Truvada for PrEP, an HIV antiretroviral drug, is taken by HIV-negative people who are at risk for contracting HIV. (Tony Webser, via Creative Commons)

As HIV infection rates rise in Colorado, pharmacies can now prescribe preventative pills

Medication to protect people from contracting HIV was approved in 2012, but public health officials want to increase access to the drug

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Cameron Peak fire 100% contained after 112 days

The fire started Aug. 13 in the Roosevelt National Forest between Cameron Peak and the Chambers Lake Campground, destroying 461 structures

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New Colorado unemployment claims double over two-week span as businesses under COVID restrictions shed jobs

Hotels and restaurants are the top industries affected by new job claims, as battered Department of Labor deals with more fraud and investigating cases on hold for weeks, months

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“Stretched thin”: Colorado superintendent survey highlights concerns with teacher burnout, learning loss

The findings highlight the problems school districts need to solve this year — and the potentially long-lasting consequences of a year or more of disrupted learning