In the News
“Natural” immunity protection and variants - Aug 16, 2021
If you’ve recovered from COVID19, you still need to get the vaccine. Back in May, I gave four reasons why but this is particularly important with Delta and future variants of concern.
COVID-19 Vaccines: Myth Versus Fact - May 10, 2021
Lisa Maragakis, M.D., M.P.H., senior director of infection prevention, and Gabor Kelen, M.D., director of the Johns Hopkins Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response, review some common myths circulating about the vaccine and clear up confusion with reliable facts.
Make Your Health a Priority During the Pandemic - Feburary 15, 2021
We know that many people are apprehensive about going out during the pandemic and staying home has become the new normal. As the pandemic continues to stretch on, it is very important that you continue to take care of your health.
Influenza Awareness - August 27, 2020
A few things to consider before you get your flu vaccine this year.
Household Needles and Sharps - October 7, 2019
How to safely dispose of household needles and other sharps.
September is Influenza Awareness Month - September 6, 2019
Influenza season is right around the corner and Arbor Family Medicine is up to the task of identifying and managing various types of influenza
In-House Billing as of June 1 - May 13, 2019
Arbor Family Medicine will be taking over billing from an external billing service in order to provide our patients with better customer service.
Free Non-Certification CPR and Stop the Bleed Classes - April 22, 2019
North Metro Fire offers free non-certification CPR classes and Stop the Bleed classes throughout the year. Family & Friends CPR is the perfect class for individuals of all ages to learn CPR and AED use if they don't need a certification card for their job. These classes are free and offered throughout the year. Stop the Bleed classes are meant to teach participants how to control bleeding following a traumatic injury, which is vital for survival. Participants will learn how to pack a wound and apply a tourniquet during the class.
Drug Take-Back Day - April 16, 2019
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is hosting a Drug Take-Back Day this April 27th from 10am to 2pm.
It's Almost Flu Season - August 10, 2018
Flu season is fast approaching and we are pumping up for the season! Here are a few things to consider before you get your flu vaccine this year.
Welcome Our New Physician, Camri McGinn, MD! - July 23, 2018
Dr. Camri McGinn recently completed her Family Medicine Residency training at St. Joseph Hospital in Denver, CO where she served as the chief resident during her final year of training. She is now a Board Certified Family Physician and is excited to grow her practice at Arbor.
FDA says stop using over-the-counter benzocaine products on teething infants - May 23, 2018
The FDA has issued a warning against over-the-counter teething products containing benzocaine, saying they pose a "serious risk to infants and children" and lack benefit, as well.
Welcome Our New PA, Zach Amdurer! - June 28, 2017
Zach Amdurer is a nationally certified Physician Assistant. He is passionate about family medicine—where he can practice preventative medicine with a holistic approach, as well as treatments in acute and chronic care.
Cosmetic and Therapeutic Botox - June 1, 2017
Dr Rosenblum is now doing cosmetic and therapeutic Botox, which can be used for migraines, severe headaches, softening facial lines, excessive sweating, and twitchy eye.
New Registration and Check-In Process - May 1, 2017
We are excited to announce a new check-in process that is tablet-based. The initial visit takes some additional time because of the new electronic agreements. You will have the opportunity to check-in in advance if we have your e-mail, via a link sent to you 2-3 days before your scheduled appointment. The intial log-in takes about 20 minutes, but after that it's much much faster.
FDA Pulls Over-the-Counter Antibacterial Soaps - September 6, 2016
Over-the-counter antibacterial soaps containing any of 19 specific active ingredients can no longer be marketed, the FDA announced Friday, including those with triclosan and triclocarban. The rule does not affect antibacterial products used in healthcare settings, FDA said in a release, nor does it apply to OTC alcohol handrubs or wipes.
Vaccine Refusal Tied to Increased Risk of Measles and Pertussis - March 25, 2016
Recent research suggests delaying or skipping childhood vaccinations is contributing to U.S. outbreaks of measles and pertussis.
Change in Laboratory Services - August 11, 2015
As of August 24, 2015, walk-in blood draws for our patients are now being done next door in Suite C at the new CLS Laboratory.
August is National Immunization Awareness Month - August 1, 2015
Each year in August, the CDC's National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) provides an opportunity to highlight the value of immunization across the lifespan.
Arbor Supports Community Friend: Broomfield High School - March 20, 2015
Arbor Family Medicine has been a proud supporter Broomfield High School for many years and was happy to contribute to their 2015 Gala!
Healthy Lifestyle Cuts Risk of Heart Attack by 86% in Swedish Cohort Study - September 26, 2014
"A healthy diet, moderate alcohol consumption, a smaller waist circumference, and not smoking were each independently associated with a lower risk of MI in a large cohort of healthy Swedish men. When these four lifestyle behaviors were combined with physical activity, individuals who adhered to all five healthy practices had an 86% lower risk of MI when compared with a high-risk group of individuals who didn't adhere to any to healthy behaviors."
New Patient Portal is Here! - July 16, 2014
Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Tattoo Ink, Tattoo Needles, Tattoo kits due to Microbial Contamination - July 15, 2014
"White & Blue Lion, Inc. in the City of Industry, CA is recalling all lots of tattoo Inks and tattoo needles due to pathogenic bacterial contamination. Use of these products may cause bacterial infection and can lead to sepsis, a potentially life-threatening complication of an infection. As of an extra precaution, they are also recalling all tubes and ink cups as well."
Number of measles cases increasing at a rate not seen in nearly two decades - April 25, 2014
"Two major television networks, major newspapers and consumer health media outlets covered a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the April 25 issue of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report showing that measles is on the upswing in the US."
Coming Soon: New Patient Portal - March 27, 2014
2014 Vaccination Updates - February 1, 2014
Voluntary medical male circumcision for HIV prevention - July 2012
“Medical male circumcision reduces the risk of female-to-male sexual transmission of HIV by approximately 60%.”
Arbor Family Receives Recognition for Use of Electronic Health Records
Obesity and Related Conditions - February 16, 2012
by Dr. Kenneth Hahn
“Obesity is an epidemic in this country and Colorado is no exception,
although it does have one of the lowest rates of obesity in the country.”
Junk Science Isn't a Victimless Crime - January 11, 2011
“Vaccines don't cause autism and there was never any proof that they do. Too bad kids had to die while we figured that out.”
Arbor Family Medicine is GOING GREEN - January 4, 2011
Follow the link to see our solar power plant at work.
Breast is best: New WHI data extend CV benefits of breast-feeding to mom - April 23, 2009
“Women who breast-fed for a year or more were less likely to develop hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and cardiovascular disease when postmenopausal than women who were pregnant but never breast-fed.”
Medicare Cutbacks a Disaster - July 10, 2008
by Dr. Philip J. Rosenblum
“The U.S. Senate Wednesday voted 69-30 to end a filibuster against a bill intended to block severe cuts in Medicare physician payments.”