5280 High School is Colorado’s only recovery school and one of 43 in the U.S. designed for students who are dealing with substance use disorder and related mental health disorders.
Creating barriers to easy access to guns extends the time before someone can act on an impulse, Colorado School of Public Health researcher says
A proposed state law would cap out-of-pocket copays at $60 for a two-pack of epinephrine autoinjectors, which retail for $636 in Denver.
A private equity firm bought Seasons Midwifery and Birth Center in Thornton and then shut it down. It’s now been resurrected as a nonprofit.
Far from the Front Range, worker shortages mount as baby boomers retire, young people move away and demand rises for health care in homes and facilities
Local public health officials say they can get a better idea of what’s going on with youth using the Healthy Kids Colorado survey, which reaches about 100,000 teens compared with 80,000 nationwide in the CDC’s survey of Youth Risk Behavior.
By Markian Hawryluk, KHN Jenni Mahnaz admits she’s not much of a dog person. She’s mildly allergic and the only pet she had as a child was a hermit crab. But once she learned that specially trained dogs could help her daughters with their medical needs, she was willing to do anything to make it happen. […]
By Jakob Rodgers, Kaiser Health News COMMERCE CITY — In her 19 years of living with cerebral palsy, scoliosis and other ailments, Cynthia Enriquez De Santiago has endured about 60 surgeries and her heart has flatlined at least four times. But the most unusual doctor’s referral of her life came last year: Go see an attorney. […]
By Andrea Halland, Kaiser Health News Opening two new medical schools in Montana would stretch and possibly overwhelm the state’s physicians who provide the clinical training that students need to become doctors, according to leaders of a University of Washington medical school program that relies on those teaching physicians. The University of Washington School of Medicine’s […]
By Rae Ellen Bichell, Kaiser Health News Claire Lang-Ree was in a lab coat taking a college chemistry class remotely in the kitchen of her home in Colorado Springs, when a profound pain twisted into her lower abdomen. She called her mom, Jen Lang-Ree, a nurse practitioner who worried it was appendicitis and found a nearby […]