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Rx for politics

Rx for politics

0 / May 28, 2012 8:00 AM

Last year, state Sen. Irene Aguilar got to know her fellow lawmakers up close. She checked their blood pressures. Then she cautioned them about the dangers of hypertension. After all, what group of professionals has the potential for higher blood pressure than politicians at the capitol? And, after all, Aguilar is a doctor

Farmer’s union hopes to draw down costs via health insurance co-op

Farmer’s union hopes to draw down costs via health insurance co-op

1 / April 30, 2012 8:00 AM

The Rocky Mountain Farmers Union says the costs of health insurance have become so high that many people who work in Colorado’s rural areas carry policies that only cover them in case of a dire emergency. So the union is seeking to do for healthcare what it has done successfully for milk, livestock and equipment: Form a co-op

More Coloradans find health insurance not worth the price

More Coloradans find health insurance not worth the price

0 / April 2, 2012 8:00 AM

Kelli Rose is 46 and healthy, with never a day in the hospital. But still, the only health insurance available to her has a $15,000 deductible and would cost up to $500 a month. Asked if she has $15,000 in [&hellip

Colorado Republicans planning for overturn of health care law

Colorado Republicans planning for overturn of health care law

0 / March 12, 2012 8:52 AM

The prospect of the U.S. Supreme Court throwing out the new health care law after it hears the case this month has Colorado Republicans planning alternatives – and Democrats keeping silent

Medicare online: A frustrating way to find a doctor

Medicare online: A frustrating way to find a doctor

0 / February 21, 2012 7:00 AM

In a search for general practice, internal medicine and family doctors throughout the state, Colorado Public News encountered an error-ridden database that often made locating doctors a pursuit in futility

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