The Colorado HealthOP is one of roughly 20 nationally that opened after Obamacare started, designed to shake up the health insurance marketplace.
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Having police, school nurses, drug users and family equipped with kits to reverse an overdose saves lives, doctors say. But reversing addiction requires follow-up care that many users aren't getting.
- It's hard to predict how quickly a woman's fertility will decline and if she'll be a good candidate for egg freezing. But doctors try to figure that out with something called an ovarian reserve test.Read More
- Recent football-related deaths have renewed focus on the sport's risks. Ex-pro Nate Jackson and Nahshon Ellerbe, a former high school star, explain their love of the game — and how to make it safer.Read More
The money was included in the measure passed Wednesday to avoid a government shutdown.
Most experts seem to think it’s a combination of factors -- economics, ease of access, and even that there’s just less to do in southeast Colorado.
So far this year, the number of cases in Colorado is much higher than last year and researchers are trying to figure out why.
Hispanics are less likely to get cancer than non-Hispanic whites, but they're more susceptible to gallbladder, liver and stomach cancer. And country of origin affects cancer risk, too.
- A huge federal study was halted early when a preliminary analysis of the results found clear evidence that lowering blood pressure can slash heart attacks, strokes, heart failure and deaths.Read More
Baltimore Health Commissioner Leana Wen is working to put the anti-overdose medication naloxone into the hands of as many heroin users as possible. But the price of the antidote has nearly doubled.
It's not just recent wildfire smoke that's caused dozens of air pollutant advisories so far this year.
Just a couple extra hours can make a real difference, a study shows. Adults who slept only five or six hours were four times more likely to get sick when exposed to a common cold virus.
Despite major improvements in the uninsured numbers, many with insurance find it's not affordable.
Boulder researchers say the illegal drug, which has been abused by recreational users, appears to have long-term benefits for those suffering from highly traumatic experiences.