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Affordable Care Act

Surprise! You have no health coverage

Surprise! You have no health coverageA letter that arrived in Jim Sweeney's mailbox this week gave him reason to panic.
  • Affordable Care Act
  • 4 days, 14 hours ago
Education

Aspen Academy takes 30-day fitness challenge

Aspen Academy takes 30-day fitness challengeAspen Academy, an independent private school in Denver, is participating in a 30-day fitness challenge.
  • Education
  • 4 days, 20 hours ago
Health

Avoid being overcharged at the dentist's office

Avoid being overcharged at the dentist's officeFive mistakes to avoid when dealing with the dentist.
  • Health
  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Health

Debunking weight-loss misconceptions

Debunking weight-loss misconceptionsThere are a lot of long-standing beliefs that when you look at the scientific evidence, don't really hold up.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Events

Concert to help 'Spearhead' research on chronic illness

Concert to help 'Spearhead' research on chronic illnessAn event coming up in Denver could help one group move forward with new research.
  • Events
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Health

'Biosimilars' bill returns to Colorado Legislature; would allow generics to be swapped for biotech drugs

'Biosimilars' bill returns to Colorado Legislature; would allow generics to be swapped for biotech drugsA bill that would allow generic drugs to be used to substitute brand name drugs at pharmacies is returning to Colorado.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Health

Ask Dr. John: Aspirin, antidepressants and menopause

Ask Dr. John: Aspirin, antidepressants and menopauseDr. John Torres from Premier Urgent Care answers your questions every week.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Diet/Fitness

Smash Test: Popular home-cooked foods

Smash Test: Popular home-cooked foodsTrainer Jamie Atlas puts some homemade foods to the smash test.
  • Diet/Fitness
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Local

Woman dies from brain injury after snowboarding

Woman dies from brain injury after snowboardingA 55-year-old Missouri woman died Monday in Lakewood from a closed head traumatic brain injury. The Summit County Coroner's Office says she had been snowboarding at Copper Mountain the previous two days.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Local

DBJ names 2015 Healthiest Employer finalists

DBJ names 2015 Healthiest Employer finalistsThe Denver Business Journal has narrowed the field for its fifth Metro Denver's Healthiest Employer awards.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Health

Younger folks want healthier food - and will pay for it

Younger folks want healthier food - and will pay for itYounger consumers are much more interested in — and willing to pay premium prices for — food products they perceive as for healthier than are older consumers, according to a global consumer survey shared exclusively with USA TODAY on Monday.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Health

Doctor on measles outbreak: There's no need to panic

Doctor on measles outbreak: There's no need to panicEven though 13 more people -- all in South Dakota -- have reportedly contracted the measles virus, 9NEWS Health Reporter Dr. John Torres says it is still not time to panic.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health

Alamosa boy looks to cure his 'stiff skin syndrome'

Alamosa boy looks to cure his 'stiff skin syndrome'Nine year old Jaiden Rogers of Alamosa is just the 42nd person to be diagnosed with stiff skin syndrome.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Local

Woman lobbies for 'Death With Dignity' law

Woman lobbies for 'Death With Dignity' lawA Pennsylvania woman who was charged with aiding in the attempted suicide of her ailing father stopped by Denver on Thursday to advocate for "right-to-die" legislation.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks ago
Local

5% of Colorado's population abuses Rx pain-killers

5% of Colorado's population abuses Rx pain-killersA new study shows roughly 5% of our state's population is abusing prescription pain-killers.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks ago
Food

10 ways to improve your health

10 ways to improve your healthNutrition is your journey to a healthier, happier, more successful, more energetic, and better you.
  • Food
  • 2 weeks ago
Health

Man frozen in body for years emerges, tells story

Man frozen in body for years emerges, tells storyMartin Pistorius was a kid so into electronics, his mom had no doubts about his ability to fix a broken plug for her when he wasn't yet 11 (which he did).
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

9 ways people are getting ahold of painkillers

9 ways people are getting ahold of painkillersColorado has a prescription drug problem. It has the second worst rate of painkiller abuse in the United States.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

Program aims to keep the mentally ill out of jail

Program aims to keep the mentally ill out of jailSending people who are mentally ill to jail happens often, but Longmont Police are trying to help them get care instead of locking them up.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

Why lunch after recess might be good for kids

Why lunch after recess might be good for kidsFor decades, school lunch ladies have been puzzling over how to get kids to eat their fruits and vegetables.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

Don't turn kids' car seats around early

Don't turn kids' car seats around earlyWhen to turn your child's rear-facing car seat forward becomes a big question for parents as their baby gets older.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

Ask Dr. John: Numbness, hip soreness

Ask Dr. John: Numbness, hip sorenessDr. John Torres from Premier Urgent Care answers your questions every week.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

Several people self-quarantine in Colorado measles case

Several people self-quarantine in Colorado measles caseSeveral people who may have been exposed to a Colorado woman diagnosed with measles after visiting Disneyland have agreed to quarantine themselves at home.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Diet/Fitness

Workout Wednesday: Boxing training tips

Workout Wednesday: Boxing training tips9NEWS fitness expert Jamie Atlas gives some tips for those interested in boxing.
  • Diet/Fitness
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

Former Marine's CPR knowledge saves dad's life

Former Marine's CPR knowledge saves dad's lifeMarines train for this, but it's different when it's your dad.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Food

Pizza Hut to sell gluten-free pizza

Pizza Hut to sell gluten-free pizzaPizza Hut to roll out gluten-free pizza in 2,400 stores beginning Jan.26.
  • Food
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Health

Children's Hospital to study medical pot

Children's Hospital to study medical potMore parents are coming to Colorado to find a cure for pediatric epilepsy in medical marijuana. It's a last resort with no promise of positive results.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago