Many employers who test for drugs don't screen employees for opioids. Yet opioid abuse is linked to problems with workplace productivity and safety.
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- A long-acting implant has gained approval from an FDA advisory committee. It could soon become the latest on a very short list of medical options.Read More
Health care policy promises to be a major headliner during the legislative session that began Wednesday.
CRISPR has made genetic modification cheaper, faster and more precise than ever. But what should Colorado scientists do with all that power?
As lawmakers start the 2016 session, Colorado's governor lays out his biggest priorities, and faces questions about promises made last year.
The restaurant says the subpoena requires it to produce a "broad range" of documents.
- Regulators have logged dozens, even hundreds, of complaints against some health providers for violating federal patient privacy law. Warnings are doled out privately, and sanctions are rarely imposed.Read More
The Denver-based company’s been hit by foodborne illnesses across the country, from E. coli in Kansas, to norovirus in Boston, to Salmonella in Minnesota.
Colorado researchers are studying a disease that's led some parts of Central America to be called "Land of the Widows."
- For the first time in decades, the number of children with asthma isn't increasing, federal scientists report. But cases continue to rise among African-American children and poor children.Read More
- Now that recreational use of marijuana is legal in four states, law enforcement officials are looking for quicker ways to test drivers for excessive pot use. Entrepreneurs are taking on the challenge.Read More
Fluoride in tap water helps many Coloradans strengthen their dental health. But what happens if you don't trust what's coming out of the tap?
A "Death with Dignity" bill is back under a new name: "End of Life Options."
- A Canadian researcher finds that taking antidepressants while pregnant may increase the risk of having a child with autism spectrum disorder. But others say the real culprit may be depression itself.Read More