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Feds, state to study chemical exposure in El Paso County drinking...

WASHINGTON -- The federal government announced Monday that Colorado is one of seven states chosen for a study of the human health effects of...

Grassroots lawsuit aims to halt $1.2 billion highway expansion in Denver’s...

Residents and activists from some of Denver’s poorest neighborhoods sued the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), claiming projects it approved will be harmful to their environment,...

Statetap: Future of Colorado teen contraceptive program uncertain

Officials say they'll need $5 million to keep the program going and, although everyone agrees the decline in unwanted pregnancy and abortion is a good thing, the new Republican-controlled state Senate may be reluctant to fund contraception.

At 87, and not the work of a firing squad

Gabriel Garcia Marquez died Thursday at 87. Cancer.

Millions of U.S. cancer patients forgo treatment due to cost

At least 2 million Americans whose cancer went into remission decided against getting recommended follow up treatment mostly because their health insurance wouldn't fully...

Cañon City uranium contamination looms over Montrose mill battle

MONTROSE -- Many residents of Montrose County and surrounding counties in Southwest Colorado, have stood in opposition to the proposed Piñon Ridge uranium mill. "Not in my back yard," they say. Cañon City residents support the opposition. They didn't take that stand years ago and have suffered debilitating health effects associated with the metal the Navajo Indians call “yellow death.”
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