Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment

12:08pm

Mon February 24, 2014

7:02am

Mon February 10, 2014
Health

Colo. Health Dept. Disputes Study Linking Birth Defects To Fracking

A gas well at the edge of a residential neighborhood in Erie, Colo., Feb. 7, 2014.
Joe Mahoney I-News at Rocky Mountain PBS

2:27pm

Wed January 22, 2014
Health

Colorado Health Calls For Federal E-Cigarette Regulation

"Vaping" is growing in popularity.
Credit Brad Bethell Photography / Flickr-Creative Commons

The FDA currently regulates cigarettes, loose tobacco and smokeless tobacco, but does not regulate e-cigarettes, little cigars or dissolvable tobacco. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment wants that to change.

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12:46pm

Mon January 6, 2014
Whooping Cough

69 More Whooping Cough Cases Reported In Colorado In Two Weeks

December saw the highest number of pertussis cases reported in 2013.
Credit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

1:21pm

Wed December 11, 2013
Personal Belief Exemption

Colorado's Personal Belief Exemption Target Of New Report

States, including Colorado with personal belief exemptions. The report explored whether this option should have more restrictions in Colorado
Credit The Keystone Center / Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

The Colorado Department of Health released a report with recommendations seeking to restrict the ways parents can opt out of immunizing their children against childhood diseases such as whooping cough and measles.

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