Polymedios

Latest News Articles

colorado poised to slash funding for controversial student health survey - Search

colorado poised to slash funding for controversial student health survey Searched from all News and Articles Resource. All information is from reliable sources Search with direct source link. If you would like to know the full content information, Click on the link source.



colorado poised to slash funding for controversial student health survey


the survey asks about topics ranging from nutrition to risky behavior, and proponents say it’s crucial for tracking trends and crafting interventions when trouble spots arise.






colorado could lose out on $14 billion in federal medicaid funding under gop hea


colorado would lose out on $14 billion in federal funding for medicaid by 2030 and 600,000 fewer people would be covered under the system if congress repeals the affordable care act and replaces it with the republican-backed plan known as the american health care act, according to a new report thursday from the nonpartisan colorado health institute.






cu asking to double its student mental health fee to meet demand


citing unexpected levels of demand for counseling and psychiatric care, the university of colorado's boulder campus wants to double the student mental health fee that helps fund those services.






to meet demand, cu boulder asking to double its student mental health fee


citing unexpected levels of demand for counseling and psychiatric care, the university of colorado's boulder campus wants to double the student mental health fee that helps fund those services.






michael bennet pledges to fight trump proposals to slash spending on science and


sen. michael bennet on thursday criticized the republican health care bill and said he would fight president donald trump's proposals to slash funding for science and climate research.






cdot survey says 22 percent of colorado drivers admit to reading cellphone messa


a statewide survey has found that nearly a quarter of colorado motorists admit to reading a text, e-mail or social media post on their cellphone while driving, according to the colorado department of transportation.






grants help colorado doctors in rural, low-income areas repay student loans


the colorado health service corps, a program that helps repay the student loans of doctors who work in rural or underserved areas, is gearing up for what could be its largest grant class ever -- perhaps as many as 60 doctors and other providers.






keep colorado’s obamacare exchange, scrap $5 million taxpayer subsidy


instead of shutting down the non-profit that runs connect for health colorado, the state should shut down the tax credit that is funding the exchange with $5 million in taxpayer dollars.






cuts to colorado hospital funding could be critical


the colorado state government is proposing a large funding cut to state hospitals through the hospital provider fee (hpf), which would result in reductions to vital, life-saving services.






colorado health department finds little evidence of health harms from living nea


colorado's health department, in the first large-scale review it has conducted of research on how living near oil and gas drilling affects health, concluded there is at best limited evidence for harm and no immediate public health threat.






hours before house votes on republican health care bill half of colorado republi


as house republicans get ready to vote on a controversial replacement to obamacare, only two members of colorado's republican house delegation have said they supports the bill.






us would slash epa vehicle testing budget under trump plan


the trump administration would virtually eliminate federal funding for the environmental protection agency’s budget for vehicle emissions and fuel economy testing but will seek to raise fees on industry to pay for some testing, a government document shows. the cuts would slash by more than hal...






considering a tax increase for colorado highways (2 letters)


as colorado legislators begin working on solving colorado’s transportation troubles, i hope they will direct significant funding to upgrading public transit service.






childhood immunization rates rising in colorado as fight over funding looms


according to a new study, colorado now ranks 14th in the nation for childhood vaccination rates -- a significant increase from a few years prior -- but a system that helps doctors track immunizations could see its funding pulled this year.






colorado shouldn’t repeal state health exchange


this week, state legislators voted in favor of a bill that would dismantle the state’s health marketplace, connect for health colorado. this would be bad for the state’s small businesses.






uw’s malik dime should be suspended for rest of season for striking fans at colo


dime approached a heckler from colorado’s student section during halftime thursday, pretended like he was going to shake his hand, then slapped him across the face — apparently making contact with another student on the follow-through.






man who called in bomb threat to colorado mountain college was former student up


investigators have identified a former student as the man suspected of calling in a bomb threat that shut down colorado mountain college's campus in leadville on monday.






colorado puts new focus on worker safety in cannabis industry


for the first time, colorado health officials have issued a set of guiding principles for marijuana businesses to address occupational health and hazards.






federal burn crews poised to ignite controlled fire in northeastern colorado to


u.s. forest service crews are trying to revive prairie wildlife habitat for mountain plovers and other species on the pawnee national grassland – by setting fires and burning about 785 acres.






colorado lawmakers move closer to reaching deal for transportation money


colorado lawmakers are poised to introduce legislation as early as wednesday to raise the sales tax to pump as much as $3.5 billion into improving the state’s roads and traffic congestion.






for the record


nih funding: in the march 17 section a, an article about proposed budget cuts for the national institutes of health misstated the amount of nih funding awarded to the university of california and uc san francisco in 2016. the uc system received nearly $1.9 billion in total nih funding last year,...






colorado may cut incentives to lure movies and tv shows


the tax incentives colorado uses to lure television and movie productions to the state are poised to ride off into the sunset as lawmakers question their value in a year of budget crunching.






colorado’s health insurance exchange extends deadline to enroll, amid surge in s


connect for health colorado, the state's affordable care act health insurance marketplace, is extending the deadline for people to sign up for coverage this year.






rising medicaid costs fuel much of colorado legislature’s $105 million spending


colorado lawmakers are poised to approve an additional $105 million in spending for the current year, even as a budget shortfall looms. here’s a look at where the money would be spent.






colorado ranks sixth in the nation in new health care ranking


colorado's health care system ranks sixth-best in the country, according to a new scorecard report by the commonwealth fund in which researchers argue that states that fully embraced the affordable care act saw the biggest improvements to their health systems.






healtheast taps controversial company for psychiatry expansion


st. joseph's hospital addresses shortage of mental health care, but partner is controversial.






healtheast taps controversial company for psychiatry expansion


st. joseph's hospital addresses shortage of mental health care, but partner is controversial.






a republican roadblock on colorado transportation funding


toughen up, colorado lawmakers, and ask voters to tax themselves to pay for roads. it's that easy. no political wrangling necessary. no battles over the taxpayer's bill of rights.






colorado health exchange a political football in debate about obamacare repeal


the leaders at colorado’s health insurance exchange are working to keep alive the online marketplace, even if the affordable care act is repealed, while republican state lawmakers want to shut it down now.






healtheast taps controversial company for psychiatry expansion


st. joseph’s hospital addresses shortage of mental health care, but partner is controversial.






doctors' pay has risen by $88,000 in six years, survey shows


doctors on average are getting paid about 42 percent more than they did in 2011, according to the latest nationwide physician salary survey from health care publisher medscape. more than 19,200 doctors in 27 specialties participated in the survey this year. the sampling showed that average compensation...






colorado bipartisan effort works to ease reading test burden for young english l


colorado lawmakers from both political parties are seeking to undo a controversial state board of education decision that called for schools to test thousands of colorado’s youngest students in english — a language they are still learning.






survey finds pervasive corruption in asia hindering progress


tokyo (ap) — a survey by the anti-graft group transparency international shows that bribery and other forms of corruption are hindering poverty alleviation and hurting public health in asia by channeling resources away from those who need them. the survey, released tuesday, estimated that more than 900 million people in the region had paid bribes […]






mix-up threatens opening of 350-student colorado springs charter school


without state approval, colorado springs school district 11 would have to agree to accept the charter school -- which it had previously rejected because of the cost -- or the colorado military academy will likely never open, a school official said wednesday.






student trump backer beaten on berkeley pus after protest


a 21-year-old student who supports president donald trump was beaten up on the university of california, berkeley pus a day after violent protests led authorities to cancel a controversial speech.