Drivers Willing To Give A Lift To Cancer Patients NeededThe American Cancer Society needs drivers to help get patients on the road to recovery. They are asking for volunteers to give people with cancer a lift to and from treatment.
Warning Of Possible Measles Exposure Across Denver Metro AreaPeople who visited Target, King Soopers or any of five other locations in the south Denver metro area are being warned about possible exposure to measles.
Campaign To Increase Tobacco Tax Aims To Decrease SmokingSupporters launched a campaign to raise the tobacco tax by $1.75 per pack in Colorado on Wednesday. They say the initiative is about creating a healthier Colorado.
New Clinic Offers Mental Health Services to LGBTQ CommunityThere's a new effort to improve health care for members of the LGBTQ community.
Doctors See Promise In New Addiction-Fighting ImplantThere is a new weapon for fighting addiction to heroin and painkillers. The FDA has approved an implant that can curb craving and withdrawal for six months.
New Mom Has Warning About HELLP SyndromeA rare pregnancy complication nearly killed a first-time mother and her baby. Now, the grateful mom wants to get the word out about a syndrome called HELLP.
UCH Researchers Study Shot To Stop Staph InfectionsA staph infection after surgery can be serious, even fatal. According to data from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), patients who get a staph infection in the hospital have five times the risk of dying in the hospital.
Mother Has Finding A Cure In Her SightsA mother in Westminster is hosting a fundraiser this weekend to help find a cure for a disease that is blinding her children. Logan and Zoe Galloway are slowly losing their eyesight. They suffer from a rare, inherited condition that has no treatment.
Colon Cancer Screening Now Copter Reporter’s CauseDenver's only airborne traffic reporter was grounded back in May by colon cancer. Now, John Morrissey of KOA NewsRadio is campaigning about the importance of getting a colonoscopy, beginning at age 50.
2 College Students, 'Besties,' Share A Lifesaving ConnectionBest friends now have a lifesaving connection. At the end of May, both young women had surgery at the University of Colorado Hospital on the same day. One gave the other a portion of her liver.
Anti-Diarrhea Drug Used To Get HighResearchers say an over the counter treatment for diarrhea is being used by drug abusers to get high. According to a study done in the Annals of Emergency Medicine, people are overdosing on anti-diarrhea drugs, like Imodium, with sometimes deadly consequences.
CU Researchers Helping ICU Nurses Manage Burnout & PTSDStudies have found that up to 28 percent of hospital nurses who work in the intensive care unit suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).