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A Letter From A Veteran

Rather than crafting my own Veteran’s Day message as I usually do, I asked my dad, in an email, to tell me what his thoughts were on this Veteran’s Day. Here was his response: 

By John Wicklund, U.S. Army veteran of WWII

Russell Uses Health Scare to Express Solidarity

October was Breast Cancer Awareness month and gave all kinds of groups and organizations a chance to spread the word about how important early detection is in fighting this deadly disease. 

The importance of awareness and treatment options don’t end tomorrow — just ask Pam Russell, communications director for the First Judicial District Attorney.

Lutheran Medical Center joins Trautman & Shreve construction workes wearing pink hard hats

Physicians and staff at Lutheran Medical Center joined construction workers who are remodeling the hospital’s Emergency Department in wearing “Pink Hard Hats” at the job site. The staff of the Breast Care Center, Emergency Department and workers from Trautman & Shreve and Kiewit wore pink hard hats to support breast cancer screening and awareness as part of EMCOR’s “Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today” campaign.

SCL Health to consolidate system functions in Broomfield

SCL Health plans to move its headquarters from Denver to Broomfield next year to prepare for future growth, create operational efficiencies and improve collaboration.

Baby Can't Wait

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — A Colorado family had no choice but to deliver their child on the side of...


Classes & Events

Classes & Events

Upcoming Events

DIMENSIONS Tobacco Free Program

DIMENSIONS Tobacco Free Program. Quit Smoking.

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Learning Center Classrooms
8300 W. 38th Avenue
2nd Floor
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033


This class is designed for expectant mothers who plan to breastfeed. Topics include: establishing and maintaining an abundant milk supply, how to latch and position baby at the breast, introducing a bottle, how to avoid common problems, how to choose the right breast pump and accessories, and returning to work while breastfeeding.

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Lutheran Medical Center Womens Education Center classrooms
8300 West 38th Avenue
2nd Floor North
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
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Health & Wellness Library

Your Optimal health starts here


We know you want to be healthy. Lutheran Medical Center offers a continuum of care to help you live your best life. Whether you are managing a chronic disease or preparing for the birth of your baby, our tools will help you play an active role in managing your wellness.

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Lutheran Medical Center is a 338 bed acute-care hospital in Wheat Ridge, Colorado that also operates West Pines, Collier Hospice and Colorado Lutheran Home and Apartments. Lutheran’s premier services include a birthing center, Heart and Neurovascular Center, robotic surgery, Primary Stroke Center, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Orthopedics, a Level III Trauma Center, a Senior ER, Senior Behavioral Health and a Senior Surgery Center.