The way hospitals are designed, how staff are trained, and patients themselves all play a role in keeping accidents to a minimum.
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The healthcare system failed Carole Hemmelgarn's daughter, she says. Now she's on a mission to prevent future medical errors.
For the first time, Colorado parents can find out what percentage of children have opted out of vaccines. But many schools don't have data on every student.
Researchers may be getting closer to finding the cause of a mystery illness that caused paralysis in more than a dozen Colorado children in fall of 2014.
Tobacco's link to lung cancer, stroke and heart attack is well-known. But smokers are also more likely to die from kidney failure, infections and breast cancer, a revised tally suggests.
Not enough of our children are protected against Measles said the deputy director of the state health department’s Division of Disease Control.
The report ranked the health of Colorado babies and children 24th in the nation, with no progress from the last report card.
The Colorado State Patrol reports that 674 drivers received marijuana citations in 2014.
Rep. Janak Joshi, R-Colorado Springs, said the exchange has had many problems and isn’t working well.
This story begins an exploration of how Colorado is responding to the national opioid epidemic.
A 6-year-old can't be vaccinated against measles because he is recovering from leukemia. He faces a higher risk because parents at his California school have chosen not to vaccinate their kids.
Making pot legal for adults means teens will be more likely to use it too, say pediatricians. And while they're concerned about health effects, they say there are better ways to deter usage than jail.
A simple blood test can analyze bits of fetal DNA leaked in the mother's bloodstream. It's less risky than invasive alternatives like amniocentesis, but it doesn't tell as much about fetal health.