Latest Posts:

  • For-Profit Hospitals

    Unless you have very good insurance, you’d better avoid them. Some have raised their prices over 1,000%. See what’s happening in the September story on page 8.

    • September 1, 2015
  • Specialty Drugs

    Most Americans value the prescription products the drug industry produces, but they don’t like the prices and want the federal government to take action. Page 5, September issue.

    • September 1, 2015
  • A Wild West Town

    Silverton residents were snowbound for 73 days. Residents were down to their last few cups of flour. See what happened on page 2 of the August issue.

    • August 1, 2015
  • Remembering Will Rogers

        “My little jokes don’t do any harm. But every time Congress makes a joke, it’s a law. And every time they make a law, it’s a joke.”...

    • August 1, 2015
  • Health Insurance

    Are the state and federal websites really helping people get the insurance they need? And can they get insurance they can afford? See page 9 of the August issue.

    • August 1, 2015
  • High Drug Costs

    More states are stepping up to cushion the financial pain for patients who need medicines that can cost up to hundreds of thousands of dollars a year. Find out...

    • August 1, 2015
  • The Devil Is in That Bottle

    It was the last “dry” town in Colorado. See this story of an unusual pioneer town, page 2 of the July issue.

    • July 4, 2015
  • High Drug Costs

    Specialty drugs to treat cancer and some other life-threatening diseases are so expensive many patients cannot afford them—$1,000 or more per pill. Page 6 of the July issue.

    • July 4, 2015
  • Rocky Mountain Jim

      The gunshot should have killed him immediately but didn’t. Years later, Isabella claimed his ghost appeared before her. See page 7 of the July issue.

    • July 3, 2015
  • The New Doctoring

    How good—and safe—is the new digital medicine where doctors and hospitals rely heavily on computerized systems for diagnosis and treatment of patients? Page 11 in the July issue.

    • July 3, 2015