Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Alarmed by anonymous surveys asking Colorado’s middle and high school students about their sex lives and drug habits, the state Board of Education delayed action Thursday on considering changes to how the 24-year-old survey is collected.
The case of an 87-year-old Alzheimer’s patient accused in the deadly beating of a fellow assisted living resident highlights the challenges of prosecuting someone with the unpredictable mental disease.
Mental health experts say the case of an 87-year-old Alzheimer’s patient suspected of killing his roommate at an assisted living facility in suburban Denver is rare and shows the difficulty of caring for those with the unpredictable disease.
Now that marijuana is legal doctors are concerned about pregnant and breastfeeding women using pot because the negative effects could be passed on to their babies.
The measles outbreak is getting worse, and as the number of cases grows, so does the risk of the disease spreading even further.
A patient being monitored for Ebola at Denver Health Medical Center has been cleared after a second test came back negative. That person was released from the hospital late Wednesday.
A patient who was being monitored for Ebola at Denver Health Medical Center has tested negative for the virus, according to health officials.
Cases of influenza in Colorado could be on the decline after there were fewer reported cases of the flu last week than the previous week.
Another death from the influenza has been reported in Colorado. It was the second child to die from the flu this season in Colorado.
Colorado was poised Wednesday to award more than $8 million for medical marijuana research, a step toward addressing complaints that little is known about pot’s medical potential.