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Efforts to eliminate tuberculosis continue In Colorado

Every year dozens of Coloradans are diagnosed with tuberculosis. Many have no idea they’re infected and often their doctors don’t either. Take the case of Hilda, who asked that we not use her last name because of the stigma associated … Continue reading

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How tuberculosis fueled Colorado’s growth

Tuberculosis was the top killer of Americans in the late 1800s and early 1900s. There was no cure at the time so health officials encouraged sufferers to leave behind stuffy cities and get some fresh air and sunshine. Colorado had plenty of both. In a … Continue reading

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