Health

DA Kellner launches diversion program to address adult addiction

Eighteenth Judicial District Attorney John Kellner announces a new pilot program to keep some adults charged with drug possession out of the criminal justice system and instead get them into substance abuse counseling. “There is no question that too many people in our community struggle with addiction issues. Rather than see them in and out …

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Local resident is standing strong in the fight against lung cancer

BY FREDA MIKLINGOVERNMENTAL REPORTER Longtime Greenwood Village resident Heidi Nafman-Onda, a 17-year fitness instructor and lifelong health enthusiast, was 55 years old and right at 60 minutes exercising on a Stairmaster when she got a phone call telling her that a test for an unrelated condition had resulted in an incidental finding that she had …

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Radiation therapy as a pound of prevention? A ray of hope for pancreatic cancer patients

Wings of Hope for Pancreatic Cancer Research funds work at Anschutz Medical Campus By Peter Jones Using radiation to kill malignant cells in the body is nothing new, but thanks in part to funding from Wings of Hope for Pancreatic Cancer Research, oncologists are continuing to explore newer applications for one of their more standard …

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FOR THE LOVE OF RELATIONSHIPS – Being civilized in an uncivilized world

No matter what our age, we must have the skills necessary to engage in civilized behavior. For civilization to work, we must practice courtesy, respect and other civilized behaviors. All of us need to know that we serve our own interests best when we consider the interests of others. This is the essence of civilized …

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