Health officials and community leaders will hold a townhall meeting tonight in Aurora to address prescription painkiller use among Colorado youth. The state has the second-highest rate of painkiller abuse in the nation.
Colorado employers are seeing their health insurance bills spike nearly 11 percent for next year, ending two years of relatively low health inflation and sending businesses scrambling to push more costs onto employees.
Identical twins Coco and Scout share everything, from gestures to outfits to garbled syllables. Side by side in their double stroller, the 11-month-old Miller twins even stick the same chubby leg out at the same time. They've been known to share far too much.
Some Coloradans with canceled insurance policies for 2014 are angry and confused, and rightfully so, at least on the confused part. I'm not sure even the president understands all the ins and outs of existing insurance policies and what is allowed and what isn't.
An outbreak of whooping cough has Colorado health authorities to urging people to make sure their vaccinations are up to date. In the last two weeks of October, 100 cases of whooping cough were reported in Colorado, according to the state health department. The state has had epidemic levels of whooping cough, or pertussis, in the last two years, including 1,116 cases so far this year.