While Colorado seniors scored well on various measures, including having the second lowest rate for obesity, cigarette smoking remains a problem.
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Hampton Sides profiles several scientists who are taking a serious look at marijuana through advanced research.
The money raised by the increases will help pay to keep Connect for Health running as federal startup money is phased out.
Sen. Johnny Isakson, of Georgia, and Rep. Jeff Miller, or Florida, are calling for the VA to fix a culture they call “corrosive.”
The state board was considering changing it Wednesday to require parents' permission.
In "The Takeover," Pockross writes about relocating her parents from Chicago to Denver to become their primary caregiver.
The ratio of caregivers to those who need help will decline by half as Colorado's elderly population increases, according to AARP.
Connect for Health's leaders are crafting a plan they say will make the program financially sustainable.
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If the health exchange board approves the 3.5 percent charge for premiums, the fee for a $4,000 yearly plan would go up by $84.
The standing orders establish a set of conditions that streamline prescribing the medication.
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The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment received $300,000 earmarked in the state's new $25 billion budget for prescription disposal.
Dr. William Jones, co-director of the stroke program at UC Hospital, says the new unit could be "a game changer."