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When workers don't get paid sick days, everyone else is more likely to get sick
When workers don't get paid sick days, everyone else is more likely to get sick

By: - 0 Fri, Aug 26, 2016

Maybe you prepare food for a living. Maybe you feel awfully nauseous. Maybe you clock in, anyway - rent is due in two weeks.

Working Americans...

Fake Colorado doctor charged with sexual assault, criminal impersonation
Fake Colorado doctor charged with sexual assault, criminal impersonation

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 24, 2016

A 36-year-old Denver surgical tech who posed as a doctor and ran his own clinic has been arrested on charges of criminal impersonation,...

Lawmakers demand information on EpiPen price increase
Lawmakers demand information on EpiPen price increase

By: - 0 Tue, Aug 23, 2016

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers are demanding more information on why the price for lifesaving EpiPens has skyrocketed.

EpiPens are used to ward...

21 Coloradans have been infected with Zika this year, county health official says
21 Coloradans have been infected with Zika this year, county health official says

By: - 0 Tue, Aug 23, 2016

So far this year, 21 Coloradans have been infected with the Zika virus, although none contracted the virus while in the state, a county health...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Aug. 23, 2016

By: - 0 Tue, Aug 23, 2016

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Woman treated by Vail doctor for multiple sclerosis for 5 years didn’t have the disease, lawsuit says

By: - 0 Mon, Aug 22, 2016

A woman has filed a federal negligence lawsuit against her former Vail doctor claiming his mistaken multiple sclerosis diagnosis of her led to...

Tanning industry blames 10,000 salon closings on ‘Obamacare’
Tanning industry blames 10,000 salon closings on ‘Obamacare’

By: - 0 Sat, Aug 20, 2016

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The tanning salon industry is feeling burned by “Obamacare.”

Business owners around the country say the little-noticed...

Rabbit found with tularemia in Pueblo County
Rabbit found with tularemia in Pueblo County

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Sat, Aug 20, 2016

A rabbit has tested positive in Pueblo County for a naturally occurring disease called tularemia, confirming public health officials' suspicions that...

Marijuana researchers cautiously optimistic about future of drug despite DEA refusal to reclassify
Marijuana researchers cautiously optimistic about future of drug despite DEA refusal to reclassify

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Aug 19, 2016

The Drug Enforcement Administration seemingly squashed medical marijuana last week when it refused to reclassify the drug, mainly citing a lack of...

Suspensions re-instated for Colorado doctors who recommended high medical marijuana plant counts

By: - 0 Fri, Aug 19, 2016

Four Colorado doctors accused of over-recommending high plant counts for medical marijuana patients have had their suspensions re-instated, after a...

Human contracts West Nile virus in Pueblo County
Human contracts West Nile virus in Pueblo County

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Thu, Aug 18, 2016

Pueblo has joined this season's list of counties where a human has contracted West Nile virus.

Lab tests confirmed the resident was infected,...

Colorado still seeking marijuana users to fill out first-ever health survey
Colorado still seeking marijuana users to fill out first-ever health survey

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Thu, Aug 18, 2016

A first-of-its-kind survey designed to gauge the habits of marijuana users has garnered hundreds of responses since it launched last month, bringing...

CVS becomes latest Colorado pharmacy to offer opioid antidote without prescription
CVS becomes latest Colorado pharmacy to offer opioid antidote without prescription

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Wed, Aug 17, 2016

A growing number of pharmacies in Colorado are offering the opioid-antidote naloxone without a prescription amid an epidemic of heroin and...

Live Well: Everything shifts in yoga, life in Colorado Springs
Live Well: Everything shifts in yoga, life in Colorado Springs

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Wed, Aug 17, 2016

A little more than a year ago, the cacophony of my neighborhood was driving me batty.

There were the four dogs next door, including a...

On brink of an epidemic? Sloucher, unfurl thyself
On brink of an epidemic? Sloucher, unfurl thyself

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Tue, Aug 16, 2016

"By adopting a certain physical posture, a resonant chord is struck in spirit." - Bruce Lee

"Stand up straight!" - Your mom

Sloucher,...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Aug. 16, 2016

By: - 0 Tue, Aug 16, 2016

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New gallery, theater help senior residents thrive at Brookdale Skyline
New gallery, theater help senior residents thrive at Brookdale Skyline

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Fri, Aug 12, 2016

Moving into a retirement community doesn't mean the creative juices stop flowing.

Creating art is good for brains, specifically senior brains....

DEA refuses to legalize pot, says it has no medical value
DEA refuses to legalize pot, says it has no medical value

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Thu, Aug 11, 2016

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Thursday denied petitions to demote pot from the highest tier of dangerous substances, saying there is no...

New app provides quick treatment to trauma patients
New app provides quick treatment to trauma patients

By: Eric Singer - 0 Thu, Aug 11, 2016

Centura Health and UCHealth have partnered to speed patient care in the Pikes Peak region.

The two health care systems are using an...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Aug. 9, 2016
Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Aug. 9, 2016

By: - 0 Thu, Aug 11, 2016

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13 West Nile cases - including 1 fatal - found in Colorado this year
13 West Nile cases - including 1 fatal - found in Colorado this year

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Wed, Aug 10, 2016

Health department officials have confirmed 13 human cases of West Nile virus in Colorado this season. One was fatal.

One case was reported in...

How much water should we consume? It's controversial and complicated
How much water should we consume? It's controversial and complicated

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Aug 9, 2016

Most are familiar with the rule of eights when it comes to hydration: Drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day.

As it turns out, the rule is...

Construction set to begin on two large Colorado Springs hospital projects
Construction set to begin on two large Colorado Springs hospital projects

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Tue, Aug 9, 2016

Construction will begin next month on grading for a pediatric hospital operated by Children's Hospital Colorado and a four-story addition to UCHealth...

Poor hydration linked to obesity
Poor hydration linked to obesity

By: - 0 Tue, Aug 9, 2016

Watching your waistline? Pay attention to how thirsty you are, suggests a study that found a link between poor hydration and obesity.

Using...

Report: Proposed Colorado universal health care system financially unsustainable
Report: Proposed Colorado universal health care system financially unsustainable

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Tue, Aug 9, 2016

The proposed universal health care system on Colorado's November ballot appears financially unsustainable and may run a $7.8 billion deficit during...

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“My Stroke of Insight” author Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor to speak on brain injury and recovery

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