Colorado spent $134 million last year on what is called low-value care, according to the Center for Improving Value in Health Care
Federal government recommends even elementary schools have naloxone available. So far this year, 15 Colorado kids between the ages of 10 and 18 have died from fentanyl overdose, not all at school.
For now, the color in the smart ink developed at the University of Colorado only turns on and off. Someday it could signal health problems like high blood sugar.
Complaints over lack of charity care come as 15% of Pueblo County residents have medical debt in collections, compared with 11% statewide
Denver’s public safety net hospital has opened what is believed to be the first adolescent inpatient detox unit.
Massage is a top request from hospice patients and their families, but fewer than 1% of therapists specialize in end-of-life care
Research shows long-term exposure to even low levels of fine particulate matter, NOx chemicals increases occurrence of depression, anxiety. Ozone is a factor in neurodegeneration and memory loss.