Colorado Public News

6:34am

Mon July 8, 2013
Health

Coloradans With Disabilities Connect In 'Second Life' For Social, Health Perks

Alice Krueger’s avatar, Gentle Heron. As Gentle Heron, Krueger can dance, ride horses and even fly as she interacts with medical professionals and people with disabilities from across Colorado.
Shelley Schlender Colorado Public News

6:25am

Mon June 17, 2013
Health

Health Care Hot-Spotting Targets The Sickest Patients

As healthcare costs continue to balloon, medical professionals all over Colorado are increasingly turning to healthcare hot-spotting -- that is, using data to target the sickest patients who are costing the most money via unnecessary visits to the ER, etc
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Rebecca Yanes recently joined an elite club. It’s not a club she wanted to join. In fact, it’s one that some health professionals across Colorado and the country are working to shut down.

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4:00am

Mon May 20, 2013
Health

Stand Up Colorado! Prolonged Sitting May Carve Years Off Life

Kim Roberts, a receptionist with the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, tests out a desk that allows her to stand, rather than sit, at work. The Chamber recently joined a growing trend in Colorado to install healthier workspace equipment for employees.
Gabrielle Pfafflin Colorado Public News

Evidence suggests that people who sit for hours at a time have an increased potential of developing life-shortening diseases.

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5:50am

Mon May 13, 2013
Health

As Suicides Outnumber Homicides, Will Safer Firearms Help?

Activists lined the steps at the Colorado Capitol with shoes in April to symbolize the more than 500 people killed each year in Colorado with guns, the majority of them in suicides
Credit Rose Richards / Colorado Public News

5:30am

Mon April 22, 2013

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