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Investigations

Veteran has surgery after year-long wait

Veteran has surgery after year-long waitThomas Amabile will have cataract surgery Tuesday after a yearlong ordeal with the Denver VA Hospital, which highlights ongoing lapses in patient scheduling.
  • Investigations
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Investigations

Boulder Co. launching rape-kit program

Boulder Co. launching rape-kit programTuesday morning, the Boulder District Attorney announced plans to launch a sexual assault examination program early in 2015.
  • Investigations
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Health

Drs prescribing most potent painkillers face scrutiny

Drs prescribing most potent painkillers face scrutinyAnalysis of Medicare data shows worrisome records.
  • Health
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Christmas

Children's Hospital patients virtually visit with Santa

Children's Hospital patients virtually visit with SantaChildren's Hospital Colorado patients who had not had the chance to meet Santa Claus were able to see and speak with jolly old St. Nick.
  • Christmas
  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Health

3D printer saves 2-year-old's life

3D printer saves 2-year-old's lifeSometimes when engineer Nicco Macintyre talks about 3D printing, it sounds like science fiction.
  • Health
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Politics

Powdered alcohol? Not so fast, lawmakers say

Powdered alcohol? Not so fast, lawmakers sayStates are moving to ban alcohol in powdered form before the product goes on sale out of concern it will increase underage drinking.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
Moms

Shortage for vaccine to cure 'radioactive boy'

Shortage for vaccine to cure 'radioactive boy'Ben Brewer has proven he has a lot of patience. The 13-year-old has dealt with neuroblastoma since he was two.
  • Moms
  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Health

Holidays can be a time to discuss serious subjects

Holidays can be a time to discuss serious subjectsDecisions about medical care, especially in a crisis or when a life-limiting illness progresses, are deeply personal and often difficult to confront.
  • Health
  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Health

Why exercising in the cold can be dangerous

Why exercising in the cold can be dangerousWhen it comes exercising in the cold weather, it's not necessarily the thermometer you should be eyeing.
  • Health
  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
Health

Greeley may ban use of e-cigs in vapor shops

Greeley may ban use of e-cigs in vapor shopsGreeley leaders are leaning toward banning the use of e-cigarettes inside vapor shops.
  • Health
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Life

Mother meets woman who donated milk to her quintuplets

Mother meets woman who donated milk to her quintupletsA unique reunion took place at Mothers' Milk Bank in earlier this month.
  • Life
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Health

Why drinking from a can may be dangerous

Why drinking from a can may be dangerousMight want to make your next six-pack glass bottles. Cans and plastic bottles are lined with a controversial chemical called BPA, and while the CDC still says the chemical's health effects
  • Health
  • 4 days, 8 hours ago
Life

Breast cancer affects many more than just patients

Breast cancer affects many more than just patientsBreast cancer is a personal fight not just for those diagnosed, but their family and friends
  • Life
  • 4 days, 20 hours ago
Life

9 guilt-free ways to enjoy holiday party food

9 guilt-free ways to enjoy holiday party foodIt's the season for stuffing your face.
  • Life
  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
Health

Painkiller study: From 30 days to 3 years

Painkiller study: From 30 days to 3 yearsIn the U.S., opioid overdoses are responsible for about 16,000 deaths a year.
  • Health
  • 6 days, 1 hour ago
Health

Breast cancer patients treated longer than necessary

Breast cancer patients treated longer than necessaryStudies in recent years have shown that breast cancer patients who undergo lumpectomies can safely opt for three weeks of daily radiation therapy instead of the traditional five.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Health

Dr. John: Hands falling asleep, trigeminal neuralgia

Dr. John: Hands falling asleep, trigeminal neuralgiaDr. John Torres from Premier Urgent Care answers your questions every week.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Health

Colorado is among top 10 healthiest states

Colorado is among top 10 healthiest statesColorado is bucking a national trend toward obesity and physical inactivity, once again earning it a spot as the nation's 8th-healthiest state in an annual ranking released Tuesday by United Health Foundation.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Health

What are the health consequences of marijuana?

What are the health consequences of marijuana?The Journal of the American Medical Association has released a study from University of Colorado researchers detailing the mixed health effects of legalized marijuana in the Centennial State.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Health

Saint Joseph hospital prepares for big move

Saint Joseph hospital prepares for big moveLook, it's a pain to move a studio apartment. Now, let's reflect on how difficult it would be to move an entire hospital.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Flu

Flu could be more severe this season

Flu could be more severe this seasonHealth officials say the virus is expected to peak later this flu season compared to the last 3 years.
  • Flu
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Health

Local nuns challenge health law

Local nuns challenge health lawA group of faith-based religious organizations that object to covering birth control in their employee health plans told a panel of federal judges that they should be treated like religions and not be required to even file papers saying they don't want to cover...
  • Health
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Audit rips Colorado health exchange spending

Audit rips Colorado health exchange spendingState auditors criticized Colorado's health insurance exchange for its spending of federal funds, citing millions in payments to vendors that exceeded the initial contracted amount.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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December's Buddy Check9 mobile mammography van location

December's Buddy Check9 mobile mammography van locationThe Buddy Check9 Mobile Mammography van will be in Aurora on Dec. 9.
  • Sponsored by 9NEWS
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Health

Dream granted: A trip to Disney World

Dream granted: A trip to Disney WorldA trip to Disney World will be a welcome respite after months of challenges for Christine Knowles.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Local

Obamacare challenge to be heard by circuit court

Obamacare challenge to be heard by circuit courtFederal appeals court to hear Obamacare challenge
  • Local
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Local

Larimer flu hospitalizations soar; some classes canceled

Larimer flu hospitalizations soar; some classes canceledSince the beginning of October, at least 21 Larimer County residents have been hospitalized with flu symptoms, putting local health officials on heightened alert.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 3 days ago