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Proponents of successful medical aid-in-dying initiative push ahead with implementation
Proponents of successful medical aid-in-dying initiative push ahead with implementation

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With the expensive fight to grant terminally ill patients access to life-ending medication in the rearview mirror, proponents are focused on...

Can't buy love? Drug price hikes put sex beyond reach
Can't buy love? Drug price hikes put sex beyond reach

By: - 0 12 hr ago

TRENTON, N.J. — Imagine not being able to afford one of life's great pleasures — sex. That's true for many older couples, doctors say. Soaring prices...

Colorado among states where older citizens are most happy, new analysis finds
Colorado among states where older citizens are most happy, new analysis finds

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Despite the creaky knees and reading glasses that come with old age, Americans tend to get happier as they grow older, a new analysis finds. Based on...

10 holiday gifts for yoga lovers in Colorado Springs and beyond
10 holiday gifts for yoga lovers in Colorado Springs and beyond

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Yesterday

You probably can't purchase enlightenment on Amazon.com. Then again, depending on your definition of enlightenment perhaps you can. But for everybody...

Gift ideas for your four-legged friends
Gift ideas for your four-legged friends

By: - 0 Yesterday

Pet toys Flatties, some that squeak, are always popular, said Mardi Larson, a spokeswoman for the retail chain PetSmart. And they can be cheap. For...

Having an off day at the gym? Listen to your body and lay off

By: - 0 Tue, Dec 6, 2016

You're at the gym for a weightlifting session. But something feels off. You're not a beginner and want to get your workout in for the day, but your...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Dec. 4, 2016

By: - 0 Tue, Dec 6, 2016

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Grandview now accredited for elective surgeries, government-based health insurance
Grandview now accredited for elective surgeries, government-based health insurance

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Fri, Dec 2, 2016

Colorado Springs' newest hospital is expanding its services. UCHealth Grandview Hospital received its latest accreditation this week - allowing...

J&J ordered to pay record $1 billion for faulty hip implants
J&J ordered to pay record $1 billion for faulty hip implants

By: - 0 Fri, Dec 2, 2016

A Texas jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay more than $1 billion to patients who claimed the company hid flaws in its Pinnacle artificial hips...

University plans to fire Colorado doctor after Michelle Obama 'monkey face' Facebook comment
University plans to fire Colorado doctor after Michelle Obama 'monkey face' Facebook comment

By: - 0 Fri, Dec 2, 2016

The University of Colorado’s School of Medicine is planning to cut ties with Dr. Michelle Herren, a faculty member and pediatric anesthesiologist, who...

Free flu shots offered Saturday in Colorado Springs
Free flu shots offered Saturday in Colorado Springs

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Tue, Nov 29, 2016

Free flu shots will be available between 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Pikes Peak Christian Church in Colorado Springs. The flu shots are...

New cat hotel in Colorado Springs offers different boarding option
New cat hotel in Colorado Springs offers different boarding option

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Nov 29, 2016

If Facebook memes are to be believed, cats have only one agenda - to annoy humans. Unsurprisingly, the owner of the new Catagonia Cat Hotel thinks...

Gazette readers offer alternatives to soft cooked egg breakfast
Gazette readers offer alternatives to soft cooked egg breakfast

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Tue, Nov 29, 2016

Readers were sympathetic about my breakup with soft cooked eggs: the topic of my Nov. 9 On Food column. I had a few Jazzercise gal pals express pity...

Catholic Health Initiatives delays Colorado Springs hospital expansion
Catholic Health Initiatives delays Colorado Springs hospital expansion

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Tue, Nov 29, 2016

Catholic Health Initiatives has delayed starting a $100 million expansion of St. Francis Medical Center in northeast Colorado Springs for about nine...

Colorado lawmakers still looking for answers on 72-hour mental health holds
Colorado lawmakers still looking for answers on 72-hour mental health holds

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Tue, Nov 29, 2016

Political and medical professionals agree that jail is the wrong place to hold a person detained solely for a mental health crisis or psychiatric...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Nov. 29, 2016

By: - 0 Tue, Nov 29, 2016

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Direct questions best in addressing suicide, expert says at workshop
Direct questions best in addressing suicide, expert says at workshop

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Sun, Nov 27, 2016

If someone has suicidal thoughts, Carrie Slavens advises you to not be afraid to ask tough questions. Such as: Are you planning on killing yourself?...

At least 4 dead, hundreds sickened in Australia asthma attacks triggered by thunderstorm
At least 4 dead, hundreds sickened in Australia asthma attacks triggered by thunderstorm

By: - 0 Wed, Nov 23, 2016

A thunderstorm, one of several to strike southeastern Australia during this year’s humid November spring, triggered a rash of asthma attacks across...

Teen suicide capital: El Paso County's  ‘heart-wrenching’ problem tops in the state
Teen suicide capital: El Paso County's ‘heart-wrenching’ problem tops in the state

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Nov 23, 2016

The end of last school year was horrible, says 14-year-old Emma Hollis. The hurt and pain were almost too much to bear. Five students at her school,...

Hit and myth: Evidence debunks the notion that poinsettias can prompt fatal reactions
Hit and myth: Evidence debunks the notion that poinsettias can prompt fatal reactions

By: - 0 Tue, Nov 22, 2016

As you think about decorating for the holidays, don't worry about having poinsettias around. "Those beautiful flowers you've been so wary of keeping...

Zika-caused birth defect may become clear only after birth
Zika-caused birth defect may become clear only after birth

By: - 0 Tue, Nov 22, 2016

NEW YORK — Researchers say a severe birth defect caused by Zika infection may not be apparent at birth but develop months afterward, further...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Nov. 22, 2016

By: - 0 Tue, Nov 22, 2016

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Live Well: Yoga can help heal plantar fasciitis
Live Well: Yoga can help heal plantar fasciitis

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Nov 22, 2016

Stepping out of bed in the morning should not elicit a burning spike of pain. Unfortunately, those with plantar fasciitis know all too well the dread...

Six great gift ideas for gym rats
Six great gift ideas for gym rats

By: - 0 Tue, Nov 22, 2016

From spinners to CrossFitters, here's gift ideas to keep every sweaty body in your life moving and motivated. Stocking stuffers - Exo protein bars:...

Boulder abortion doctor Warren Hern blasts 'despicable' congressional probe
Boulder abortion doctor Warren Hern blasts 'despicable' congressional probe

By: - 0 Fri, Nov 18, 2016

Warren Hern, the abortion doctor currently being investigated by a congressional panel on "infant lives," says he won't comply with the panel's request...

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