Patients: ‘Lyme Disease Is In Colorado’Lyme disease is most commonly associated with the East Coast and the Upper Midwest. Patients testing positive for Lyme disease in Colorado want people know it’s here too.
Patient Skeptical, Believes He Contracted Hep C From Guilty Surgical Tech's ActionsA former Swedish Medical Center surgical technician on Tuesday pleaded guilty to federal charges that he stole the powerful painkiller fentanyl from operating rooms.
Colorado: Youth Pot Use Hasn't Gone Up Since LegalizationMarijuana use among Colorado high schoolers has not increased since legalization. That's according to the state Health Department, which released a new batch of youth survey results Monday.
Health Department Begins Testing Mosquitoes For West Nile VirusThe Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is starting to test mosquitoes for the West Nile virus.
New Data Will Help Colorado Study Health Effects Of FrackingNew data on air pollution from fracking wells in Colorado will be a big help in assessing whether the emissions are harmful to human health, state officials say.
West Nile Virus Strikes Early This Year, First Case Confirmed In Larimer CountyThe West Nile Virus has struck earlier than normal in Colorado. The state’s first confirmed case was announced Tuesday in Larimer County.
Feds: Former Swedish Surgery Tech Accused Of Stealing Drugs Carries HIVFederal prosecutors in Colorado announced Wednesday that a hospital surgery technician accused of stealing painkiller syringes is HIV positive and urged patients who may have possibly been infected by him to be tested.
With Summer Approaching, Health Department Cracking Down On Dogs In BarsThe health department is currently cracking down on rule breakers, specifically when it comes to dogs in bars and breweries.
Cause Of Deadly Fire In Arvada Investigated, Could Take WeeksThe investigation into a deadly fire in Arvada continued as authorities released more information about those who died in the fire.
Bill To Require Registration Of Unvaccinated Children With State FailsThe Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment admits it sent inaccurate letters to parents across the state regarding children who aren't vaccinated as a bill to require registration fails in the state Capitol.
Seattle Hospital Urges Patient Testing After Former Surgical Tech ChargedA Seattle hospital has urged more than 1,300 patients to get tested for hepatitis and HIV after a former surgery technician was charged with stealing and swapping syringes in Colorado.
Colorado May Set Up Vaccine Database To Track KidsA new Colorado database tracking kids who have not been vaccinated moved ahead in the state Legislature Thursday.