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Health:

No sparkly smiles for Denver’s anti-fluoride activists

Libertarians, anti-communists and holistic dentists alike have formed an unlikely team to take a gulp at one of Denver’s lesser chewed on policy issues: fluoride […]...

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August 27, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix

Veterans and abuse survivors sue Colorado for banning marijuana in PTSD treatement

When the Colorado Board of Health voted against adding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder to the list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana last month, a core […]...

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August 27, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Melodrama vs. satire in the video debate over abortion

Both pro-abortion rights and anti-abortion activists have taken to the Internet to argue their positions using video. NARAL has released a spot featuring comedians Aparna […]...

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August 13, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Will smoking pot at a bar soon be legal in Denver?

Lighting up a doobie on a bar’s enclosed patio? Enjoying a pot brownie at an art opening? It’s against the law now, but supporters of a […]...

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August 11, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix

Nothing illegal: See raw footage from antiabortion attack on Denver’s Planned Parenthood

The antiabortion group that’s behind the sting videos targeting Planned Parenthood on Friday released raw footage from its undercover foray into a Denver clinic. The edited […]...

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August 4, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

New investigation: VA hospital’s “chaotic care” failed to save Vietnam veteran

A Vietnam veteran who died late last year of severe liver disease complications was a victim of substandard care at the Grand Junction Veterans Affairs […]...

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August 4, 2015 Health, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

Bennet and Gardner vote party lines on failed bill to defund Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood just survived the most recent attempt at its defunding in the U.S. Senate, with Colorado’s Michael Bennet joining other Democrats to block a bill […]...

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August 4, 2015 Health, Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Rep. Doug Lamborn pushes CSU to halt HIV research over fetal-tissue stings

Undercover videos purporting to expose the illegal sale of human fetal tissue surfaced in July, prompting anti-abortion Republican Rep. Doug Lamborn to launch a public health […]...

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August 4, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Littwin: Cory Gardner and the GOP adopt abortion politics and a government-shutdown showdown … again

OK, it wasn’t like we weren’t warned. But here was the U.S. Senate not only voting on whether to defund Planned Parenthood, but promising that […]...

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August 4, 2015 Health, Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, The Mix

Reader’s view: Sen. Irene Aguilar on the anti-abortion video attack on Planned Parenthood

The Colorado Independent’s Nat Stein has been covering the recent hit videos against Planned Parenthood in “No stinger in sting video aimed at Denver Planned […]...

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August 3, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix

EVENTS

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VIDEO: Drilling into Colorado fracking

In April, The Colorado Independent hosted a panel discussion at Denver Open Media about fracking in Colorado. It was hosted by former Managing Editor John […]

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