Gun Deaths by County

Last Updated by Burt Hubbard on

Residents in Boulder County had one of the lowest death rates from guns among the state’s most populous counties during the 12 years between the Columbine High School and Aurora theater massacres.

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Treatment for rare condition forces teen from school

Last Updated by Katie Kerwin McCrimmon on

An attack seizes Chaz Moore’s body, stealing much of his breath. Spasms in his throat, lungs and diaphragm cause the 17-year-old to speak in hiccups, one syllable at a time.

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Race in Colorado: Health "Precious Loss"

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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2010 Colorado Health Report Card Underscores Economic Impact of Health

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

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