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Awaiting the healthcare vote in a town Obamacare didn’t help

HUGO, Colo. — From the bed in his bright, airy room at Lincoln Community Hospital, a nonprofit 15-bed facility on the western edge of this […]...

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March 23, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Bill to ban LGBTQ conversion therapy dies third year in a row

It took Ericka L. Salerno a lot of courage Wednesday to tell the story of years of abuse, suffered at the hands of those who […]...

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March 23, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Civil Rights, Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

CBO analysis: 24 million would lose healthcare under GOP plan

The Congressional Budget Office’s analysis of the Republican-proposed alternative to the Affordable Care Act estimates that 24 million Americans will lose healthcare coverage by 2026 under […]...

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March 13, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Fears of Obamacare repeal drive packed healthcare town hall

Hundreds of Coloradans fearful over losing their health insurance in the face of the Republican Obamacare replacement plan filled the gym of Denver’s West High […]...

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March 10, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

What ending Medicaid expansion would mean for Coloradans

Rachel Graves has had a headache for going on seven years. The migraines began in 2010, just as she was about to start law school. […]...

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March 9, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Statehouse designates “Protecting Rural Hospitals Day” as small towns brace for cuts

Colorado lawmakers and hospital executives on Wednesday made it clear that small town healthcare faces the fight of its life in the coming year. A resolution […]...

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March 9, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Q&A: Why the Colorado health department says fracking’s risk to health is “low”

Three weeks ago, University of Colorado researchers published a study linking diagnoses of a certain kind of blood cancer to the likelihood of living within […]...

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March 6, 2017 Environment/Energy, Health, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

When private pain becomes a community problem

On a brisk, sunny day in mid-October, I drove through the affluent suburbs of Craig, Colorado, to a cottage-style house, where I’d been invited to […]...

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February 27, 2017 Health, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Republican Rep. Ken Buck quietly meets with Trump critics to talk health care

It wasn’t quite a town hall meeting, but it wasn’t a duck-and-cover teleconference, either. Colorado Republican Rep. Ken Buck of Greeley on Tuesday night met […]...

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February 22, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Angry crowd confronts CDOT official over planned I-70 project

An informational meeting organized by Colorado Department of Transportation officials was overtaken by local protesters Thursday night at the Swansea Recreation Center in Central Denver. […]...

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February 17, 2017 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

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The Home Front: Colorado’s budget is ‘really painful on K-12 education and hospitals’

“The Joint Budget Committee completed most of its work in a marathon session Wednesday that stretched to 11 p.m. as lawmakers huddled in private to […]

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