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Failure on health bill also hurts prospects for tax overhaul
Failure on health bill also hurts prospects for tax overhaul

By: - 0 5 hr ago

WASHINGTON — House Republicans' failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law deals a serious blow to another big part of President Donald Trump's...

No repeal for 'Obamacare' — a humiliating defeat for Trump, GOP leaders
No repeal for 'Obamacare' — a humiliating defeat for Trump, GOP leaders

By: - 0 23 hr ago

WASHINGTON — In a humiliating setback, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders pulled their "Obamacare" repeal bill off the House floor Friday after it...

Counterfeit condoms allegedly from China seized in Puerto Rico, feds say
Counterfeit condoms allegedly from China seized in Puerto Rico, feds say

By: - 0 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Federal authorities in Puerto Rico say they have seized more than 40,000 counterfeit condoms that allegedly came from...

Health bill vote delayed in House in setback to Trump, Ryan
Health bill vote delayed in House in setback to Trump, Ryan

By: - 0 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

WASHINGTON — GOP House leaders delayed their planned vote Thursday on a long-promised bill to repeal and replace "Obamacare," in a stinging setback for...

A winner in GOP plans to repeal Obamacare: tanning salons, including one in Colorado Springs
A winner in GOP plans to repeal Obamacare: tanning salons, including one in Colorado Springs

By: - 0 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

As Republicans try to shore up support for their health care overhaul, one group can't wait for the replacement: owners of tanning salons....

Some of the youngest opioid victims are curious toddlers
Some of the youngest opioid victims are curious toddlers

By: - 0 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Curious toddlers find the drugs in a mother's purse or accidentally dropped on the floor. Sometimes a parent fails to secure the...

Colorado Springs family adapts to reality of Type 1 diabetes as, one after one, children are diagnosed
Colorado Springs family adapts to reality of Type 1 diabetes as, one after one, children are diagnosed

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

It was a cold, wet California winter and Julie Hayes, her husband, Bubba, and their five kids all were laid low by a nasty stomach virus. When a week...

Colorado hospitals, health care experts give GOP's repeal of Obamacare a shaky prognosis
Colorado hospitals, health care experts give GOP's repeal of Obamacare a shaky prognosis

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

Margaret Sabin considers herself an optimist. But, as Penrose-St. Francis Health Services' chief executive, she won't mince words about congressional...

Survey: A big thing marijuana opponents warned you about is definitely not happening
Survey: A big thing marijuana opponents warned you about is definitely not happening

By: - 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

A state-run survey of 37,000 middle and high school students in Washington state finds that marijuana legalization there has had no effect on...

Doctors urge more exercise for pregnant women in new report
Doctors urge more exercise for pregnant women in new report

By: - 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

Old health advice often dies hard. This is particularly true — perhaps dangerously so — of historic advice for pregnant women, according to a new...

Allergy season is about to bloom; these steps can reduce the suffering
Allergy season is about to bloom; these steps can reduce the suffering

By: - 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

For some, a warm winter like this one means that allergy season is hovering. It's estimated that about 50 million Americans fight seasonal allergies....

Republicans modify Obamacare repeal bill to win more GOP votes
Republicans modify Obamacare repeal bill to win more GOP votes

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 20, 2017

WASHINGTON— Top House Republicans hunting votes for their health care overhaul are proposing amendments aimed at providing more help for older people,...

Paul Ryan: more help for older people needed in GOP health bill
Paul Ryan: more help for older people needed in GOP health bill

By: - 0 Sun, Mar 19, 2017

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Paul Ryan says he will seek changes to a divisive GOP health care bill to provide more help to older people hard hit by the...

A father went to the hospital with stomach pain. He left without his hands and feet
A father went to the hospital with stomach pain. He left without his hands and feet

By: - 0 Sat, Mar 18, 2017

When Kevin Breen first complained about feeling achy and tired, his wife couldn't help but wonder whether he was trying to wiggle out of a busy day of...

Cholesterol drug cuts heart risks, spurs new debate on cost
Cholesterol drug cuts heart risks, spurs new debate on cost

By: - 0 Fri, Mar 17, 2017

A long-acting cholesterol medicine cut the risk of having a heart attack or some other serious problems by 15 to 20 percent in a big study that's...

Report: Under GOP health plan, 600,000 Coloradans eventually lose Medicaid coverage
Report: Under GOP health plan, 600,000 Coloradans eventually lose Medicaid coverage

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Thu, Mar 16, 2017

Nearly 600,000 Coloradans will likely lose Medicaid coverage and become uninsured by 2030 under the Congressional Republicans' latest proposal to...

Colorado House gives first OK to 12-month supply of contraceptives
Colorado House gives first OK to 12-month supply of contraceptives

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Thu, Mar 16, 2017

A bipartisan bill to allow women to get a year's worth of a prescription contraceptive with one pharmacy visit breezed through an initial vote on the...

In one life-changing year, Colorado Springs native drops 100 pounds
In one life-changing year, Colorado Springs native drops 100 pounds

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Mar 15, 2017

Michael O'Neil, the class clown, the funny guy in the office, the consummate jokester, gets serious when he talks about the past year. On March 16,...

Starting Wednesday, smoking and vaping prohibited on Colorado Springs city buses and in downtown terminal
Starting Wednesday, smoking and vaping prohibited on Colorado Springs city buses and in downtown terminal

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Wed, Mar 15, 2017

Smoking and vaping will not be permitted on city buses or at the Colorado Springs downtown bus terminal beginning Wednesday, city officials announced....

Colorado Springs-area labor and delivery nurse dies after long battle with cancer
Colorado Springs-area labor and delivery nurse dies after long battle with cancer

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Mar 14, 2017

Cherie Cree, whose journey with terminal cancer The Gazette chronicled in an article last month and another in 2011, died Sunday evening at her home in...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting March 14, 2017

By: - 0 Tue, Mar 14, 2017

HEALTH NOTES Health Notes appears on a space-available basis, free for nonprofits. Send information at least two weeks in advance: Email...

Live Well: Word 'should' not helpful in yoga
Live Well: Word 'should' not helpful in yoga

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Mar 14, 2017

"Should" is a dirty word. I avoid using it in conversation because it feels hostile, like I'm a Bossy McBosserson telling somebody what to do. I have...

Congress' analyst: Millions to lose coverage under GOP bill
Congress' analyst: Millions to lose coverage under GOP bill

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 13, 2017

WASHINGTON — Fourteen million Americans would lose coverage next year under House Republican legislation remaking the nation's health care system, and...

As opioid overdoses rise, police officers become counselors, doctors and social workers
As opioid overdoses rise, police officers become counselors, doctors and social workers

By: - 0 Sun, Mar 12, 2017

The nation’s opioid epidemic is changing the way law enforcement does its job, with police officers acting as drug counselors and medical workers and...

Hospitals worry about caring for newly uninsured in GOP plan
Hospitals worry about caring for newly uninsured in GOP plan

By: - 0 Sun, Mar 12, 2017

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — When Colorado expanded Medicaid coverage under former President Barack Obama's health care law, the largest provider in the...

Pamela Coffey, M.D. on family medicine and preventing colorectal cancer 

Wed, Mar 22, 2017 - 9:40 AM 0

“Colorectal cancer is highly preventable because it is very slow growing,” says Dr. Pamela Coffey, Family Medicine Doctor at the Kaiser...

Reaching fitness goals in just 40 minutes per week

Wed, Mar 15, 2017 - 9:23 AM 0

Setting aside an hour every single day to work out in a big box gym is not an option — or even a desire — for the majority of people. While...

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