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Front Range County Jails Have a Suicide Problem

Far too many Colorado jail inmates are dying from suicide, a cause of death critics say can be prevented with reasonable health care services. The problem? Private correctional health care firms may have a goal other than providing adequate care.

Denver’s Top Doctors 2020

For more than 25 years, 5280 has asked physicians in the Denver area whom they would trust to treat themselves or a loved one. The following 339 doctors—in 98 specialties—were nominated by their peers this year.

The First Wave: Inside Colorado’s Initial Response to COVID-19

During the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic, Colorado hospitals transformed themselves to treat those suffering the virus’ worst effects. Despite exhaustion, uncertainty, and fear, Denver metro-area health care workers continued to put patients’ needs first. Here, we asked them to explain the things they saw and how they coped throughout the early days of that experience.

Denver Has a Drinking Problem

Roughly 27 percent of Denverites say they binge drink regularly. That opens us up to a host of health concerns that most people don't think about when they order just one more.

11 Reasons to Love Denver

From our community's thoughtful response to the COVID-19 pandemic to its inspirational Black Lives Matter protests, we've never been prouder to be Denver residents.

Top of the Town 2020

Nearly 50,000 votes were cast this year in our Top of the Town Readers’ Choice competition in order to discover the 77 best ways to eat, drink, and make merry in the Mile High City.

4 Reflections About Colorado Life in the Time of COVID-19

Just weeks into our forced hibernation and several days before Governor Jared Polis would declare April our "lost month," we asked writers from around the state how the novel coronavirus had changed their respective worlds. Here are their stories about life in the early days of the global pandemic.

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