The bill would affect prescriptions written for patients in acute but short-term pain. Gov. Hickenlooper has yet to sign the measure into law.
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Positive tests for opiates have fallen since 2012, the year marijuana was legalized in Colorado.
The director of the state health department says e-cigarette companies are marketing to teens and putting them at risk.
Public health officials worry that teen use of e-cigarettes could be an emerging disaster, reversing years of declines in smoking.
A Denver Health researcher posed as a pregnant woman and called 400 dispensaries inquiring about products for morning sickness.
In her new book "The Nature Fix," journalist Florence Williams documents scientists' quest to understand how being outdoors affects our health.
Pregnant women who use cannabis are more likely to have babies who weigh less, and possibly adverse brain development.
Walmart is in talks to acquire healthcare giant Humana, just one of several big changes on the horizon for the industry.
Expired or unused prescription drugs are dangerous when left behind in medicine cabinets.
Jacquin Buchanan is part of an international network of people who use 3-D printers to make prosthetic limbs for people for free.
"Just Elliot' tells the story of a young boy with autism as a way for more typical kids to understand how it feels.
In 2014, there were 15 freestanding ERs in Colorado. Now there are more than 50.
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British drugmaker GW Pharmaceuticals is seeking permission to sell its medication for rare, hard-to-treat seizures in children.