The Grillo Health Information Center answers a health question each month to be published by the Boulder Daily Camera.
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06/09/2009 - Q. My mother recently developed shingles and was treated with antiviral drugs and pain medications. What exactly is shingles? How can we avoid another outbreak? A. Shingles is a painful skin rash
Grillo: EECP for chronic chest pain
04/07/2009 - Q. I have frequent chest pain, and my cardiologist recommended I try a treatment option called EECP. What is it, and how does it work? A. Enhanced External Counterpulsation (EECP), also known ECP
Grillo: Understanding pre-hypertension
02/04/2008 - Q: I went to the doctor recently and my blood pressure was 129/87. My doctor told me that I have “pre-hypertension.” What does that mean? Where can do my own research on it?
Grillo: Obesity associated with cancer risk
10/01/2007 - Q : My doctor wants me to lose my extra weight and warned the added pounds could increase my risk for cancer. Where can I get information regarding a link between weight and cancer?