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Skin Cancer Awareness in CO - What You Need to Know

Updated: 05/28/2010 - May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. It’s an important time for all of us to remember the dangers of the sun. That's especially the case because we live in Colorado.

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Ritter Signing Bills To Help Patients

Posted: 05/17/2010 - The bills being signed Monday include a measure requiring breast cancer screening be covered by insurance, barring insurance companies from putting limits on cancer medication, and imposing penalties for unreasonably denying insurance claims.

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Food Companies Will Remove 1.5 Trillion Calories

Posted: 05/17/2010 - Several of the nation's largest food companies say they will take 1.5 trillion calories out of their products by 2015 in an effort to reduce childhood obesity.

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New Law Standardizes Initial Applications for Insurance

Posted: 05/10/2010 - Monday, Governor Bill Ritter signed House Bill 1242 into law. The bill, sponsored by State Rep. Dennis Apuan of Colorado Springs, will require insurance carriers to accept a standard initial application.

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War and Peas: Getting Kids To Eat Healthy

Updated: 05/13/2010 - At a time of rising rates of childhood obesity, choosing healthful options for our kids' snacks is even more important. Getting them to choose good-for-you snacks for themselves can also be tricky.

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Pueblo County Launches Prescription Discount Card

Updated: 05/10/2010 - Pueblo County is making free prescription drug discount cards available, regardless of age, income, or existing health coverage, and are accepted at 30 county pharmacies.

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Study: Older, Unmarried, Educated Moms On Rise

Posted: 05/06/2010 - A new study shows new mothers in the U.S. are increasingly older and better educated. That doesn't mean women are waiting for just the right time. Half the mothers surveyed by the Pew Research Center says parenthood "just happened."

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Sexual Addiction - New Facts On A Growing Problem

Updated: 05/04/2010 - Sexual addiction is a term we hear more and more. It's almost become a catch-all phrase for every celebrity with a wandering eye. But there are a growing number of people in Southern Colorado seeking treatment for this same addiction. So this may just be the tip of the iceberg.

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Teenager Raises Money For Kids With Cancer

Updated: 04/29/2010 - "I know she's looking down... and I want to thank her for letting me see what's more important in the world, rather than just cheer leading and being in clubs, and being popular," said Lanham choking back tears.

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Local Boy Donates Birthday Presents To Other Kids

Updated: 04/10/2010 - Will Koinzan was born with a congenital heart defect and will live with heart disease his whole life. He just turned seven and invited all of his friends to go bowling for his birthday on Saturday. But this birthday party is different than in years past.

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Major Cannabis Convention

Updated: 04/03/2010 - They say the medical marijuana industry is budding. People from all over the United States and the world came to a convention in Denver to experience everything from cannabis cooking classes and a fashion show with hemp wedding gowns, to classes on legal rights and responsibilities and a town hall meeting with lawmakers.

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Cancer Society Celebrates Health Care Overhaul

Updated: 03/23/2010 - While some continue the fight against the health care reform, the American Cancer Society in Colorado Springs is celebrating. It’s also hoping to see an increase in cancer survival rates.

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Suthers to Join Health Care Suit

Posted: 03/22/2010 - Colorado is joining at least nine other states in suing to block federal health care legislation. Republican Attorney General John Suthers said Monday he will join the suit, despite the objections of Democratic Gov. Bill Ritter.

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