Tooth decay is the most common chronic infection in kids. It's an especially serious problem for poor children.
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The goal is simple, the techniques easy. Let the mother see her baby being born, if she wants to, and give her the baby immediately following the birth, so they can bond before the baby is taken away.
The state's divorce rate at 4.08 divorces per 1,000 residents, the lowest rate since 2004. There were 21,483 divorces in 2013.
"Patients do die of TB every year. It’s when we take our eyes off of it that’s when resurgence and deaths occur," one expert says.
The way hospitals are designed, how staff are trained, and patients themselves all play a role in keeping accidents to a minimum.
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.