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Black and Latino Coloradans are being disproportionately hit by monkeypox as cases rise

As of Thursday, there have been 168 confirmed monkeypox cases in Colorado. The majority are in Denver.

Health

Colorado moves another step closer to importing lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada

The state has signed contracts with three organizations to serve as exporters, importers and safety monitors

Health

Officially, heat deaths are not very common in Colorado. The reality is more complicated.

Colorado sees only a handful of heat-related deaths per year, but the statistics don’t capture heat’s more pernicious effects

Health

Researchers at CU-Anschutz are trying to crack the code on long COVID by looking at T cells

A study suggests using an antiviral drug like Paxlovid may help those with lingering COVID symptoms

Coronavirus

10 years after the Aurora theater shooting, how does Colorado remember?

A decade later, families changed by the mass shooting strive to make a difference despite the growing gun deaths and “everything that continues to happen.”

Coloradans

Colorado health insurance prices set to jump next year — at least for some

Premium rates could increase 11% on average statewide for people buying insurance on their own, but regulators say the Colorado Option will provide some relief

Health

Monkeypox may be spreading undetected in Colorado. Here’s what that means.

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment scheduled two vaccine clinics, part of a shift in strategy

Health

Heidi Ganahl beats Greg Lopez in Republican primary for Colorado governor

University of Colorado Regent Heidi Ganahl overcame big spending by Democrats, who backed former Parker Mayor Greg Lopez in the 2022 Republican primary

Election 2022

Why fixing Colorado’s health care system is becoming more about housing and less about insurance

Michele Lueck, the outgoing head of the Colorado Health Institute, says lawmakers have done about all they can to expand access to health insurance

Health

Colorado moves one step closer to a government-designed health insurance plan

The Colorado Option is designed by state regulators, but will be sold by individual insurance companies

Health

COVID vaccines for the youngest Coloradans are here. We have answers to your questions.

Federal regulators have approved both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines for kids as young as 6 months

Coronavirus

Colorado’s plan to import prescription drugs from Canada just got a boost, thanks to Congress

A provision in an obscure bill would require the Food and Drug Administration to set up an importation program

Health

2 presumptive cases of monkeypox identified in Colorado, officials say risk of spread is low

The Denver-area man who tested positive first had recently traveled from Canada and is currently isolating at home

Health

Experts at Colorado conference warn of “small window” to act amid deepening climate crisis

There is 49% more heat currently trapped by human-emitted greenhouse gases than there was in 1990, data presented at NOAA’s 50th Global Monitoring Annual Conference shows

Climate

It’s time for Coloradans to think about COVID again. Here are 5 things to know.

Infections are still rising in Colorado thanks to hyper-transmissible variants, but the outlook is not too bleak

Coronavirus

Colorado hospitals nearly led the nation for charges to the privately insured, report finds

The analysis from the Rand Corp. found Colorado hospitals charged privately insured patients nearly three times what Medicare paid for the same services, but hospitals dispute the numbers

Health

Colorado has identified five cases of a mystery hepatitis in children

The disease remains rare, and the state has not seen any deaths or kids who needed a liver transplant

Health

When will COVID vaccines be approved for young Colorado kids? Here’s what we know.

Gov. Jared Polis has pressed the federal government to speed up the approval timeline

Coronavirus

Majority of homeowners trying to rebuild after the Marshall fire may be massively underinsured, analysis finds

The Colorado Division of Insurance says the total amount of underinsurance may be as high as $179 million

Wildfire

Colorado is about to (possibly, maybe, conditionally) adopt permanent daylight saving time

Even though Gov. Jared Polis is expected to sign the bill, clocks wouldn’t be frozen until Congress passes a law and at least four other Mountain time zone states join in

Politics and Government
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