In the five years since Ellen Smith was diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer, she has been busy. She traveled the world, indulging her love of art and art history. She celebrated the births of four more grandchildren, and married her “best friend.”
BANASA FARM, Guatemala (April 14, 2014) - Standing before a gleaming new building rising from the surrounding ramshackle villages, Gustavo Bolaños delivered a simple yet powerful message to the assembled dignitaries and banana plantation workers.
AURORA, Colo.(March 31, 2014)—Harold Fowler sits calmly as gauze gets packed around his teeth and the high-pitched whir of a drill fills the room. Outside the Special Care Clinic in the CU School of Dental Medicine sits his mother, Reather Fowler.
Nathan Netsanet grew up in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s largest city. So, he was far from home in every possible sense during his rotation at the Salud Family Health Center in Fort Lupton on the edge of Colorado’s eastern plains.
His career path began in 1982 when, as a young resident in general and vascular surgery in Haifa, Israel, he found himself caring for casualties on both sides of a war between Israel and Lebanon. Some of the patients needed liver surgery.
At 81, Fred Glaser takes his health very seriously. He’s fit, he eats well and he knows how important his oral health is.
Have you ever watched as someone lost half their body weight? You can witness this amazing feat in action during the fourth season of ABC’s hit series Extreme Weight Loss—filmed at the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center.
When Carol Foster started experiencing bouts of vicious dizziness and accompanying nausea, she was stunned because this disease was so much more severe than she had ever realized, even as a practicing physician.
It was Valentine’s Day 2012. A UPS delivery truck pulled up in front of Courtney and Jen Heinicke’s house in Durango, Colo. When the delivery man handed over their package, the husband and wife came at him with hugs.
When Amanda Tam told her mother that she planned to have her first baby with a certified nurse-midwife, her mother asked a simple question: “Why wouldn’t you go to a doctor?”
For 65-year-old Rex Vaughn, meeting pharmacy student Julie Bohm was the impetus he needed to change his life.