Health & Sports

Health & Sports

The games we play. The athletes among us. The tips for living the active, healthy life in Colorado Springs. The best Springs articles on fitness, health and sports.

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Burro Racing: Gone Donkin’

Hooves are pounding inches behind me. The path continues to drop out below. My legs strain to maintain the increased speed, and my feet...
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Healthy Environments for Everyone

Health for Everyone You may know El Paso County Public Health (EPCPH) for its disease prevention and control, Women, Infants and Children (WIC) programs, or...
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Healthcare Heroes 2018

Talk to these men and women and you’ll hear: “I’m just doing my job” or “We have an excellent team.” But what comes through...
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Daniel Soteres, M.D., M.P.H.: Overcoming Allergies

In Dr. Daniel Soteres’ office is a card. The elementary scrawl reads: “Thank you for allowing me to be your patient. —Brody” “Brody is allergic...
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Peter Walinsky, M.D.: Precision and Preparation

Most people in Terry Douglass’ condition don’t make it to the hospital alive. “He came in with about the worst thing you can have,”...

Michael Welch, D.O.: Innovating for the Community

The model clicked with Dr. Michael Welch at a primary care conference. An Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) primary care fellowship program could work...
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Leslie Moats, M.D.: Ready for Crisis

Dr. Les Moats shouldn’t have been there on Feb. 13, 2018. He rarely works shifts at Memorial North. Tuesdays are normally a day off....
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Shaye Moskowitz, M.D., Ph.D.: Out to Stop Stroke

Jessie Wilson was in town to visit his daughter when an aneurysm in his brain ruptured. His wife was able to do CPR and...

Heather Matthews Cassidy, M.D.: Practicing What She Teaches

How do we do medical education differently to meet the needs of a constantly changing workplace and society? What can Colorado Springs do uniquely...
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Lisa Flaherty Shaw, R.N.: Giving Generously

“As long as I can remember, I was interested in medicine and kids,” says Lisa Shaw. Unsure if she wanted to be a doctor...
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