Braving the Cold Weather? 5 Ways To Protect Your Voice During Winter Outdoor Activities

Whether you are a weekend warrior on the slopes or heading out to watch Sunday night football, even a few minutes of exposure to cold winter temperatures can be harmful on your pipes.

So, if you are planning on heading out in this upcoming cold snap, venturing to a football game or hitting the high altitude Rocky Mountain resorts, you should definitely pay attention.

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Colorado Surgical Team Leads the Country in Innovative Tech for Transoral Robotic Surgery

Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medrobotics Flex(R) System robot is the first system from Medrobotics West of the Mississippi and is the first training center for Medrobotics for laryngeal robotic surgery in the world.

Innovation in tech is always exciting. We line up for the latest releases in mobile technology and dedicate countless pages of internet content to invention, innovation and progress in tech – but nothing touches and changes lives more than advancements in medicine.

And innovation in medical technology means far more than better picture quality or speed. It means that people are building and evolving machines that help save and improve the quality of human lives – and one of the most exciting revolutions in medical technology is happening right in our own backyard. The surgical team at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center in Denver, Colorado has already started to change lives with the acquisition of the Medrobotics Flex®Robotic System – the only system of its kind West of the Mississippi and the only system being used for transoral robotic surgery and laryngeal operations.

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Radishes and their Many Health Benefits

More Beneficial Than Water? How to stay hydrated with these water-logged superfoods

It is drilled into our brains from an early age – ‘Drink your eight glasses of water a day!’. But as easy as this sounds, sometimes downing those eight glasses can feel like torture.

Have no fear, water-haters… You can help reach your goals in other, tastier ways. In fact, some of these superfoods are a better way to hydrate than water itself!

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Fight Acid Reflux – 7 Summer Food Swaps to Avoid Reflux without Ruining Your Summer BBQ

Caused by stomach acid flowing back up into the esophagus, acid reflux is not only uncomfortable, but can be a detriment to your professional voice.

The most common causes of acid reflux are related to consuming large amounts of food that are high in acid and fat, eating heavily before bed, alcohol or carbonated beverages, or taking certain muscle relaxers, ibuprofen or aspirin.

Basically, everything you did over your 4th of July weekend (or typical summer BBQ).

So now that we know the biggest triggers for acid reflux, what are the best alternatives to curb the nasty side effects without ruining your summer BBQ plans?
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Healthy Recipes to Keep You Hydrated – Healthy Summer Slaw

Continuing our week’s worth of ultra-hydrating recipes for summer, we couldn’t leave out the seasonal staple: coleslaw.

Our recipe is not only low in calories, but packs serious nutritional value in addition to more than 90% water content in every ingredient.

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Echinacea is one of the first things we turn to when a cold is coming on, or when we start to feel the aches and pains of the flu. It can be brewed in tea form, taken as a supplement, or an extract to help give our immune system a boost and calm our cold and flu symptoms – but echinacea has a laundry list of health benefits we often overlook.

Did you know you can use echinacea to treat a rattle snake bite or tonsillitis?

Here are some other health benefits of echinacea that go far beyond the common cold:

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Professional Voice Blog | Super Herbs & Spices - Mint


It is one of the most popular breath fresheners, a regular accompaniment to lamb, a go-to dessert garnish, and an effective indigestion remedy. The herb that we are all familiar with, yet know so little about is mint.

There are over twenty species of mint, the most common being peppermint and spearmint, however hybridized forms of the herb can range from fruit-flavored varieties to chocolate mint…most commonly used for after-dinner mints and in dessert applications.

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