Wellness

Colorado launches statewide mental health hotline 

DENVER | Colorado launched a statewide hotline this week to help people suffering from depression and mental illness. The hotline was part of a plan announced by Gov. John Hickenlooper in late 2012 to bolster the state’s mental health services in …

2nd case of human ‘rabbit fever’ found in Colorado 

FORT COLLINS |Health officials in northern Colorado say a second person has become sick with tularemia, which is also known as “rabbit fever.” Larimer and Weld County officials in a statement Tuesday said a Larimer County resident became sick with the …

Decision could boost use of popular weed killer 

Decision could boost use of popular weed killer 

Critics say more study is needed on the effects of the herbicide and they are concerned it could endanger public health.

Deadline to clear up health law eligibility near

Deadline to clear up health law eligibility near

“Many of these people have issues because government files are incomplete,” said Ron Pollack, executive director of the advocacy group Families USA.

FDA approves lung preservation machine

The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that the approval of the XVIVO Perfusion System could lead to more successful transplants of lungs for people with cystic fibrosis and other deadly respiratory diseases.

Health care at college: Can your teen manage?

Health care at college: Can your teen manage?

“If I drive on the shoulder and a cop stops me, will he believe me when I tell him I think my daughter’s dying in a hospital?”

For rare medical condition, help comes on horseback for Aurora man, others

For rare medical condition, help comes on horseback for Aurora man, others

Equine therapy in Elizabeth helping man hold on to motor skills depleted by rare brain disease

How does Ebola virus spread and can it be stopped?

How does Ebola virus spread and can it be stopped?

Typically, outbreaks of the disease have been in other parts of the continent, not in West Africa.

A guide for fliers worried about Ebola outbreak

A guide for fliers worried about Ebola outbreak

As the Ebola outbreak in West Africa grows, airlines around the globe are closely monitoring the situation but have yet to make any drastic changes.

Poll: Obama health law is a tale of 2 Americas

Poll: Obama health law is a tale of 2 Americas

“Those states that implement the law’s major mechanisms are seeing a significantly greater decline in their uninsured rates,” said Dan Witters, research director for the poll.