Health

Race in Colorado: Health "Precious Loss"

Posted by Alexa Corcoran on

Explore racial disparities of infant mortality in Colorado and what local and national organizations are pursuing to eliminate it. Part of Rocky Mountain PBS' Race in Colorado initiative.

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Boulder County DA announces SANE program

Posted by RMPBS News Staff, Kristin Jones on

District Attorney Stan Garnett announced sexual assault forensic exams will be offered at Boulder’s Foothills Hospital through a community partnership. The exams, also known as SANE exams or rape kits, will be available around the clock through the emergency room.

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Access to dental care declining in Colorado

Posted by Health Policy Solutions on

The crisis in access to dental health care in Colorado is growing more severe even as efforts continue.

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Colorado's health exchange must pay for itself by 2015

Posted by Katie Kerwin McCrimmon, Health Policy Solutions on

Colorado’s exchange is slated to open for enrollment in October of next year with coverage...

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New School Year, New Fears for Many Kids

Posted by RMPBS on

The first day of school for some children is a terrifying prospect. Is your child quietly battling overwhelming fear and anxieties?...

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Once for Migrants, Clinic Melds Medicine and Mental Health

Posted by Katie Kerwin McCrimmon on

The Salud Family Health Centers have a mobile clinic along with health centers throughout northern Colorado...

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Rural Health Care Gets Boost From Innovative State/Federal Program

Posted by Diane Carman on

Rural health care gets boost from innovative state/federal program...

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2010 Colorado Health Report Card Underscores Economic Impact of Health

Posted by RMPBS on

Higher obesity rates mean $874 million in annual costs for residents...

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Fear Factor, Cost Drive Down Immunization Rates

Posted by Mikaila Ellis Fethke Altenbern on

Irrational fears have driven down immunization rates, an author says. And a new Colorado Health Report Card...

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More Colorado Kids in High-Poverty Areas

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According to reports, the number of Colorado children who live in places where poverty is becoming the norm has nearly quadrupled since 2000...

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