Articles By Jennifer Brown

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Despite reforms, the number of children dying of abuse and neglect in Colorado hasn’t subsided

Fewer than half of child deaths are reviewed, and the child protection ombudsman is calling for a new process

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Colorado lawmakers failed to pass a bill to improve immunization rates in 2019. Here’s what’s new this year.

Hundreds of people, many of them opposed to vaccines, filled the Capitol hallways Wednesday to testify on a bill that makes it harder to get an exemption

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Colorado wants to let pharmacists write prescriptions for HIV prevention drugs

House Bill 1061 to make PrEP available at pharmacies without a doctor's visit is aimed at eliminating HIV infections in Colorado as prevention funding is cut and access plateaus

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Their baby was taken away and placed in foster care for 164 days. It turns out, he had a bone disorder.

The Bryants’ son was one of 4,772 Colorado children removed from their homes by child welfare authorities and living in foster care last year. But their story isn’t the typical tale of a child rescued from abuse or neglect.

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Colorado vowed to end the waitlist for an adult disability program by 2020. Nearly 3,000 people are still waiting.

The Medicaid program provides 24/7 care for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. The average wait is currently eight years.

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Speciality drugs are saving lives in Colorado and beyond. But who should pay for them?

High-profile cases in Colorado expose the disconnect between drug manufacturers and insurance companies in the era of personalized medicine

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A youth corrections center plagued by escapes, drugs and a riot is headed for a physical — and cultural — reorganization

Questions remain about whether the alterations at Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center are enough to fix persistent problems within Colorado's Division of Youth Services