Sheriff's officials say a bicyclist who organized a charity race was injured by a small cannonball that was shot at him. The cannonball that was fired at the bicyclist Sunday during a multiple sclerosis fundraiser in Durango.
Authorities say the cannonball was similar to what is used at high... more »
A new federal study finds many same-day surgery centers have serious problems with infection control.
Inspectors visited 68 centers in Maryland, North Carolina and Oklahoma. They saw health workers who didn't wash their hands. Some failed to wear gloves or clean medical devices properly. Experts say the findings suggest... more »
Beavers found dead in western Colorado have likely succumbed to a common waterborne bacteria.
Colorado Division of Wildlife officials say that several beavers have been found dead in San Miguel and Gilpin counties. The culprit was an outbreak of a bacteria called tularemia, which can infect animals that spend... more »
Big businesses are spending serious time and money trying to limit the swine flu pandemic's impact on operations, from bankrolling video on good hygiene to training employees to cover for co-workers with critical jobs.
Companies from health insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc. to beverage can maker Ball Corp. are arranging... more »
It was a long and painful road for Dominique Debroux before her daughter, Gaya, came into this world.
She tried for years to become pregnant and turned to In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF).
"I got pregnant four times and I miscarried each one of those times. So, three failed IVF's..."... more »
Karen Simmons-Watson wouldn't have wished getting swine flu on anyone, but three months after enduring a serious bout with the H1N1 pandemic virus, she's almost glad she did.
"It's kind of a relief to have gone through it so I don't have to worry about it, and I don't... more »
The El Paso County Department of Public Health and Environment is urging the community not to worry about the number of cases of H1N1 flu being reported, because an overwhelming majority of cases go unreported.
Public health officer Kandi Buckland says the regular flu season isn't here yet and... more »