Health + Environment

Outside | November 2018

How One Gym Uses Exercise to Fight Addiction

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Photo courtesy of Seeds Marketing & Design
Nonprofit the Phoenix has a radical idea for those recovering from drug and alcohol addictions: Get moving.
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BBC | September 2018

Are Hot Springs The Future Of Farming?

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A small Colorado town is using its hot springs for an unusual purpose: growing food year-round.
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5280 Health | January 2018

Fragile Fertility

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Photo by iStock
Here’s what cancer patients need to know if they want to start (or grow) a family.
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5280 | December 2017

Kimbal Musk Doubles Down On School Garden Effort

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Photo courtesy of the Kitchen
The Colorado 100 Fund is a $2.5 million effort toward creating 100 learning gardens in Colorado by 2020.
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The Beer Necessities | September 2017

What’s Next In Your Beer? Wastewater!

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Photo courtesy of Half Moon Bay Brewing Company / Facebook
Breweries are experimenting with recycled water in their recipes, and the results are…delicious?
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5280 Health | January 2017

Sleep Training For Adults

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What a twentysomething journalist learned from a local expert on catching more (and better) Zs.
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5280 | September 2015

New Research Connects Suicide To Genetics, Environmental Factors

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Illustration by Emiliano Ponzi
Two novel hypotheses—one focusing on our genetic code, the other on mountain states’ elevation—seek an answer to the question of why people take their own lives.
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5280 | September 2015

How To Talk To Kids About Mental Wellness

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It’s never too early to teach children that it’s OK to ask for help.
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5280 | August 2015

What Did All That Rain Really Mean For Colorado?

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Most of the state is drought-free this summer, thanks to all the heavy rain. But what does this weather pattern mean for ski season? We asked the experts.
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5280 Health | January 2015

Savings Prescribed

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Denver’s RxRevu uses technology to make your meds more affordable.
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5280 | December 2014

Everyday Environmentalists

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Illustration by Chris Philpot
We hate to break it to you, Colorado, but very few of us are as eco-friendly as we profess to be. Here are 40 ways to change that.
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5280 | August 2014

Shape Shifters

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Keep your summer physique with three moves you can squeeze in between carpool shifts.
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