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Tag Archives: public health

GUEST POST: Keep on marching for clean air and for kids’ health

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant […]...

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May 15, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Wiretap: Guns: A public health issue

Public health Kristof: It’s time to take a public-health approach to guns. It shouldn’t be Democrats vs. Republicans. We should take a hard look at the […]...

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October 5, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Morning sickness marijuana trend draws eyes at the Capitol

Research is thin linking any negative impacts to pregnant pot smoking. But lawmakers in Denver say pregnant women are being subtly marketed to by the cannabis industry. ...

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April 6, 2015 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, The Mix

Hick on Vaccines: Strong statement, still no real plan

DENVER — Governor John Hickenlooper has recently made a strong case for the need to raise Colorado’s bottom-of-the-barrel vaccination rates, but he has fallen short […]...

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March 23, 2015 Health, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Center for Disease Control called out for transphobic policy

Kaiser and Colorado HealthOp agreed last month to cover more services for transgender Coloradans. But discrimination persists, particularly against those who are most vulnerable and seeking publicly funded treatment....

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October 28, 2013 Politics, The Mix
Boulder nuke worker widow scores new hope from Harkin

Boulder nuke worker widow scores new hope from Harkin

Boulder resident Bo Fellinger’s husband Michael worked with nuclear material at the Ames Laboratory in Iowa during the cold war and died of lung disease […]...

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July 1, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Iowa’s Harkin spurring movement at last on Udall nuke worker bill

Iowa’s Harkin spurring movement at last on Udall nuke worker bill

Michael Fellenger died in April 2008 of lung failure stemming from his work with nuclear material at the Ames Laboratory in Iowa. His wife Bo […]...

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May 28, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Udall nuke-worker bill stalls; another widow denied compensation

Udall nuke-worker bill stalls; another widow denied compensation

Boulder resident Bo Fellinger is disgusted. She recently discovered that the Department of Labor yet again denied her husband Michael’s claim to compensation for chronic lung disease. Fellinger doesn't have a good word to say about the department or its...

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April 21, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories

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We at The Indy send a delighted thank you to our readers who were able to make Friday night’s fundraiser at the Mercury Café! It was a […]

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News Poetry: Charlottesville Poems, Part I

After Syria, After Charlottesville By Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer And there, on the to do list, somewhere beneath “post office” and above “pay the bills” is […]

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