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Colorado blood supplies approach critical levels as coronavirus-wary donors stay home

Dozens of blood drives have been canceled, and donors are now being asked if they have been in countries beset by COVID-19

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Colorado opened one of the nation’s first drive-through testing sites for coronavirus. This is what it looked like.

Gov. Jared Polis said the state must “exponentially scale testing as immediately as we can.”

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A decade into the opioid crisis, Colorado hospitals have changed the way they treat opioid-exposed babies. And it’s helping.

Colorado newborns are now less likely to get methadone and more likely to room with their moms

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Colorado lawmakers failed to pass a bill to improve immunization rates in 2019. Here’s what’s new this year.

Hundreds of people, many of them opposed to vaccines, filled the Capitol hallways Wednesday to testify on a bill that makes it harder to get an exemption

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Colorado hospitals just avoided tens of millions of dollars in federal funding cuts — but it might not last

The cuts would most affect hospitals like Denver Health that care for a lot of uninsured patients

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This miracle drug was designed and manufactured for just one person — a 9-year-old Boulder girl

Mila’s medicine catapulted precision drugmaking into the future, cutting a path for other children with rare genetic diseases, her doctors say

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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