I-News at Rocky Mountain PBS

I-News is the public service journalism arm of Rocky Mountain PBS and works in collaboration with news media throughout Colorado.

You can learn more about the I-News Network at www.inewsnetwork.org.

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5:00am

Mon January 27, 2014
Economy

Colorado Food Stamp Assistance Has Doubled Since Great Recession

A familiar sight, standing in line at the grocery checkout.
Kai Hendry Flickr - Creative Commons

6:36am

Mon December 23, 2013

5:00am

Fri November 29, 2013
Health

Drinking Toilet Water? Be Backflow Aware, Check Your Cross Connections

cwpatterson11 Flickr - Creative Commons

Feel like a nice cool glass of ice water? Before you take a sip, you might want to take a quick tour of your home. How’s the fill valve in your toilet? Do you have a vacuum breaker on your outside spigots? What about your boiler?

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6:30am

Mon November 18, 2013
Health

Colorado Mental Health Feeling The Impact Of Slashed Spending

Emergency dept. staff confer at Denver Health Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. The department's director say the unit is seeing an unprecedented number of people landing in the ER with injuries or other health problems related to untreated mental illness.
Joe Mahoney I-News at Rocky Mountain PBS

They’re victims of car accidents, they’ve been shot, or they threatened their parents. They have overdosed on cocaine, swallowed too many pills or passed out drunk. On an average Friday or Saturday night, they can make up about half of the sick, injured and wounded crowding the rooms and hallways of the emergency department at Denver Health.

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11:50am

Tue November 5, 2013
Health

Colorado Health Survey Highlights Disparities In Medical Care

A monitor at the Children's Hospital in Denver, Colo. In 2013, 18.43 percent are uninsured in Denver according to the Colorado Health Access Survey. Statewide that percentage is 14.28.
spacebahr Flickr - Creative Commons

Black Coloradans see the doctor less frequently, get less preventive care and report being in worse health than other residents of the state according to a recent health survey.

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