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Doctors, nurses ask Jefferson County officials to take action on leaded aviation gas at Rocky Mountain airport

By Luke Zarzecki, The Westminster Window A group of doctors sent Jefferson County commissioners a letter and a petition signed by 35 health care professionals asking the elected officials to act on leaded fuel at the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport.  The call to action comes as RMMA ranks 63rd on the top 100 lead-emitting airports […]

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Nicolais: Demaryius Thomas could not outrun the “minor” injuries that led to his death

My enduring memory of former Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas is watching him streak across the middle of the field, catching a slant route from Tim Tebow on the first play of overtime, stiff-arming one defender, and out-running the rest to win a playoff game in 2012. What Thomas could not outrun were the […]

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Zornio: COVID vaccine misinformation is rampant. But when in doubt, parents can still turn to their pediatricians.

More than 18 million children under age 5 in America are now eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19 according to the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  There’s just one problem: Amid rampant misinformation and perceived delay, more than half of parents surveyed with kids under age 5 report not […]

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Doctors are uneasy as Colorado collects providers’ diversity data

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 […]