An NPR probe finds many nursing homes are still prescribing schizophrenia drugs to calm dementia patients — despite FDA warnings — but only 2 percent of excessive-medication cases result in penalties.
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"Colorado Matters" listeners chimed in to share their thoughts about whether those with terminal illnesses have a right to get help ending their lives.
Auditors found Connect for Health Colorado hasn’t “sufficiently ensured” millions in public money was spent according to both its own and federal rules.
Ninety-five people from 17 Colorado counties have been hospitalized due to flu.
Citing reduced risk of HIV and other sexually acquired diseases, the federal agency says health care providers should discuss circumcision with men as well as parents of infants and teen boys.
Some Colorado lawmakers want to give people like Charles Selsberg more options, but opponents say legalizing suicide is dangerous.
The needle-free injections are being used for immunizations in eight states across the country, including Colorado.
More individuals and families have signed up for health insurance coverage than at this time last year, officials say.
Native American troops who faced combat get help from a CU public health center via teleconferences, and from their traditional ceremonies.
Flu-related hospitalizations are "the tip of the iceberg" said the state epidemiologist.
A study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that 1 in 3 adults drinks excessively. That means eight or more drinks per week for women, and 15 or more drinks a week for men.
Diabetes costs the United States $322 billion a year, or $1,000 for each American. That's 48 percent more than it was just five years ago.
That’s slightly lower than this year’s gain of 10 percent, the survey says, but still in line with the state average for recent years.
Even if your health insurance is provided by an employer, your plan may be changing quite a bit in 2015. Here's a guide to the questions you should keep in mind when looking over your options.