Health & Fitness

10,000 DougCo Residents Could Lose Health Insurance Under State Senator’s Plan

Mar 23rd, 2017 | By

Denver, CO—Freshman Senator Jim Smallwood (R-Parker) is sponsoring a bill in the State Senate that would repeal Connect for Health Colorado, the state-run healthcare marketplace set up under the Affordable Care Act. 178,000 Coloradans are currently enrolled in health plans through the state exchange. 10,397 residents of Douglas County were enrolled in 2016. The bill
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The Demolition of Workers’ Comp

Mar 7th, 2015 | By

By Michael Grabell, ProPublica, and Howard Berkes, NPR March 4, 2015 Over the past decade, states have slashed workers’ compensation benefits, denying injured workers help when they need it most and shifting the costs of workplace accidents to taxpayers. Dennis Whedbee’s crew was rushing to prepare an oil well for pumping on the Sweet Grass
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Navigating Health Care Reform

Sep 18th, 2013 | By

Thursday September 19, 6:30 PM-8:45PM,

Koelbel Public Library, 5955 S Holly St, Centennial 80121

The Colorado Health Benefit Exchange won’t be up and running until October 2013, but Colorado residents can start learning about it right now. Program is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register 303-542-7279. For more information: 303-770-5505

Dancing Liberally HR/South Metro

Jun 5th, 2012 | By

Friday June 29, 7:00PM

Proof Nite Club 7800 Hampden Ave>

Move that body, get in shape socialize and have fun!!!

On Your Left

Jun 5th, 2012 | By

A social/activity group focused on bringing progressives together to combat the health care crisis by living a healthy lifestyle.

The Dangers of Fracking!

Mar 2nd, 2012 | By

Tuesday March 13, 7:00-8:45 PM

Highlands Ranch Public Library, Highlands Ranch

Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”, is the process of drilling and injecting fluid into the ground at a high pressure in order to fracture shale rocks to release natural gas inside. Each gas well requires an average of 400 tanker trucks to carry water and supplies to and from the site. It takes 1-8 million gallons of water to complete each fracturing job. The water brought in is mixed with sand and chemicals to create fracking fluid. Approximately 40,000 gallons of chemicals are used per fracturing. Up to 600 chemicalsare used in fracking fluid, including known carcinogens and toxins such as…lead, uranium, mercury, radium, methanol, and so much more….. Is this what you want your children to drink?

How Does Fracking Affect You?

Nov 30th, 2011 | By

The process of fracking means injecting millions of gallons of water, chemicals and sand into shale rock formations at high pressures to break open the rock and release the gas. Why are our elected officials allowing fracking in our communities? Why are we electing these people? Get involved, make a difference!

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