Fresh air and sunshine lured thousands of tuberculosis patients to Colorado a century ago, helping to drive growth while leaving a legacy.
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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.