A task force recommends a ban on marijuana sales in unincorporated Jefferson County.
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Imagine being diagnosed with a chronic disease, and then, after a year-long slog through medical tests and doctors’ visits, learning it was nothing more than a food sensitivity.
Chronic stress can lead to heart disease, cancer and other health problems. A study shows it doesn't matter if the stress comes from major life events or minor hassles. Time to take a deep breath?
The Census Bureau also found nearly 63 percent of low-income Colorado children are covered by government health insurance programs.
As the death toll mounts in West Africa from Ebola, one Colorado non-profit is among the groups racing to help.
Are you more an apple or a pear? If it's the former, you've got company. Americans' waistlines are growing, even though obesity rates have plateaued. And more belly fat increases health risks.
Under federal law, gay men aren’t allowed to donate blood, but many doctors and scientists think the law goes too far.
The U.S. military plans to establish a medical base in Liberia to help stop the Ebola epidemic. It will build 1,700 new treatment beds and train up to 500 health care workers every week.
About 27 percent of respiratory tract infections in children are caused by bacteria, a study finds. But doctors prescribe antibiotics for 57 percent, leading to 11 million unneeded prescriptions.
The rare virus is spreading fast, and doctors don't have an instant test to find out who has it. So parents should be ready to seek help quickly if a child has a cold that's rapidly getting worse.
Something as simple as eating fish can help lower the risk of hearing loss, researchers say. All types of fish helped. And since many people don't eat fish at all, there's an opportunity here.
Daily smokers are less likely to graduate from high school or college and are at higher risk of suicide, according to an analysis of three long-term studies of teenagers in Australia and New Zealand.