Smartphone app allows veterans to create "virtual hope boxes” to keep reminders of positive events, videos of loved-ones and inspiring quotes close at hand.
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Some of the priciest markets for insurance include rural counties in Georgia and the areas around ski resorts in Colorado. While many people in these places will receive government subsidies to help pay for premiums, the portion that they pay will still be higher than what they would have to foot elsewhere.
Alarms are good and necessary things in hospital care — except when there are so many that caregivers miss signals of a patient in crisis. Trying to conquer "alarm fatigue," one hospital turned off the beeps — and found that patient care actually improved.
E-cigarettes and other new tobacco products should be regulated like the real thing, according to the CDPHE.
In the new book, “Revolutionary Medicine,” University of Denver historian Jeanne Abrams writes about the founding fathers’ and mothers’ contributions to medicine.
Over the past decade, thousands of mentally ill people have been funneling in and out of the nation's jails, landing in places that are ill-equipped to treat them. Illinois' Cook County Jail has some of the most innovative programs in the country, but staff say it's a far cry from actual treatment.
In recent interview, the President also voiced cautious support for state-level legalization efforts.
Research by Downs at the University of Colorado led to the requirement that every newborn infant is given a hearing test.
The Hickenlooper administration says Colorado will not experience the same results as Oregon did when the state expanded Medicaid in 2008.
About 1000 people a day are signing up for new Medicaid benefits in Colorado under the Affordable Care Act.