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Feature Stories

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Family Matters

Adults can "tutor" Colorado kids in achieving better health. Learn more »

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Singin' "the lunch-line blues"

Junk food is so "old school" illustrated through the pen of award-winning cartoonist Ed Stein. View cartoon »

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Food Makeover

Food served in schools is about to get healthier and more funding, thanks to congressional action. Learn more »



What′s Working

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On the Job Training

Cortez program helps moms, dads learn the ropes

The Caring Connection

Outreach programs scour state to cover kids

 

In the Know

Docs' helpline connects special kids to Angel Flight and special services

 

Learning the Drill

'Boot Camp' recruits join battle for healthier school foods

 

 

Departments

Walking the Talk

Child health issues are bad now, but will be worse later if we don't act, says Anne Warhover, president and CEO of the Colorado Health Foundation.

 

The Expert View
The Partnership for a Healthier America, under the leadership of interim president and CEO S. Lawrence Kocot, JD, MPA, supports First Lady Michelle Obama's antiobesity campaign.

 

Observations in Health

Poverty is growing in Colorado and taking a heavy toll on poor children's health, says Chris Watney, president of the Colorado Children's Campaign.

 

Out of the Box
Children get mental health therapy on four feet.

 

True Story
Jesse Richard, 18, of Mead, explains how free dental care through Salud Family Health Center changed his life.