Colorado Public News

3:49am

Mon September 3, 2012
Health

Preaching Good Health From The Pulpit

Grant Jones, executive director, Center for African-American Health
Center for African-American Health

Rev. Michael O. Minor’s decision to ban fried chicken from his Baptist church was so radical that, eventually the White House heard about it.

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4:42am

Mon August 20, 2012
Health

The Battle Over The Bulges: Debate Rages Over Govt Role In Healthcare

David Goehring Flickr - Creative Commons

As the number of Americans tipping the obesity scale grows, another battle over the bulges has emerged: How much should public policy control the collective diet?

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7:27am

Mon July 23, 2012
Health

Lipitor Prices In Colorado All Over The Map

Some medical professionals predicted the cost of Lipitor would plummet to as little as $5 a month when the patent expired on the drug last November. That hasn't happened.
Robert D. Tonsing Colorado Public News

More than seven months after the patent expired on the expensive cholesterol-reducing drug Lipitor, many pharmacies have not cut their prices as anticipated.

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7:54am

Sun July 15, 2012
Health

Surfing And Cycling With Stage 4 Lung Cancer

Two years ago, Coloradan Andy Bonnett had Stage 4 lung cancer. Now tumor-free, he recently took up surfing.
Dan Armstrong

Physicians at the University of Colorado Hospital are finding startling success with medications that are made to match the genes of a particular lung cancer. The new strategy means the drugs work only on certain patients – but they can work really well.

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7:00am

Thu July 12, 2012

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