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March 12, 2024: Colorado could put price cap on pharmaceutical drug; Dr. Antonia Novello’s journey of ‘unexpected service’

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Dr. Antonia Novello and Jill Tietjen
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Dr. Antonia Novello (left) , the first woman to serve as U.S. Surgeon General, and her co-author, Colorado Women’s Hall of Famer Jill Tietjen.

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Colorado may become the first state to cap the price for a pharmaceutical drug it says is unaffordable. Then, Dr. Antonia Novello is used to breaking barriers as the first woman and first Hispanic person to serve as the U.S. Surgeon General. She held that office from 1990 to 1993. And after a year of turmoil and challenges, Central City Opera has a new artistic director.