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Denver museum researcher breaks down barriers for volunteers

At the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, a small research lab is looking into how a person’s genetics affects his or her sense of taste. The research can help determine how people can pair … more

How to talk about mental illness

Let’s Talk Colorado, launched in May, is a statewide campaign created by Tri-County Health Department and other partner organizations to combat the stigma of mental illness. In English and Spanish, … more

Out of power, GOP aims to be 'conscience' at Capitol

The defiantly conservative voice of state Rep. Patrick Neville hit some resigned notes the day before the state Legislature convened, with the Republican House leader from Castle Rock and a Senate … more

JCC, Rose partner for health awareness

A three-year partnership between Staenberg-Loup Jewish Community Center — known as JCC Denver — and Rose Medical Center will bring health education and awareness to the community. Beginning in … more

Influenza cases on the rise in Colorado

Colorado has seen a recent spike in flu cases, and laboratory testing and outpatient visits indicate that the state has entered a period of more intense influenza activity, according to a news … more

‘I’m hopeful that life gets better’

Chloe McNamee, 17, a leader of Children's Hospital Colorado's Youth Advocacy Board, a group of 20 metro-area students who raise awareness and advocate for mental health, struggles with anxiety and … more

Former Arapahoe student: ‘Talk about mental illness ... with anyone that will listen’

After the shooting, it felt like the world was ending. That’s a glimpse into Harper Brown’s mental state after a tragedy struck that forced her to hide in the corner of her fourth-period class, … more

Ringing in the New Year

We recently stopped by Washington Park to ask what visitors are looking forward to in 2019. Whether it's a new political climate, new hobbies, changes to the parks or good health, here are some of … more

Denver voters approve city tax measures

Denver saw high voter turnout this year as all local ballot measures were approved. On Election Day, a record 112,900 people turned in ballots, according to data from the Denver Elections Division. … more

Denver residents look forward to health, changes in politics in 2019

We recently stopped by City Park to ask what visitors are looking forward to in 2019. Whether it’s a new political climate, health, play or the changing of the seasons, here are some of the answers … more

Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act should address ‘vaping’

A disturbing public health trend has been reported in recent months: 26 percent of Colorado’s high school students have used e-cigarettes in the last 30 days, which is double the national average. … more

WATCH: Time to Talk public forum on mental health and families

It's time to talk about mental health. Mothers and mental health advocates talk about how mental illness affects families, and why — and how — we need to talk about it. The free community … more

'You're supposed to be the hero'

As a husband and father, Hal Knight believed he needed to take care of everyone. To your children, "you're supposed to be the hero," he said. To your spouse, “you're supposed to be the guy taking … more

Fear of judgment keeps men from talking about mental illness

Although one in five adults live with a mental illness, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, many fear speaking openly about their mental health. A Parker man, who spoke to Colorado … more

DPS board announces support of state ballot issue

Farm-to-cafeteria program enriches student life Denver Public schools (DPS) is the third-largest procurer of local food in the state, according to a recent U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm to … more

Filling up on fiber key to filling up and getting fit

We have heard that dietary fiber is good for us, but you probably don’t know all of the reasons why. The term “probiotic” is commonly used in yogurt advertisements, mentioning how probiotic … more

State’s suicide rate is high, but addressable, experts say

Suicide in Colorado is often talked about in terms of statistics — the state is consistently in the top 10 in the country for suicide deaths. But to Sarah Brummett, the director of the state Office … more

When judging cholesterol, it’s important to keep everything in moderation

You might have heard that there is no reason to worry about saturated fat and cholesterol in your diet. But, according to the Centers for Disease Control and the American Heart Association, heart … more

Life on Capitol Hill: September Business Matters

Business Matters is a monthly column on the changing landscape of business and development in central Denver. If there are any inquires on new developments in your area, or if you are a local … more

Douglas County chosen for study on youth suicide prevention

Because of its population size and suicide rate, which is lower than other counties across the state, Douglas County has been selected for a study conducted by the Colorado Attorney General’s … more
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