Health & Fitness

Paramedics Cure Boredom By Crocheting For A Good Cause

CBS Denver (Health) 12/11 11:42A Health – CBS Denver
By Kathy Walsh DENVER (CBS4) A pair of Denver Health paramedics have come up with a way to pass the time between emergencies. It isn t busy work, rather handiwork with a purpose. When they are not on...

Some glitches seen in deadline week for “Obamacare” sign-ups

The Denver Post (Healthcare) 12/11 8:36A Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar
WASHINGTON Consumer advocates reported some glitches Monday in the final days for Obamacare sign-ups, although the Trump administration largely seemed to be keeping its promise of a smooth enrollment experience. In Illinois, some consumers who...

As health premiums rise, small businesses seek alternatives

The Denver Post (Healthcare) 12/9 2:49P Joyce M. Rosenberg
NEW YORK As small business owners learn what their 2018 health insurance costs will be, some are considering providing different types of coverage for their employees. Companies are receiving notices of premium and coverage changes for 2018. The...

Concerns over water quality proposal (Health) 12/9 4:15A Anusha Roy
The Climax Molybdenum Company wants to change restrictions so it can release more of the metal into the water.

2 questions loom over House-Senate talks on GOP tax bill

The Denver Post (Healthcare) 12/8 5:29P Marcy Gordon
WASHINGTON Two looming questions threaten to snag the seemingly smooth trajectory of the Republicans massive tax legislation now in its final leg in Congress. How to satisfy demands of the rebellious GOP lawmakers from high-tax states who demand...

Blood test may help predict which breast cancers will recur

The Denver Post (Healthcare) 12/8 4:47P Marilynn Marchione
A blood test five years after breast cancer treatment helped identify some women who were more likely to relapse, long before a lump or other signs appeared, a preliminary study found. It was the largest experiment so far to use these tests,...

How the GOP tax cut could take money away from most Americans

The Denver Post (Healthcare) 12/8 1:24P The Washington Post
By Heather Long , The Washington Post If President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans end up paying for their proposed $1.4 trillion tax cut by reducing spending or raising taxes later on, most Americans making less than $86,000 would be...

Are 3-D mammograms really better? U.S. puts scans to the test

The Denver Post (Healthcare) 12/7 6:42P Lauran Neergaard
WASHINGTON A better mammogram? Increasingly women are asked if they want a 3-D mammogram instead of the regular X-ray and now U.S. health officials are starting a huge study to tell if the newer, sometimes pricier choice really improves screening...

Just In Time: Grandma’s ‘Chicken Soup For The Flu’ Recipe

CBS Denver (Health) 12/7 11:06A Health – CBS Denver
By Dr. Dave Hnida DENVER (CBS4) It’s not been a good year for influenza. In fact, so far, it’s been a terrible year for the flu. The CDC reports the number of flu cases in the United States are more...

The Birth Control Pill May Raise Your Risk Of Breast Cancer

CBS Denver (Health) 12/7 10:45A Health – CBS Denver
By Dr. Dave Hnida DENVER (CBS4) For years, doctors have been concerned about the effect of birth control pills on the development of breast cancer. In the past, the amount of hormones in the pill was...
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