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Arthritis – It Might Not Be What You Think

Arthritis – It Might Not Be What You Think When you hear the word “arthritis,” what do you picture? For most people, the image that comes to mind is grandma having trouble with her knitting needles, or perhaps grandpa depending on a cane to walk. The majority of people associate arthritis with the elderly, because the most common type of arthritis...

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Bill Would Clarify No-Copay Coverage For Preventive Breast Cancer Screenings In Colorado

Colorado’s House of Representatives last week advanced a bill aimed at addressing a gap in insurance coverage for breast cancer screenings that Susan G. Komen Colorado says prevents some women from getting the screening tests they need because they can’t afford the out-of-pocket costs charged for additional testing after an inconclusive...

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Respite Care In Colorado

November is National Family Caregiver Month and the 2015 theme is ‘Respite.” Millions of Americans provide unpaid assistance each year to family and friends with disabilities, chronic illness and other special needs.

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Welcome to the Chronic Care Collaborative blog! The CCC is made up of 37 voluntary health organizations that serve as Colorado’s advocates for those living with chronic disease and their caregivers. This blog is dedicated to the 1 in 4 Coloradans living with chronic disease and is a needed voice in healthcare which will advocate for access...

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