• Trudy Lieberman

    Rural Health News Service

    Late this summer. the Food and Drug Administration approved two new drugs for lowering cholesterol. Repatha and Praluent are aimed at patients with very high cholesterol levels who haven’t been helped by commonly used statins or other therapies. The new drugs’ debut was marked by the usual hype touting the wonders of the latest pharmaceuticals.

  • Mike Littwin

  •  Sara Greenberg

    Ask A Therapist

    September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. While suicide often catches surviving family members and friends by surprise, a lot of scientific research exists about the causes and deterrents of suicide. Knowledge makes a difference and saves lives.  

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  •  Better Business Bureau


    DENVER — With the Denver Broncos' season underway, the Better Business Bureau is warning fans to watch out for scammers that might be trying to peddle counterfeit tickets online and outside the stadium right up until the opening kickoff. 

    BBB reminds everyone that they run the risk of getting thrown for a loss if they decide to gamble on a less than reputable ticket source.

  • Former U.S. Rep. Lee Hamilton

    The campaigning for next year’s elections is starting to draw more attention, and with it comes a focus on voters and their mood. Which is all well and good, but it leaves out of the equation one large bloc of citizens: people who are eligible to vote, but don’t.

  • Mike Littwin

    Maybe it’s just a coincidence, but in the year in which small-d democracy — for both good and ill — has taken over the presidential season, the Colorado Republican establishment has chosen to opt out of the process.

    If there’s a fever out there — and there undoubtedly is — the typically anti-vax Republicans have gone full immunization protocol to combat it.

  •  Stephanie Majka-Nava

    Ask A Therapist

  • Rep. Faith Winter and state Sen. Jessie Ulibarri


  • Donald J. Boudreaux

    End the ban on U.S. oil exports

    Thanks to international sanctions, Iran’s economy is suffering. In an effort to stop that country’s nuclear weapons program, the U.S.-led effort has restricted Iran’s oil exports.

    But the Obama administration just made a deal with Iran that could lift those sanctions. 

  • Trudy Lieberman

    Rural Health News Service

  • Better Business Bureau


    COLORADO — It’s back to school time, and that means forms, forms and more forms — the school directory, scholarships, sports teams, scouts, and the list goes on. As you get started, consider these tips from the Federal Trade Commission for keeping your child’s personal information safe, from pre-school through college.         

  • Trudy Lieberman

    Rural Health News Service

    As new drugs and medical devices are developed, it’s understandable that the public, always in love with new technologies, want to use them. They also want them to be safe, and most people think they are. It comes down to a balancing act that will soon be tested in Washington. 

  •  Frankie Trull

    Foundation for Biomedical Research

    The fight against rubella, the deadly German measles, has finally paid off.

  •  Alan Shusterman

    Founder, School For Tomorrow

    A record number of high school students are celebrating their hard-earned diplomas this year.

  •  Jon M. Bailey

    Former rural policy program director at the Center for Rural Affairs

  • Mike Littwin

    The shooter, we’re told, was a drifter, a word you rarely hear outside Hollywood westerns. But this couldn’t be a western, because in the West, they took your guns at the town limits. Or at least that’s how they did it in the movies.

  •   Nathaniel Sillin 

    Energy Information Administration

  • Jim Hightower

    How exciting: Chris Christie put his name on the Republican presidential dance card. He’s No. 14.

    The big man from New Jersey entered the race with all the chutzpah and hullabaloo that’s marked his five-and-a-half years as governor of the Garden State. In his carefully staged announcement speech, he said he’d be a truth-telling president.

  • Mike Littwin

    If you were worried that the Donald’s inevitable implosion wouldn’t be wildly spectacular, you can put your mind at ease.

    Give the guy some credit.