Posted 1:18 PM 6/17/2013 by Tony Spehar
NEW YORK (AP) - By the time 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan finally got a lung transplant last week, she'd been waiting for months, and her parents had sued to give her a better shot at surgery.Her cystic fibrosis was threatening her life, and her case spurred a debate on how to allocate (More)
Posted 1:39 PM 6/11/2013 by Juice Godfrey
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Colorado Springs has been chosen for a new customer service center that will help Coloradans navigate a new health insurance marketplace created by the federal Affordable Care Act. The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance said Monday that the city (More)
Posted 8:07 AM 6/10/2013 by Marissa Torres
There's new information on how repeated concussions may affect the brain. It appears youth athletes take longer to recover after their second or third concussion.
Lead study author Dr. Matthew Eisenberg analyzed nearly 300 young athletes who went to the emergency room with concussion (More)
Posted 2:43 PM 6/7/2013 by Kirsten Bennett
A second measles case in the Denver metro area has been confirmed by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The second infected individual had contact with the adult male who tested positive for measles on June 4.
As reported Thursday, the first measles case, an (More)
Posted 9:13 PM 6/6/2013 by Tony Spehar
CHICAGO (AP) - Don't expect to see morning-after pills for all ages on drugstore shelves anytime soon. A federal appeals court decision allowing girls of any age to buy emergency contraception without a prescription won't immediately change access.Labels first need to be revised to (More)
Posted 5:51 PM 6/4/2013 by Alyse Rzemek
DENVER (AP) - Colorado health officials say the state is home to 12 of the 49 hepatitis A illnesses that have been reported in seven states since late April. The Colorado health department said Tuesday the Colorado cases were reported in Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Clear Creek, Douglas (More)
Posted 4:55 PM 6/3/2013 by Tony Spehar
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Monday that he wants to end the stigma of mental illness and enrolled the star power of actors Bradley Cooper and Glenn Close at a White House conference organized in response to the December shootings at a Connecticut elementary school. (More)...
Posted 4:19 PM 6/2/2013 by Adam Knapik
WASHINGTON (AP) - Samantha Nerove is in a smart suit with matching bracelet and a necklace, her hair in a stylish French twist. She doesn't look like the image many people have of a wounded warrior. She's not in a wheelchair. She has all her limbs. But she came home a wounded warrior and the PTSD (More)
Posted 4:05 PM 6/1/2013 by Monica Gouty
ROME (AP) - Italy's health ministry has confirmed the country's first case of a new respiratory virus that is alarming global health officials.
The patient is a 45-year-old man recently back from a 40-day visit to Jordan. The ministry says he was in good condition and being treated (More)