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Colorado Aims To Reduce Diabetes, Costs For Medicaid Clients

Colorado health officials are launching a diabetes prevention campaign for people covered by Medicaid, a state and federal health care program for low-income residents.

05/27/2015

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Oil-Gas Panel Suggests Consulting Role For Local Government

A Colorado task force is recommending that local governments be given a consulting role on some decisions about the location of large oil and gas facilities.

02/24/2015

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Small Colorado Communities Get Grants For Water, Wastewater Projects

The state has awarded $9.5 million in grants for 15 drinking water and wastewater systems in small communities.

01/12/2015

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More Human Plague Cases Surface In Colorado

Three more people have become ill from the plague in Colorado.

07/18/2014

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State Says Colorado Doing Better On Infection Rates

State officials say Colorado health-care facilities are doing better in meeting national standards for infection rates.

01/15/2014

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Flu Hitting Colorado Harder Than Last Year

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says the number of hospitalizations because of the flu this season so far is in the hundreds.

12/31/2013

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Dozens Already Hospitalized With The Flu In Colorado

The flu is hitting Colorado with dozens of people hospitalized, and now one death has been reported.

12/05/2013

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ACLU: Durango Hospital Illegally Bans Abortion Discussion

The American Civil Liberties Union accused a Durango hospital Wednesday of illegally telling doctors they cannot discuss abortion with a patient, even if pregnancy threatens her life.

11/13/2013

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Audit: Oversight Of Colorado Medical Pot Lax

Auditors say a dozen physicians have issued half of the medical marijuana recommendations in Colorado and that the state is not providing enough oversight so only qualified individuals get referrals to use the drug.

07/15/2013

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Stomach Ailment Outbreaks Are Widespread In Colorado

Colorado health officials are reporting nearly twice as many outbreaks of a gastrointestinal illness as normal for this time of year.

12/21/2012

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