Air Force: Toxic Chemicals Released Into City's Sewer SystemAn Air Force base in Colorado said Tuesday it accidentally released about 150,000 gallons of water containing toxic chemicals into the sewer system of the adjacent city of Colorado Springs, but the potential health hazards weren't immediately known.
New Rules Make Marijuana Packaging Safer, Less Appealing To KidsNew rules for packaging of both medical and retail marijuana products go into effect Oct. 1. The new packaging requirements have been designed to make the packages safer for adults and less appealing to children.
Colorado Medical Pot Law Poised To Add PTSD As QualifierMarijuana pioneer Colorado is poised to add post-traumatic stress disorder to its medical marijuana program, joining 18 other states that consider PTSD a condition treatable by pot.
2 Colorado Coal-Fired Power Units To Close In Clean-Air DealColorado officials say one coal-fired power plant will shut down and a part of a second plant will stop operating under an agreement to reduce haze and carbon dioxide.
There's A Surge In Mosquitoes Infected With West Nile VirusA record number of mosquitoes are testing positive for the West Nile virus in Boulder, Weld, and Larimer counties.
1 Death, 13 Human Cases Of West Nile Virus Reported In ColoradoThere has been one death from West Nile Virus in Colorado so far this year and 13 human cases diagnosed in the state.
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.