Colorado’s child abuse hotline can’t process tips from social media or email — despite a memo urging change
Child advocates have concerns about social media and text tips, even after an unchecked inbox of messages was discovered
AG Phil Weiser backs Philly in lawsuit over supervised-drug-use sites, even if Colorado’s effort is stalledBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Looking for a safe nursing home is hard. And a newly released watch list tells only part of the story.By John Ingold Health Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado expands lawsuit against opioid-maker Purdue Pharma to include its owners, the Sackler familyBy Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado attorney general intervenes in $4.3 billion DaVita-UnitedHealth merger just as deal is finalized
DaVita Medical Group owns two large physicians’ groups in Colorado Springs totaling more than 100 doctors, meaning the sale would have affected patients in the region
Colorado treats marijuana taxes like “a piggy bank.” But now top lawmakers want to limit spending to two areas.
Colorado budget writers want to prioritize spending marijuana tax money on opioids and education, but it could mean cuts elsewhere
The state ranked poorly in health outcomes and mediocre overall in the latest national report on child well-being by the Annie E. Casey Foundation
New statistics released Thursday show that Colorado's vaccination rates for kindergarteners have worsened for some key immunizations. Critics say Polis' efforts don't go far enough.
The state recorded 349 deaths from prescription painkillers, dropping by 24 from the previous year
Colorado is creating a network of doctors to diagnose child abuse and keep kids from slipping through the safety net
The state has just six doctors board certified in child abuse pediatrics, and they’re all on the Front Range
The Colorado Democrat’s early achievements are featured in emails to supporters from his 2022 reelection campaign
How Summit County residents, fed up with high health care prices, banded together and negotiated a better deal
The Peak Health Alliance was able to get its local hospital to lower prices by 20%. Colorado officials hope it can become a model for communities across the state.
Don’t suck out the venom, do bring your phone: What a trail runner’s rattlesnake bite can teach Colorado adventurers
Snake bites are rare, but a bad situation can get worse if you have to run for help