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Posted: Jan 19, 2018
WASHINGTON — The world won’t end if a dysfunctional Washington can’t find a way to pass a funding bill before this weekend. That’s the truth about a government “shutdown”: The government doesn’t shut down. It’s a crummy way to run... Read More
Posted: Jan 18, 2018
CHERRY HILL, N.J. — Less than three months after President Donald Trump declared the U.S. opioid crisis a public health emergency, the nation’s governors are calling on his administration and Congress to provide more money and coordination for the fight against the... Read More
Posted: Jan 18, 2018
Scientists are reporting progress on a blood test to detect many types of cancer at an early stage, including some of the most deadly ones that lack screening tools now. Many groups are working on liquid biopsy tests, which look for DNA and other things that tumors shed into... Read More
Posted: Jan 18, 2018
It has been four years since the legislature ordered Colorado’s Medicaid department to create a plan to keep people with developmental disabilities from waiting months or even years for services. Yet the list of adults waiting for that help has only gotten longer, now at 2... Read More
Posted: Jan 18, 2018
WASHINGTON – Acting Health and Human Services secretary Eric Hargan on Thursday announced the creation of a new conscience and religious freedom division aimed at protecting doctors, nurses and other health-care workers who decline to participate in care that goes against... Read More
Posted: Jan 17, 2018
WASHINGTON — Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer said Wednesday there’s “very, very strong” sentiment among Democrats in the chamber to oppose GOP-drafted legislation to keep the government’s doors open, comments that could indicate the chances are... Read More
Posted: Jan 17, 2018
Fewer people selected health insurance plans this year on Colorado’s Obamacare exchange, the first time open enrollment numbers have dropped year-over-year in the state and in keeping with a nationwide dip in people buying insurance on such exchanges. Colorado health care... Read More
Posted: Jan 16, 2018
WASHINGTON — After years of delays, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs plans to open a new hospital in Aurora on Aug. 11 — although Tuesday’s announcement is unlikely to spare the agency from criticism when several of its top officials appear Wednesday... Read More
Posted: Jan 16, 2018
WASHINGTON — After years of delays, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs plans to open a new hospital in Aurora on Aug. 11 — although Tuesday’s announcement is unlikely to spare the agency from criticism when several of its top officials appear Wednesday... Read More
Posted: Jan 15, 2018
If you think you’re coming down with the flu, here’s advice from all of us: Stay home. Sick employees could wind up costing employers $9 billion in lost productivity, according to Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc., an executive coaching firm that crunched... Read More

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