Public Health

Good news for teen birth rates

A health initiative that increased access to birth control dropped teen birth rates by 40 percent statewide over the past four years. La Plata County also saw the level of teen births decrease...

DATE: July 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

VA employees were told to falsify records at clinic

DENVER – Employees at a veterans medical clinic in Fort Collins were instructed to falsify records to make it appear patients were getting appointments close to the day requested, government...

DATE: May 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Health fair helps residents take charge

Jim Shafer wants to know what those odd little blemishes on his hand are, but he doesn’t have a regular doctor. So, the Dolores resident came to the 9News Health Fair on Saturday at Escalante...

DATE: April 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

New rules for farmers market

New health regulations will be in effect when the Durango Farmers Market opens for its 18th season next month. Customers probably won’t notice anything new when they pick up a snack, but vendors...

DATE: April 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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