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Author : Kerri Rebresh

Text Message Services Offer Health Info To Go

Text Message Services Offer Health Info To Go

Health advice, support and information are now available on-the-go via text messaging services cropping up across the country, including one in Denver....

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December 1, 2007 Health
Tancredo Denounces Health Organization for Taiwan Slight

Tancredo Denounces Health Organization for Taiwan Slight

Illegal immigration isn’t the only thing on Tom Tancredo’s mind. The Colorado congressman and presidential candidate is again making noise about Taiwan, this time admonishing […]...

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November 29, 2007 Politics
Lack of Health Insurance Linked to Suicide Risk in New Study

Lack of Health Insurance Linked to Suicide Risk in New Study

People without health insurance often go without the medical care they need and are more at risk than normal for illnesses. A new report suggests […]...

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November 29, 2007 Health
Lawmakers Work to Reverse Contraception Cost Surge

Lawmakers Work to Reverse Contraception Cost Surge

College students have seen the cost of birth control at their schools’ health clinics skyrocket this year. Now, two Democratic Colorado lawmakers have signed onto […]...

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November 28, 2007 Health
Film Festival Will Benefit GLBT Youth

Film Festival Will Benefit GLBT Youth

The Matthew Shepard Foundation, the GLBT Center of Colorado and the Denver Film Society will come together Dec. 7-9 to host “Untitled: A Film Festival […]...

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November 24, 2007 Uncategorized
Panel Approves State Health Reform Recommendations

Panel Approves State Health Reform Recommendations

Colorado’s Blue Ribbon Commission For Health Care Reform approved a set of recommendations Monday that will be presented to the legislature in January. The panel, […]...

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November 20, 2007 Health
Caring for Elderly Creates Financial Hardships, Study Says

Caring for Elderly Creates Financial Hardships, Study Says

Caring for aging parents and other elderly dependents can take an emotional and financial toll on caregivers. A study released Monday suggests the financial impacts […]...

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November 20, 2007 Health
Medical Marijuana Patient Limit Overturned

Medical Marijuana Patient Limit Overturned

Denver District Judge Larry Naves last week overturned a state policy limiting the number of patients a medical marijuana provider can serve....

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November 19, 2007 Uncategorized
Gourmet cook-off will benefit women with HIV/AIDS

Gourmet cook-off will benefit women with HIV/AIDS

Local chefs and celebrities will square off Nov. 29 in the Cook-Off for a Cause, which will benefit the Women’s Lighthouse Project, a nonprofit organization […]...

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November 17, 2007 Uncategorized
Denver Business Group Comes Out of the Closet

Denver Business Group Comes Out of the Closet

For the past 15 years, the Colorado Business Council has been working to support GLBT professionals and gay-friendly businesses. This week, the organization came out […]...

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November 16, 2007 Uncategorized

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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The Home Front: ‘Major victory’ for grass-roots effort ‘to see Colorado schools funded more equitably’

“For those behind the statewide, grass-roots effort to see Colorado schools funded more equitably and at a higher level, Wednesday marked a major victory,” reports […]

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