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Leave fireworks to the pros this Fourth of July

June 19, 2024
Fireworks are a Fourth of July tradition for many families, but it’s important to remember that fireworks are illegal in the City and County...

A Call to Wear Orange and End Gun Violence This June

June 05, 2024
On January 21, 2013, fifteen-year-old Hadiya Pendleton performed with her Chicago high school majorette squad at President Obama’s...

May is National Bicycle Safety Month

May 02, 2024
National Bicycle Safety Month is celebrated every May and reminds bicyclists and motorists to put safety first when sharing the road. Bicycling is...

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April 01, 2024
Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of crashes and deaths in Colorado, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT)....

Holiday Travel Safety Tips

November 01, 2023
It’s that time of the year again. The holiday season has arrived! Holiday safety is an issue that burns brightest from late November to...

Halloween Safety Tips

October 26, 2023
Trick or treat! It’s that time of the year again, when kids hit the streets in their spookiest costumes in search of sweet goodies and...

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

August 30, 2023
We can all help prevent suicide. September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness month, a time when communities can come together and share...

July Is National Heatstroke Prevention Month

July 06, 2023
According to NoHeatStroke.org, 949 children have died due to vehicular heatstroke since 1998. Yet, all these deaths could have been prevented. The...

Firework Safety Tips For a Safe Fourth of July

June 26, 2023
Fireworks are a Fourth of July tradition for many families, but it’s important to remember that fireworks are not legal in the City of Denver...

May is National Water Safety Month, here’s our checklist for a safe and fun summer

May 24, 2023
May is National Water Safety Month and the Denver Health Trauma and Injury Prevention Program is promoting fun and safety in, on, and around the...

Tips for injury prevention during National Trauma Awareness Month of May

May 17, 2023
Unintentional injury remains the leading cause of death for children and adults up to age 45. According to the Centers for Disease Control and...

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May 16, 2023
Safety tips for Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month of May Riding a motorcycle can be a thrilling experience, but it's important to remember that...

May is National Stop the Bleed Month

May 11, 2023
Stop the Bleed campaign highlights importance of early intervention May is National Stop the Bleed Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness...

September is Falls Prevention Awareness Month

September 01, 2022
While older adults and young children are at the highest risk for being injured from falls, everyone is at risk, according to the Brain Injury...

June is National Home Safety Awareness Month

June 08, 2022
National Home Safety Awareness Month, part of National Safety Month, is celebrated in June when people focus on how they can keep their homes safe...

May is Stroke Awareness Month

May 13, 2022
Stroke is a leading cause of disability and is the number five cause of death in the United States. It is dangerous and deadly; however, you can...

National Bike Safety Month

May 09, 2022
Cycling is one of Colorado’s most popular pastimes and a popular form of transportation, especially in the Denver metro area. May is National...

May is National Water Safety Month

May 02, 2022
May is National Water Safety Month and the Denver Health Trauma and Injury Prevention Program would like to promote fun and safety in, on, and...

A Note to New and Expecting Parents: Five Tips for Car Seat Safety

September 21, 2020
Whether you're a new parent or expecting a baby in the near future – congratulations! Welcoming a new baby is one of the most exciting,...

How to Enjoy the Fourth of July Responsibly During COVID-19

July 02, 2020
We know that celebrating the Fourth of July during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is going to look a lot different than it normally...

Life-Changing Weight Loss Journey For Denver Health Nurse

October 30, 2019
From time to time, we come across interesting and inspiring stories about our more than 7,000 Denver Health team members. Nurse manager Tina Van...

How Presidents Died & How We Would Treat Them Now

February 15, 2019
Throughout the history of the United States of America, there have been 43 presidents who have governed our nation (45 presidential terms because...

Inpatient vs Outpatient

June 05, 2018
By: Chi Zheng, M.D., Patrick Ryan, M.D. and Marisa Echaniz, M.D. How Providers Are Working Together to Bridge the Divide As hospitalists, we build...

Taking Care of Our Caregivers

May 17, 2018
The Role for Structured Debriefing After Adverse Patient Outcomes Clinical work can take an emotional toll on health care providers. Especially,...
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