Over the next three decades, more than 300 counties in the West will see more severe smoke waves from wildfires, sometimes lasting weeks longer than in years past.
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In Colorado, maternal mortality rates are low at around 35 women per year, but experts have trouble comparing data nationwide. A new law requires the state to review and collect data on deaths of mothers.
As E-Cigarettes Get More Sophisticated, Questions Mount About Privacy, Potential To Maximize Addiction
The circuit boards in JUULs and other vaping devices are getting more complex, but will that technological might help treat nicotine addiction or start them anew?
Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains CEO Vicki Cowart and Republican state Rep. Lori Saine both have stakes in the discussion, just at opposite ends.
Congress is considering legislation to encourage "outdoor therapy" for veterans with injuries or post-traumatic stress. Volunteer groups are already running similar programs in national parks.
For the Rescue Mission's executive director, the news was almost too good to be true.
A new report scorecard from The Commonwealth fund ranks Colorado 45th among states in alcohol-related deaths, even as it fares better for health problem prevention and treatment.
Rural America has been particularly hard hit by opioid drug overdose deaths, with rates higher than urban areas for longer than a decade.
Federal officials say Colorado's application for the approval of its reinsurance program is complete. The program will lower health insurance premiums on the individual market by up to 21 percent on the individual market.
The goal is to make colonoscopies — and doctors — more efficient.
Like much of the United States, Colorado is fighting a persistent drug epidemic marked by increasing numbers of drug overdose deaths.
As using e-cigarettes, or vaping, has overtaken smoking traditional cigarettes in popularity among students in the U.S., schools are trying to balance cracking down and helping kids stave off addiction.
Denver Health says Denver has higher rates of alcohol abuse than similar counties that include cities like Seattle, Portland, San Francisco and Austin.
Like a lot of products, once an e-cigarette or pod is thrown away it doesn’t really go away. It just goes somewhere else.
Washington state will enter the private health insurance market with a universally available public option -- which is expected to be as much as 10 percent cheaper than private insurance. The governor will sign the plan into law Monday.