We offer free health lectures as part of our mission to help improve the health and well-being of people in our community. Medical experts discuss various health topics in order to educate members of the community on the latest advances in patient care and preventative measures.
Some lectures have been recorded. Glance through our video library to find a health topic you would like to learn more about.
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Please note: Information contained in the following videos was current at the time of production. Your health care provider may provide you with updated, new or different information about treatment and insurance coverage.
Latest Treatment for Painful Tendonitis & Tendon Injuries
Jan. 21, 2010
Do you suffer from tendon pain in your shoulder, elbow, knee or foot? An advanced treatment option called Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy can greatly relieve or stop the pain. Listen to board-certified radiologist Roger Nichols II, MD, one of the region’s most experienced PRP experts, describe this innovative treatment option. View the video.
Treating Stress Incontinence
Jan. 12, 2010
Unintentional urine leakage – known as stress incontinence – is all too common among women, affecting nearly one in four. In this lecture, board-certified gynecologist Lisa Lepine, MD, describes the latest approaches for treating this embarrassing and frustrating condition. View the video.
Diagnosing and Treating Breast Cancer
April 7, 2009
Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer afflicting Boulder County women. Luckily, breast cancer is highly treatable if detected early. In this lecture, a panel of physician specialists provides an overview of how breast cancer is diagnosed and treated. Speakers are medical oncologist Lori Jensen, MD; diagnostic radiologist Robert Helgans, MD; radiation oncologist Meera Patel, MD; general surgeon Sandra Taylor, MD and breast health navigator Gretchen Framel, RN. View the video.
Memory Loss: What's Normal, What's Not
Nov. 18, 2008
Some memory loss is a normal part of aging. We start to misplace car keys or forget the names of people we rarely see. But sometimes forgetfulness is an early sign of serious conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease. In this lecture, neurologist Alan Zacharias, MD, explains normal age-related forgetfulness, abnormal memory loss and the diagnosis and treatment of dementia. View the video.
Say Goodbye to Varicose Veins
Nov. 12, 2008
Are varicose veins keeping you from wearing clothes that show too much leg? You’re not alone. Almost 25 million Americans—mostly women—suffer from unsightly and often painful varicose veins. Until recently, surgery was the standard option for relief. Now there are new minimally invasive alternatives. In this lecture, interventional radiologist Charles Bowles, MD, describes outpatient laser and radio-frequency treatments for varicose veins. View the video.