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How life at altitude impacts people — and animals

September 16, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — People living at higher altitudes tend to be healthier, but definitive evidence as to why remains elusive. There is debatable data, and some contradictory studies, as well as the persistent prospect that,...

Striking a Conversation: Mental Health For All Ages

August 19, 2019

As part of its annual Longevity Project, the Post Independent is embarking on an enterprise series titled “Striking a Conversation: Mental Health for All Ages.” The goal is to not just look at problems affecting...

Haims column: Managing cancer therapy side effects

May 7, 2019

There are many types of cancer treatments. Some are quite taxing on the mind and body and others, perhaps less. Cancer poses many known and unknown challenges — the disease alone can be daunting to...