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I am a doctor. I see the harm high-potency THC does...

I am an emergency medicine physician in southern Colorado. I see the harms of high-potency THC on a daily basis, and I wish you...

Ball Arena’s no-bags policy is about greed, not safety

As COVID restrictions begin to lift and people are once again allowed to attend sports and other events, venues like Denver’s Ball Arena (home...

I was a teenage rifle owner, then an ER doctor. Assault...

This story was originally published at khn.org. Many who know me might be shocked by this: I shot my first pistol when I was 8...

Black women are 3 times more likely to die due to...

As a Black woman, Kyla Armstrong-Romero had to fight for adequate medical care at every step of her pregnancy. After being diagnosed at 23...

After 10 hours of testimony on public option bill, committee vote...

In a Friday hearing, state lawmakers on the House Health and Insurance Committee heard nearly 10 hours of passionate testimony on perhaps the most...

Black maternal health is a crisis and we must take action

The COVID-19 pandemic has tragically demonstrated the lethality of race-based health and health care disparities in the United States. Maternal mortality is another area...

State lawmakers seek to restrict solitary confinement in Colorado’s largest jails...

Meghan Baker, a staff attorney for the advocacy organization Disability Law Colorado, asked state lawmakers during a bill hearing on Tuesday to imagine what...

Colorado lawmakers propose ambitious plan for behavioral health recovery

When COVID-19 arrived in Colorado last spring, lawmakers scrambled to address what they expected would be a $3.3 billion shortfall in the state budget....

‘I want to see the plan’: Denver residents press city officials...

“Why does there seem to be more resources in our county jails or state prisons than there are out here?” “We can’t afford to do...

Colorado opens vaccine eligibility floodgates: All residents 16 and older can...

Gov. Jared Polis announced on Monday that anyone 16 and older will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine starting on Friday. "This is a really...

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