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Silverman: Gun violence leaves us all hostages to fate. Some now worry about having kids.

There is no perfect moment to be a parent, but modern times pose new problems. Amid the contagions of firearms and COVID, with massive inflation and limited affordable housing, this is a daunting year to start a family. America has faced other tough times. With World War II looming, U.S. Ambassador Joseph Kennedy reportedly said: […]

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Colorado kids and teens are dying at a rate higher than the U.S. average — and suicide is to blame

Colorado is among the wealthiest, healthiest states in the nation but has a higher teen and child death rate than the national average, a rate that has grown worse over the past two decades. The reason is suicide, which reached an all-time high in 2017 and is the leading cause of death for Coloradans ages […]