It’s been legal to drop off newborns in Colorado since 2000, so why aren’t suspicious infant deaths declining?
From 2001-18, 64 infants have been handed over at fire stations and hospitals under the Safe Haven Law. Advocates say a new generation of teens doesn’t know the law exists
Colorado joins lawsuit against Trump administration’s effort to increase Obamacare birth-control exemptionsBy Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
5,800 Colorado kids in second grade or younger were suspended last year. State lawmakers want to reduce that.By Christopher Osher Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado is set to ban vaping where smoking is already prohibited, following more than a dozen other statesBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
A state board wouldn’t approve a major report accusing Colorado hospitals of shifting costs onto people with private insuranceBy John Ingold Health Primary category in which blog post is published
Immigrants here illegally were waiting until near death to get dialysis. A new Colorado policy changes that.
Patients now can get regular care at dialysis clinics through Medicaid, saving millions in hospital costs
Cordillera resort to reopen as tony drug-treatment facility for “seriously underserved population” — the wealthy
After five lawsuits and lots of controversy, the upscale rehab center is first of its kind in Colorado, but there are thousands in California leading state to draft a raft of regulations
A state lawmaker wants to eliminate the personal-belief exemption for immunizations as threat of an outbreak looms.
GMO food labels are coming. But with most products already using modified ingredients, battle lines have shifted.
Food safety advocates still fight for tougher labeling rules, but Colorado farmers feel like they're on a public education campaign of their own
Few Colorado workers get paid time off to care for a new baby or sick family member. Changing that is a key goal for Democrats.
The measure, shot down in 2018 by Republicans concerned about small businesses, returns for a fifth time
Summit County health care prices force families to make desperate decisions. A new plan for how consumers buy coverage could change that.
The Peak Health Alliance could become a statewide model for how to give patients an upper hand over prices
Polis taps Food Bank of the Rockies leader to head state human services; promotes deputy to director at Personnel Administration
Only one cabinet position remains open
House Bill 1028 is expected to sail through the Colorado Senate, as well, and onto Gov. Jared Polis desk
The opioid maker being sued by Colorado for fanning the overdose epidemic says everything it did was FDA-approved
Purdue Pharma, the maker of Oxycontin, has asked a judge in Denver to dismiss the Colorado attorney general’s lawsuit against it