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Blowing smoke? E-cigarettes might help smokers quit 
Blowing smoke? E-cigarettes might help smokers quit 

By: - 0 3 hr ago

People who used e-cigarettes were more likely to kick the habit than those who didn't, a new study found. Nicotine patches, gums and medications are...

Colorado woman finds dozens of used syringes weekly near her backyard
Colorado woman finds dozens of used syringes weekly near her backyard

By: - 0 8 hr ago

Hazel Goldschmidt says she is concerned about the amount of used syringes she is finding behind her backyard near Pueblo Boulevard. Goldschmidt says...

Trump blasts Murkowski on health care vote 
Trump blasts Murkowski on health care vote 

By: - 0 17 hr ago

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the effort by congressional Republicans to pass a health care bill (all times local): 7:20 a.m. President Donald Trump...

Senate opens 'Obamacare' debate at last but outcome in doubt
Senate opens 'Obamacare' debate at last but outcome in doubt

By: - 0 Yesterday

WASHINGTON — Prodded by President Donald Trump, a bitterly divided Senate voted at last Tuesday to move forward with the Republicans' long-promised...

Audit: Colorado health marketplace sustainable _ for now 
Audit: Colorado health marketplace sustainable _ for now 

By: - 0 Yesterday

DENVER — Colorado's state health insurance exchange is in a position to be financially sustainable through 2019, though changes to the federal health...

Colorado Medicaid plans to reduce opioid dosages
Colorado Medicaid plans to reduce opioid dosages

By: - 0 Yesterday

DENVER (AP) — Colorado's Medicaid program is rolling out a two-phase plan to lessen the number of opioid drugs in circulation. The Denver Post...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting July 25, 2017

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 25, 2017

Health Notes appears on a space-available basis, free for nonprofits. Listings appear at the discretion of The Gazette. Send information at least two...

Health officials: Norovirus likely caused Chipotle illnesses
Health officials: Norovirus likely caused Chipotle illnesses

By: - 0 Mon, Jul 24, 2017

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McConnell calls for GOP dissenters to back bill
McConnell calls for GOP dissenters to back bill

By: - 0 Mon, Jul 24, 2017

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the ongoing effort by congressional Republicans to pass a health care bill (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Senate Minority...

GOP lawmaker blames female senators for failed health care bill
GOP lawmaker blames female senators for failed health care bill

By: - 0 Mon, Jul 24, 2017

WASHINGTON — A Texas Republican congressman says it’s “absolutely repugnant” that the GOP-led Senate hasn’t acted on repealing the health care law...

Charlie Gard’s parents end fight over treatment for their terminally ill son
Charlie Gard’s parents end fight over treatment for their terminally ill son

By: - 0 Mon, Jul 24, 2017

LONDON — The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard dropped their legal bid Monday to send him to the United States for an experimental...

Bush's Baked Beans issues recall
Bush's Baked Beans issues recall

By: - 0 Mon, Jul 24, 2017

Bush Brothers & Company has initiated a voluntary recall of select 28 ounce cans of BUSH’S® Original Baked Beans, Brown Sugar Hickory Baked Beans...

Trump tweets frustration with Republicans, health care
Trump tweets frustration with Republicans, health care

By: - 0 Sun, Jul 23, 2017

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump expressed his frustration with Republicans on Sunday, saying they “do very little to protect their President.” In...

He thought he just had blisters from a hike. He had flesh-eating bacteria and nearly died.

By: - 0 Sun, Jul 23, 2017

Wayne Atkins thought little of the blisters he had gotten while hiking. He was trekking up and down the 4,500-foot-high Mount Garfield in New Hampshire...

AROUND TOWN: Survivors celebrate life, heroes at Colorado Springs Komen luncheon
AROUND TOWN: Survivors celebrate life, heroes at Colorado Springs Komen luncheon

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Jul 23, 2017

The Komen breast-cancer pink season is underway, leading to Pooches in Pink festivities Sept. 9 at Rock Ledge Ranch and the Sept. 10 Komen Colorado...

Dissatisfaction with GOP health care plans dominates Colorado Springs forum
Dissatisfaction with GOP health care plans dominates Colorado Springs forum

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Sat, Jul 22, 2017

Dissatisfaction with GOP health care plans dominates Colorado Springs forum

Live coverage: Community Conversation on health care
Live coverage: Community Conversation on health care

By: - 0 Fri, Jul 21, 2017

What happens next with health care? How will the U.S. Senate's action - or inaction - affect Colorado? Will premiums go down or up more? Will more...

AP-NORC Poll: Shift to political left seen on health care 
AP-NORC Poll: Shift to political left seen on health care 

By: - 0 Thu, Jul 20, 2017

WASHINGTON — Americans were never too thrilled with "Obamacare" and they definitely disapprove of Republican alternatives in Congress, so what does the...

Retired Marine, now a hypnotherapist in Colorado Springs, works to heal disease and illness
Retired Marine, now a hypnotherapist in Colorado Springs, works to heal disease and illness

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Right off, some people think David Thomson is a quack. Case in point, Ohio resident Nick Sass' recovery from pancreatitis became a case study at a...

Vince Bzdek: Get out and connect with The Gazette for health care discussion in Colorado Springs
Vince Bzdek: Get out and connect with The Gazette for health care discussion in Colorado Springs

By: Vince Bzdek - 0 Thu, Jul 20, 2017

Monday night was one of those rare nights when my family was all in the same room together at the same time. Yet I was watching the Home Run Derby on...

Doctors: Sen. John McCain has brain tumor
Doctors: Sen. John McCain has brain tumor

By: - 0 Thu, Jul 20, 2017

WASHINGTON — Doctors say Arizona Sen. John McCain has a brain tumor associated with a blood clot that was removed last week. In a statement late...

AP-NORC poll: Negotiate on 'Obamacare,' don't just kill it 
AP-NORC poll: Negotiate on 'Obamacare,' don't just kill it 

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 19, 2017

WASHINGTON — Americans overwhelmingly want lawmakers of both parties to work out health care changes, with only 13 percent supporting Republican moves...

32 million more Americans would be uninsured by 2026 under Senate measure heading to a vote next week, CBO projects
32 million more Americans would be uninsured by 2026 under Senate measure heading to a vote next week, CBO projects

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 19, 2017

Congressional budget analysts estimated Wednesday that a Senate plan to repeal part of the Affordable Care Act with no immediate replacement would...

Family finds catheter in ice cream, will have to undergo medical tests for six months
Family finds catheter in ice cream, will have to undergo medical tests for six months

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 19, 2017

A Canadian family who found an intravenous catheter in a tub of ice cream will need to undergo medical tests for the next six months. Four people had...

5 people cited after twin protests held at Sen. Gardner's Colorado Springs office
5 people cited after twin protests held at Sen. Gardner's Colorado Springs office

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Wed, Jul 19, 2017

Opponents of Republicans' efforts at health-care reform aren't declaring victory quite yet. Protesters at Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner's...

Craig Cole, MD, Hospitalist: Dedicated primary care in a hospital setting, with tips to stay safe in the summer heat

Tue, Jul 25, 2017 - 3:45 PM 0

“I am a primary care physician for the in-patient world,” said Craig Cole, MD, hospitalist for Kaiser Permanente members at UCHealth –...

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