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Frozen process boosts in-vitro success rate to 75 percent

Frozen process boosts in-vitro success rate to 75 percent

2 / November 23, 2013 7:00 AM

In-vitro fertilization babies who are conceived from frozen, rather than fresh, embryos have a remarkably better chance of survival than from the method most used in the past, according to a new study by a Colorado physician who is considered one of the nation’s leaders in reproductive medicine

Playing ‘Russian roulette’ with the flu

Playing ‘Russian roulette’ with the flu

0 / October 24, 2013 7:00 AM

Influenza killed five children in Colorado last year, and sent 1,530 others to the hospital. And, overall, fewer than 50 percent of the state’s residents were immunized. Public health officials are hoping more people roll up their sleeves or offer up their noses for vaccinations this year.

E-Cigarette makers target Colorado

E-Cigarette makers target Colorado

7 / July 14, 2013 8:00 AM

The arrival of electronic cigarettes has raised a red flag for health officials and others who worry the activity of “vaping” nicotine will hook young people into a new addiction that could last a lifetime. This month, tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds began selling its new e-cigarettes in Colorado

Stand up or face the consequences

Stand up or face the consequences

0 / May 19, 2013 7:00 AM

People who sit for hours at a stretch are far more likely to develop diabetes, cardiovascular disease and breast and colon cancer. Colorado workers – and their bosses – are embracing a new concept: Stand up and work.

Colorado health facilities report 1,000 drug diversions in 5 years

Colorado health facilities report 1,000 drug diversions in 5 years

1 / March 3, 2013 8:00 AM

Colorado health facilities reported to the state health department 1,083 cases of missing drugs in the past five years. An anesthesiologist tells how easy it was for an in-house criminal to steal drugs, and leave the patients with fake painkillers.

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