Posted 2:31 PM 3/10/2013 by AP Posted by Tony Spehar
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Stress does bad things to the heart. New studies have found higher rates of cardiac problems in veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, New Orleans residents six years after Hurricane Katrina and Greeks struggling through that country's financial turmoil. (More)...
Posted 9:25 AM 3/9/2013 by Matt Stafford
DENVER (AP) - Colorado lawmakers are considering whether to update the state's Old West-style coroner system.The state's 63 county coroners are mostly elected and aren't required to have a medical degree. They operate under laws written in the days when Western coroners did little (More)
Posted 9:20 PM 3/8/2013 by Joe Bevans
The Beth El School of Nursing at UCCS in Colorado Springs is using ''patient simulators'' to train students. The hightech robots use computer interaction to help nurses create scenarios that really happen in hospitals. They bleed,cough,give birth, and even have heart attacks. The school say's that demand for training sites makes their make shift hospital a gold mine for nursing students.
Posted 6:46 PM 3/7/2013 by Jacqui Heinrich, email@example.com
Rumors of a widespread chlamydia outbreak at Sierra High School in Colorado Springs have students and parents talking.
"I know that there's 51 cases of chlamydia right now and we had a presentation today talking about it," sophomore Kionna Washpun told News 5. "A lot of people at our school (More)
Posted 9:06 PM 3/6/2013 by Connie Murphy
NEW YORK (AP) -- Health officials are reporting an alarming increase in some dangerous superbugs at U.S. hospitals.
These superbugs from a common germ family have become extremely resistant to treatment with antibiotics. Only 10 years ago, such resistance was hardly ever seen in this (More)More Stories from 3/6/2013
Posted 9:59 PM 3/5/2013 by Juice Godfrey
DENVER (AP) - An overdose drug that can save the life of an overdosing addict has won initial approval in the Colorado Senate, despite objections the measure could encourage drug users. The bill gives legal clearance for more people to administer opiate antagonists. The powerful drugs (More)
Posted 8:44 PM 3/4/2013 by Matt Stafford
The decision to put her parents into assisted living came fast for Joan Saucerman about a year and a half ago.
"Much quicker than we would have anticipated," says Saucerman. When looking, she said care was high on the list of things she was looking for.
"I think that would be the (More)
Posted 6:53 PM 3/3/2013 by Monica Gouty
WASHINGTON (AP) - Scientists say a baby born with the AIDS virus appears to have been cured thanks to faster and stronger treatment than is usual for newborns.Scientists at a major AIDS meeting say the Mississippi child is now 2½ and has been off HIV drugs for about a year with (More)