Surprise Medical Expenses Becoming Common

Last week, The New York Times ran a disturbing report on the unexpected charges appearing in hospital bills, After Surgery, Surprise $117,000 Medical Bill From Doctor He Didn’t Know. The article details how in operating rooms and on hospital wards across the country, medical experts call in drive-by doctoring, assistants, consultants and other hospital employees […]

September 26 / 2014
Author Linda Chalat
Category Health Care
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Today is NVRD!

What is NVRD? National Voter Registration Day – the day to celebrate the great honor and responsibility of participating in our local and national elections. Did you know that seats of 471 members of Congress, 36 governors, and 46 state legislatures will be on the ballots during this year’s midterm elections? With so many important […]

September 23 / 2014
Author Linda Chalat
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Watch for Kids – School’s In Session

By now, schools across Colorado are in full swing, which means lots of young students marching their way to the classroom. That also means more car-pedestrian accidents. And its not the elementary school crowd that is most at risk – teens have a death rate twice that of younger children and have accounted for half […]

September 19 / 2014
Author Linda Chalat
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Labels May be Required for GMO’s

Signatures have been verified for a ballot initiative which would require the labeling of foods containing genetically modified organisms by the Colorado Secretary of State. Proposition 105 will go before voters in this year’s elections. Prop 105 asks voters if foods modified or treated with genetically modified materials should be labeled “Produced With Genetic Engineering.” […]

September 15 / 2014

Denver on Low End of Insurance Premiums

The Denver metropolitan area has the sixth least expensive car insurance in the nation, according to a report released Thursday by InsuranceQuotes.com. The group is one of the most visited insurance comparison sites online, providing resources and guidance for consumers on the best ways to save, shop, and choose the right insurance policy. Nationally, the […]

September 12 / 2014
Author Linda Chalat
Category Consumer Rights
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Boston Scientific’s Mesh Found to be Faulty by Jury

On Monday evening, a Texas jury ordered Boston Scientific Corp. to pay $73 million to a woman who said a defectively designed vaginal-mesh implant left her in constant pain, in the first award against the device maker over its incontinence slings. The case was filed by plaintiff Martha Salazar in the 95th Judicial District Court […]

September 10 / 2014
Author Linda Chalat
Category Health Care
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