Posted 7:30 AM 4/4/2013 by Marissa Torres
Spring is here, bathing suit season is around the corner, and I know a lot of you are just itching to get out and get fit. But before you hit the gym or the pavement, you'll want to know how to steer clear of the most common fitness injuries.
"Guys are famous for 'well i'm in the gym (More)
Posted 8:24 AM 4/3/2013 by Marissa Torres
Thousands of patients could have been exposed to HIV and Hepatitis after seeing an Oklahoma dentist accused of unsanitary practices.
Patients who visited Dr. Scott Harrington's suburban office are now anxiously awaiting their medical fate.
Authorities say Harrington's unsanitary (More)
Posted 4:30 PM 4/3/2013 by Jacqui Heinrich, firstname.lastname@example.org
The life of a foster kid isn't an easy one; many are in and out of homes their whole lives, and they often have very few possessions. A new store opening in downtown Colorado Springs aims to change that.
Nancy Rose has been a foster parent for 15 years; in that time, she's hosted more than a (More)
Posted 5:47 PM 4/1/2013 by Jacqui Heinrich, email@example.com
April is National Child Abuse Awareness Month, and some doctors are pointing to Colorado's lax marijuana laws as potential risks for children.
Doctors at Children's Hospital in Denver are reporting a significant increase in hospital visits due to kids getting their hands on marijuana treats (More)
Posted 9:14 PM 3/28/2013 by Jacqui Heinrich, firstname.lastname@example.org
Did you know there's a team of volunteers with the Colorado Springs Police Department whose only job is to find people illegally parked in handicap spots? Last year they wrote 800 tickets for violations, and they say that's only a drop in the bucket compared to the number of violations that (More)
Posted 8:51 AM 3/26/2013 by Marissa Torres
Any parent will tell you, grocery shopping with a child is already tough. Doing it with a child who uses a wheelchair or a walker can make it nearly impossible. Now a new kind of shopping cart made for special needs kids that can make the task much easier.
Moms are masters of multi-tasking (More)
Posted 8:19 AM 3/25/2013 by Marissa Torres
Teens across the country are getting ready for their high school prom, and for many young girls that includes visiting a tanning bed.
One young Michigan woman started her tanning habit for a school dance and says she's now she's lucky to be alive.
"I first started going tanning when (More)
Posted 9:31 AM 3/22/2013 by Marissa Torres
Breaking any type of addiction can be difficult, whether it's drugs and alcohol or food and gambling. Health experts say that sometimes the best way to get better is shift your attention elsewhere. So how about Fitness.
Erasing the bad things in your life and replacing it with the good. (More)...
Posted 10:08 AM 3/21/2013 by Marissa Torres
Are the health benefits of organic produce worth the high price tag? Farmers say it's more expensive to produce organic food and that's why they cost more.
Courtenay Smith is Executive Editor of Reader's Digest, she's also editor of the newly updated book: "Foods that Harm, Foods that (More)
Posted 6:55 AM 3/21/2013 by Siera Santos, email@example.com
The fifth annual Project Connect at Colorado Springs City Auditorium brought together dozens of resources to help one of the citiest largest problems: homelessness.
"It is an open an open day for individuals who are seriously trying to get off the streets or who are seriously thinking (More)
Posted 3:35 AM 3/21/2013 by Jennifer Horbelt
PUEBLO, CO- On a battlefield, at 14-years-old. Herbert Pugh Jr. was one of the youngest soldiers to fight in World War II. Now, his family is working to make sure his experiences during the war, and after, aren't lost for future generations.
"I had to keep that a secret," Herbert Pugh said, in (More)
Posted 7:23 AM 3/20/2013 by Marissa Torres
Dogs may be good at more than fetching sticks and greeting you after a long day of work. As it turns out-- simply having them around improves your health.
He's one of the most dedicated volunteers at Memorial Hospital. Week after week. Patient after Patient. 5 year old Lani makes his (More)
Posted 7:03 PM 3/19/2013 by Jacqui Heinrich, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ever wonder if the ATM you're depositing money into might malfunction and eat your cash? Well, it happened to at least two people using the ENT Federal Credit Union ATM on Weber St. in downtown Colorado Springs.
Kaitlin Boyer is a waitress; after working St. Patrick's Day weekend, she had a (More)