative Aging: Flipping the Cultural Narrative About Aging
The Older Adult Programs, which are funded by The NextFifty Initiative and available to anyone fifty plus, offer everything from tech and medicare support to creative aging classes.
Rounding Up the Truth on Roundup
“When you take the kids to the park and you’re seeing these yellow flags and pesticides are being sprayed and you’re walking with your stroller…it’s really frustrating,” says Reynolds, who says the issue has been on her mind “for many years.”
Family Stress During the Holidays?
Holiday gatherings can be tough, even in the best of times, because we’re surrounded by images of seemingly happy, loving families that get along or, at least, seem to resolve their issues amicably. This can lead us to expect the same from our own family, even though it’s never been the case in the past.
Vaping: “Using your body as a chemistry experiment”
If you have a child in middle school or high school, there’s an excellent chance they have tried vaping (“E-cigarettes”) or are regularly vaping. “Parents would not be wrong to assume that your child has either vaped or has been exposed to those who have fairly regularly,” says Dr. Heather Hoch, a Stapleton resident who specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology at Children’s Hospital Colorado.
Veterans Battle with PTSD, “Walking through Fire”
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD impacts up to 30% of veterans, according to the National Center for PTSD. It can take years to fully manifest, and may take decades for a vet to tackle through therapy.