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One Billion Rising rally in Colorado shakes up stigma surrounding abuse survivors
One Billion Rising rally in Colorado shakes up stigma surrounding abuse survivors

By: - 0 15 hr ago

DENVER – Energy at Saturday’s rally at the 16th St. Mall reflected the event’s title: Rising. Hundreds filled the sidewalks outside of the...

New X-ray machine makes Colorado Springs cleft palate clinic a one-stop-shop
New X-ray machine makes Colorado Springs cleft palate clinic a one-stop-shop

By: Matt Steiner - 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

For Brettney O'Connell and her two young children, the hectic life of getting care when both kids are born with cleft palates is all too familiar....

Pet rats from El Paso County linked to multi-state virus outbreak
Pet rats from El Paso County linked to multi-state virus outbreak

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

A rat breeding facility in El Paso County is linked to an outbreak of a rodent-borne virus that has reached 15 states. El Paso County public health...

GOP leaders unveil new health law outline, divisions remain
GOP leaders unveil new health law outline, divisions remain

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

WASHINGTON — Top House Republicans unveiled a rough sketch of a massive health care overhaul to rank-and-file lawmakers Thursday, but a lack of detail,...

China carfentanil ban a 'game-changer' for opioid epidemic
China carfentanil ban a 'game-changer' for opioid epidemic

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

SHANGHAI — So deadly it's considered a terrorist threat, carfentanil has been legal in China— until now. Beijing is banning carfentanil and three...

AROUND TOWN: Heart Ball a 'Midwinter Night's Dream' to remember in Colorado Springs
AROUND TOWN: Heart Ball a 'Midwinter Night's Dream' to remember in Colorado Springs

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Elegant ladies in evening gowns and glittering Venetian masks took the arms of formally attired men, many wearing red ties, and strolled the lobby of...

Retired Manitou Springs nurse with end-stage cancer falls in love again, prepares for what comes next
Retired Manitou Springs nurse with end-stage cancer falls in love again, prepares for what comes next

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

After preparing as best she could to die seven years ago, Cherie Cree is still facing mortality's ticking clock. It's closer to stopping now....

This podcast is so boring it puts people to sleep, and that's why insomniacs love it
This podcast is so boring it puts people to sleep, and that's why insomniacs love it

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 14, 2017

The problem with a good podcast is that it is interesting. That is, it's a problem if you're an insomniac trying to lull yourself to sleep. And...

Live Well: 3 ways to cultivate love on Valentine's Day
Live Well: 3 ways to cultivate love on Valentine's Day

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

Happy Valentine's Day - what will you do in the name of love? Listen, I know there are V Day haters out there, the ones who grumble and call it a...

Why does the United States still let 12-year-olds get married?
Why does the United States still let 12-year-olds get married?

By: - 0 Sat, Feb 11, 2017

Michelle DeMello walked into the clerk’s office in Colorado thinking for sure someone would save her. She was 16 and pregnant. Her Christian...

Louisville rocked by 52 overdose calls in just 32 hours
Louisville rocked by 52 overdose calls in just 32 hours

By: - 0 Sat, Feb 11, 2017

Louisville, Kentucky, has seen an alarming spike in drug overdoses in recent days. According to The Courier-Journal newspaper, first responders took on...

This song is scientifically designed to make your baby happy
This song is scientifically designed to make your baby happy

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 9, 2017

Experts have teamed up to answer a question that any parent wishing to soothe or amuse a little one would appreciate the answer to: What kind of music...

Colorado Springs garners high ranking for health-conscious cities
Colorado Springs garners high ranking for health-conscious cities

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Wed, Feb 8, 2017

Colorado Springs earned the No. 3 spot among the nation's most health-conscious cities in a new study by personal finance group ValuePenguin. And with...

Colorado GOP launches campaign against insurance exchange
Colorado GOP launches campaign against insurance exchange

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 8, 2017

DENVER — Colorado Republicans launched their opening attack on the health insurance exchange Tuesday. Just don't call it an attack on Obamacare....

A machine that used to be considered punishment is now a $1.4 billion fitness industry
A machine that used to be considered punishment is now a $1.4 billion fitness industry

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 7, 2017

As the weather turns colder, Jen Forman will do what she's always done to get her runs in: She'll go to her treadmill in her home, press start and run...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Feb. 7, 2017

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 7, 2017

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Don't let stress derail your weight goals
Don't let stress derail your weight goals

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 7, 2017

Wake up before sunrise to go running. Purposefully avoid breakfast or a snack in the hope of saving calories. Assume that "more intense" is always...

Doctor removes 130-pound tumor from Mississippi man
Doctor removes 130-pound tumor from Mississippi man

By: - 0 Mon, Feb 6, 2017

BAKERSFIELD, Calif.— A California doctor removed a 130-pound tumor from a Mississippi man who had been told by other physicians that he was just fat....

Amid uncertainty, Colorado health exchange sees 12 percent enrollment boost
Amid uncertainty, Colorado health exchange sees 12 percent enrollment boost

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Mon, Feb 6, 2017

Another year, another enrollment record for Colorado's health insurance exchange. Connect for Health Colorado recorded its third straight year of...

‘She is not a terrorist’: Iranian baby caught in travel ban is granted entry for heart surgery
‘She is not a terrorist’: Iranian baby caught in travel ban is granted entry for heart surgery

By: - 0 Sun, Feb 5, 2017

As Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.) prepared to address her colleagues Friday morning in the House of Representatives, another woman adjusted a nearby...

Tourism group targets U.S. 'wasted vacations' with new initiative
Tourism group targets U.S. 'wasted vacations' with new initiative

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Sat, Feb 4, 2017

For about half of working Americans, planning for a vacation clearly is no vacation. Each year, some 658 million days of company-funded downtime go...

UCHealth rolling out customer-friendly app, website
UCHealth rolling out customer-friendly app, website

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Wed, Feb 1, 2017

UCHealth is launching a new website and mobile application Wednesday that will allow patients to have virtual visits with doctors, schedule...

Colorado's health insurance exchange extends deadline amid heavy traffic
Colorado's health insurance exchange extends deadline amid heavy traffic

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Wed, Feb 1, 2017

Health insurance shoppers have a bit more time to find a 2017 plan. Colorado's health insurance exchange, Connect for Health Colorado, extended its...

Colorado marijuana health trends mostly positive but still bear watching
Colorado marijuana health trends mostly positive but still bear watching

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Wed, Feb 1, 2017

Marijuana-related emergency room visits dropped, accidental poisonings are down and recreational marijuana failed to bring a much-feared spike in...

Think you're in great shape? Try these 'Pilates on steroids' classes in Colorado Springs
Think you're in great shape? Try these 'Pilates on steroids' classes in Colorado Springs

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Jan 31, 2017

Got a strong core? How about those inner thigh muscles? Think they're tight and tough? You might believe you're in prime fighting shape until you hop...

Cardiologist David Greenberg, MD: Preventing heart disease this Valentine’s Day

Tue, Feb 14, 2017 - 7:17 AM 0

“I believe the best intervention for the treatment of patients with heart disease is prevention,” said David Greenberg, MD, cardiologist...

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