Originally published on Thu July 12, 2012 3:03 pm
Finally, there's some good news about Alzheimer's disease.
It turns out that a few lucky people carry a genetic mutation that greatly reduces their risk of getting the disease, an Icelandic team reports in the journal Nature.
The mutation also seems to protect people who don't have Alzheimer's disease from the cognitive decline that typically occurs with age.
Seasonal Firefighters, including many who fought recent wildfires in the state, will now have access to the same health care federal employees receive.
Health officials in Larimer County are sounding the alarm after seeing a recent spike in the number of rabid skunks.
Health officials are reminding Coloradans to protect themselves from West Nile virus-carrying mosquitoes this summer.