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.
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.
Photographer Mike Holtby got rare access to view and photograph the Hadzabe (Hadza) tribe, the last hunter gatherer tribe in Tanzania. This communal and egalitarian society does not value private property, and does not want modern technology or even farming to interfere with their values and traditions, says Holtby.
Anne Marie O’Melia, a Lowry resident and physician at the Eating Recovery Center (ERC) in Lowry, says eating disorders are a complex mix of both medical and psychological factors, and may include a range of issues and personality traits.
Health experts and parents discuss the importance of community or herd immunity imparted by vaccines, which protect those with compromised immune systems from contracting vaccine-preventable diseases. The recent measles epidemic in the U.S. came close to Stapleton in January 2019 but no outbreak occurred.
Teacher Jamie Snyder had to stay off her foot for several weeks due to a fall down the stairs at her school; a series of follow-up visits at the UCHealth Foot and Ankle Center in Stapleton returned her to full mobility. The state-of-the-art 6,100-square-foot clinic specializes in orthopedics, podiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation. It offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment for a host of injuries and conditions. Moon says it is the only facility of its kind in the state, and one of only a handful in the nation.
Sheriff Patrick Firman had focused on making reforms in the Denver Sheriff Department since his arrival in Denver. Among his reforms are several centered on employee wellness and inmate mental health.
Plans for bike lanes on Syracuse from 8th to MLK.
This month in NE Updates: Measles Outbreak in Stapleton; Trampoline & Adventure Park Coming to Stapleton; and I-70 Construction Update.
Denver Public Health says to be alert for these measles symptoms 7 to 14 days after exposure (but up to 21 days):
• Fever, runny nose, red eyes that are sensitive to light and coughing.
• Two to four days after the first symptoms, a red rash appears on the face and spreads to the rest of the body.
A person with measles is contagious for four days before and four days after the rash appears. Call the doctor’s office to tell them about your symptoms before going there to avoid exposing others.