As addictions to painkillers rise, a new course offered in Denver helps doctors and nurses make difficult decisions
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It's not just recent wildfire smoke that's caused dozens of air pollutant advisories so far this year.
Just a couple extra hours can make a real difference, a study shows. Adults who slept only five or six hours were four times more likely to get sick when exposed to a common cold virus.
Despite major improvements in the uninsured numbers, many with insurance find it's not affordable.
Boulder researchers say the illegal drug, which has been abused by recreational users, appears to have long-term benefits for those suffering from highly traumatic experiences.
Just 6.7 percent of Colorado residents remain uninsured. In 2013 that number was 14.3 percent.
More than 12 organizations are pledging nearly $2 million to keep a contraception program aimed at reducing teen pregnancy and abortion rates going.
The decision over whether to continue using the cavity-fighting additive will impact roughly a quarter of the state's population.
Meteorologist Todd Dankers expects the haze to briefly clear, especially if the northern Front Range gets rain later this week.
The smoke could ease up Thursday but is expected to intensify again by Friday.
Riders in the USA Pro Challenge have to eat up to 7,500 calories a day. But they don't know much about cooking, says the co-founder of Boulder's Skratch Labs.
As suicides hit a record high in Colorado, an expert says stigma continues to surround mental health.
The plague is in the United States to stay. But is easily preventable with proper caution. Experts say to watch for fleas and to avoid handling wild rodents.