Denver non-profit Sobriety House says it has beds and programs available, but needs increased financial support to take on more clientele.
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Denver officials will pay a visit this month to Vancouver to see if they can learn from that city's innovative approach to injection drug use.
Some of the problems the new dean of the Colorado School of Public Health worked on in California are becoming issues to be addressed on Colorado's Front Range.
A recent article in the Washington Post details a Denver-based DEA investigation that linked the nation's largest drug company to suspicious narcotics sales. It says DEA investigators think the company, McKesson Corporation, was let off the hook too easily by federal attorneys.
The U.S. Air Force said that firefighting foam used in training from Peterson Air Force Base contaminated groundwater and soil at levels well above advised limits.
State epidemiologist Dr. Rachel Herlihy says it's difficult to pinpoint what is causing the high numbers.
Herb Myers' terminally ill wife was grateful for Colorado's aid-in-dying law. The process was more cumbersome than he anticipated, but much better than the alternative.
Obamacare survives, along with plenty of questions about its future, and for people who want to sign up for coverage under the program.
Arapahoe House serves 5,000 patients per year. The decision to shutter the 42-year-old organization was approved by its board during a tearful meeting.
About a third of those who obtain a prescription decide in the end not to use the drug, according to the group Compassion and Choices.
Colorado has notified parents that funding is still in question for CHIP and asked that recipients start exploring other insurance options.
The House and Senate are considering major changes to the Affordable Care Act and other health care-related tax credits.
If Congress doesn’t restore CHIP funding by the end of December, the state plans to issue another batch of letters.
Denver Harm Reduction Action Center is the state's largest needle exchange, taking in about 3,000 used syringes a day.
Colorado has began sending letters to CHIP enrollees advising them that they need to look at private insurance coverage options. Formal termination notices could go out in mid-December.