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Doctor’s suspension has substance-abuse patients struggling

One medical facility is already feeling the fallout from the suspension, announced Tuesday, of a Durango doctor’s medical license.Southern Rockies Addiction Treatment Services fielded multiple...

DATE: July 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Nursing homes turn to eviction to drop difficult patients

NEW YORK – Nursing homes are increasingly evicting their most challenging residents, advocates for the aged and disabled say, testing protections for some of society’s most vulnerable.Those...

DATE: May 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Womb transplant recipient grateful for chance at pregnancy

CLEVELAND – The recipient of the nation’s first uterus transplant said Monday that she prayed for years to be able to bear a child, and is grateful to the deceased donor’s family and surgeons...

DATE: March 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Task force: Mammograms an option at 40, do more good at 50

WASHINGTON – Mammograms do the most good later in life, a government task force declared Monday in recommending that women get one every other year starting at age 50. It said 40-somethings should...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Charity health care hard to come by for undocumented immigrants

Eduardo Franco Ramirez was attacked so viciously by muggers near his home in Aurora in September 2013 that the police on the scene thought he had died. The Guatemalan construction worker was rushed...

DATE: April 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango doctor packing up

If you met him only briefly, it would be easy to underestimate Dr. Richard Grossman. You’d likely categorize him as soft-spoken. You might say he’s shy, perhaps even meek.And then you’d be puzzled:...

DATE: June 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: John Peel

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Rehab center rising next to Mercy

The 2-acre lot next to Mercy Regional Medical Center shows only the first signs of construction, but, in a year’s time, Joyce Humiston expects the property to boast a 40-room rehabilitation and...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business