• Telluride Med Center: All About Colon Health

    2 days ago.

    Bum-bum, backside or tushy, Dr. Gaylord? Whatever you call it, colon health is anything, ahem, butt a joke... Colon cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer death. But it…

  • Best Friend Handbook: Do Fitness Trackers Improve Health?

    3 days ago.

    My friend Katherine Stuart writes a wonderful blog,”Best Friend Handbook,” everything from fashion and beauty tips to nutrition and recipes – including recipes for success. In one of her latest blogs, Katherine evaluates FitBits. Do trackers help improve health? I sometimes wonder:…

  • To Your Health: Update on Sugar & Alzheimer’s Disease & More

    1 week ago.

    Dr. Alan Safdi is a gastroenterologist with a talent for delivering evidence-based medical findings for healthy living in easily digestible sound bytes. Our relationship with Safdi began several years ago when we attended a Wellness Conference at The Peaks Resort & Spa. We next heard…

  • Foundation: 3 Teams to Compete for $50K Innovation Prize

    2 weeks ago.

    Last month, the Telluride Foundation chose three finalists out of the eight heavyweights who applied to compete for its brand new $50,000 Innovation Prize. An initiative of Telluride’s very own Pinhead Institute, the brand new Pinhead Climate Institute, is the only regional contender. At this special…

  • Shrink Rap: Modeling Compassion

    4 weeks ago.

    A Telluride local, Dr. Paul Hokemeyer is an internationally recognized expert on treating the clinical issues at the nexus of relationships and behavioral health. (Scroll down for more on Dr. Paul.) Given the vitriol that's spewing in our country, it's easy…

  • To Your Health: Upcoming Wellness Conference + Aspirin

    4 weeks ago.

    Dr. Alan Safdi is a gastroenterologist with a talent for delivering evidence-based medical findings for healthy living in easily digestible sound bytes. Our relationship with Safdi began several years ago when we attended a Wellness Conference at The Peaks Resort & Spa. We next heard…

  • Telluride Yoga Fest: 2017 Presenters

    4 weeks ago.

    The 10th annual Telluride Yoga Festival take place Thursday, July 20 – Sunday, July 23. The 2017 event features new venues, special musical appearances, exciting lifestyle and wellness classes, plus favorite regulars and wonderful new faces. Read about the featured presenters here. Purchases your ticket here.…

  • Telluride Med Center: Oh, These Are Changing Times...

    1 month ago.

    Oh these are changing times...maybe, sort-of, kind of. I wrote this awhile ago from the airport, anxious to return home after the week spent at the the National Rural Health Association Policy Institute in Washington D.C. There, I joined healthcare…

  • Your Inner Athlete: Conquering Challenges

    1 month ago.

    Dr. Haley Perlus is a regular presenter at the Telluride WOW Festival. This week, in her regular video column, Haley talks about how to conquer your fear when faced with what seems like a  daunting challenge. It can be as simple as putting…

  • Telluride Yoga Fest 2017: Headliners Announced

    1 month ago.

    The 2017 Telluride Yoga Festival take place Thursday, July 20 – Sunday, July 23. Read about the featured presenters here. Purchases your ticket here. The 10th annual Telluride Yoga Festival takes place July 20-23, 2017. "We have pulled out all the stops…

  • Telluride Yoga Center: Maria Garre, 2/10 & 2/11

    1 month ago.

    Maria Garré returns to the Telluride Yoga Center to lead a two-day workshop, Friday, February 10 & Saturday, February 11. Single class is $40; full workshop, $100. The subject is “The Fire of Peaceful Activation." Sign up here now.   Maria Garré is a dedicated…

  • Telluride Med Center: Why Is Everyone Wearing Red Today?

    1 month ago.

    Staff at the Telluride Regional Medical Center are wearing red today, as part of the American Heart Association's National Wear Red Day, to build awareness for heart disease in women. "Too many people consider heart disease a 'man's disease' but…

  • Telluride Med Center: Identifying Breath Issues Early

    1 month ago.

    New spirometry testing at the Telluride Med Center helps identify breathing issues early. How well do your lungs work? Your primary care provider may now be able to answer that question for you at your next check-up. Thanks to a…

  • Your Inner Athlete: Dealing With Fear Of Injury

    2 months ago.

    Dr. Haley Perlus is a regular presenter at the Telluride WOW Festival. This week Haley talks about ways to deal with fear of injury. The answer comes down to reframing. Choose success. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qy8NdZ9GapA&feature=youtu.be About Dr. Haley Perlus: Dr. Haley Perlus is a regular presenter…

  • Telluride Foundation: Launching Local Food Initiative

    2 months ago.

    Due to the increased interest in a local food economy and the need to improve access for low income residents to healthy food, the Telluride Foundation is launching a new Local Food Initiative targeting the San Miguel watershed communities of Norwood, Naturita,…

  • Telluride Med Center: Cervical Health Awareness Saves Lives

    2 months ago.

    According to the Colorado Cancer Coalition, an average of 150 cases of invasive cervical cancer are diagnosed annually in Colorado; two out of every 100,000 women in Colorado will die from cervical cancer. The Telluride Regional Medical Center hopes to use Cervical…