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Congress OKs deal to finish over-budget Denver VA hospital
By: - 0 Wed, Sep 30, 2015

DENVER — Congress has approved a deal to let the Veterans Affairs Department complete a long-delayed and over-budget medical center outside Denver,...

Analyst 'troubled' by fall in Colorado Springs unemployment rate
By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Wed, Sep 30, 2015

The Colorado Springs area unemployment rate fell in August to a nearly 8-year low of 4.7 percent, but almost entirely because the labor force...

Stories of local breast cancer survivors, oncologists, caregivers to raise awareness this month
By: - 0 Wed, Sep 30, 2015

Think Pink: The Gazette is partnering with title sponsor Penrose-St. Francis Breast Care Center and ribbon sponsor Peak Vista Community Health...

Congress balks at deal to fund VA hospital in Aurora
By: - 0 Tue, Sep 29, 2015

WASHINGTON — With only days left to act, federal lawmakers failed Tuesday to reach a deal on how to finish construction of a VA hospital in Aurora...

Fitness diaries: Don't take a vacation from your workout
By: Stephanie Swearngin - 0 Tue, Sep 29, 2015

Planning for a vacation is very exciting. Choosing the destination, arranging for all the travel and hotel accommodations and packing those bags also...

Making life better at work in Colorado Springs: The case against sitting
By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Sep 29, 2015

By now you've probably heard the bad news - sitting is the new smoking.

It's a gloomy state of affairs for worker bees chained to their desks...

Txt msgs may lead to broad heart-linked benefits, study says
By: - 0 Tue, Sep 29, 2015

CHICAGO - Txt msgs may b gud 4U.

That's the message in a study that suggests just four monthly text messages might spur health improvements for...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Sept. 29, 2015
By: - 0 Tue, Sep 29, 2015

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

Star Wars party brings in the Force to benefit Colorado Springs family with child suffering from unknown disorder
By: Matt Steiner - 0 Sun, Sep 27, 2015

The atmosphere at a downtown Colorado Springs club transformed Saturday afternoon from a car enthusiast's dream to the dream world of a Star Wars...

Several Pikes Peak region agencies participating in nation prescription drug event
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Fri, Sep 25, 2015

To help reduce the number of accidental poisonings and overdoses, and to prevent children from getting potentially harmful drugs in their homes,...

Government funding bill could let VA finish Denver hospital
By: - 0 Wed, Sep 23, 2015

DENVER — The Veterans Affairs Department could get enough money to finish its budget-busting medical center outside Denver if Congress passes a...

Children's Hospital Colorado announces plans to build $110 million new hospital in the Springs
By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Wed, Sep 23, 2015

Children's Hospital Colorado announced plans Tuesday to spend $110 million to build a new hospital on the UCHealth Memorial Hospital campus in the...

Report: Colorado Springs hotel occupancy down from last August
By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Wed, Sep 23, 2015

Hotels in the Colorado Springs area were a bit less full in August with occupancy declining from a year earlier for the first time since February as...

Starbucks: Mobile order-and-pay now available nationally
By: - 0 Tue, Sep 22, 2015

NEW YORK - Starbucks says its mobile app that lets people order and pay in advance will be available nationally starting Tuesday. That means lattes,...

Heartbeat of Health Care 2015