The carcinogen occurs naturally in soil and has been appearing in rising levels in drinking water in the valley. Now a new study is examining private wells in the area.
Creating barriers to easy access to guns extends the time before someone can act on an impulse, Colorado School of Public Health researcher says
A $2.2 million profit at St. Vincent Health in Leadville in 2021 turned out to be a mirage
Local public health officials say they can get a better idea of what’s going on with youth using the Healthy Kids Colorado survey, which reaches about 100,000 teens compared with 80,000 nationwide in the CDC’s survey of Youth Risk Behavior.
National Weather Service in Colorado adopts HeatRisk index, which uses local climate data to determine what the hazards could be to people
By Markian Hawryluk, Kaiser Health News Robin Bolduc isn’t the type of person who takes “no” for an answer — particularly when it comes to fixing her husband’s wheelchair. Her husband, Bruce Goguen, 69, is paralyzed from multiple sclerosis. And without his chair, he would be stuck in bed, at risk of developing pneumonia or […]
By Markian Hawryluk, Kaiser Health News Shaunti Meyer, a certified nurse-midwife and medical director at STRIDE Community Health Center in Colorado, doesn’t usually disclose her sexual orientation to patients. But at times it feels appropriate. After telling a transgender patient that she is a lesbian, Meyer learned the woman had recently taken four other trans […]
By Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Health News Michael Keasling of Lakewood was an electrician who loved big trucks, fast cars, and Harley-Davidsons. He’d struggled with diabetes since he was a teenager, needing a kidney transplant from his sister to stay alive. He was already quite sick in August when he contracted West Nile virus after being […]
By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News Sean Deines and his wife, Rebekah, were road-tripping after he lost his job as a bartender when the pandemic hit. But while visiting his grandfather in a remote part of Wyoming, Sean started to feel very ill. Rebekah insisted he go to an urgent care center in Laramie. “‘Your […]
By Markian Hawryluk, Kaiser Health News Days typically start early for patients undergoing opioid addiction treatment at Denver Recovery Group’s six methadone clinics in Colorado. They rise before dawn. Some take three buses to get to a clinic by 5 a.m. for a 15-minute conversation with a counselor and their daily dose of methadone, all […]