Tag Archives: Health

Sebelius to Americans nervous about issues with website: “Get in line”

By Jack Minor —   Americans who are having problems with signing up for Obamacare due to government problems with the website and now face the possibility of an insurance coverage gap have received a harsh message from Health and … Continue reading

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Dem blames Obamacare woes on ignorance of American people

The latest excuse for Obamacare’s poor enrollment figures has taken an interesting twist as a Democratic lawmaker is now blaming the low numbers on Americans who are too dumb to know Obamacare is a law.   The remarks were made … Continue reading

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Colorado sued over funding for abortion giant Planned Parenthood

Democratic leaders in Colorado, sympathetic to Planned Parenthood officials and their financial desires, have unconstitutionally handed over some $14 million from state taxpayers to the abortion industry giant, according to a new lawsuit has that been filed. The case is being … Continue reading

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Mississippi Pro-Life Advocates Defended Against Police Threats and Arrests

The Life Legal Defense Foundation has come to the defense of pro-life advocates in Jackson, Mississippi.  The sidewalk counselors were arrested and threatened by police for their peaceful, legal pro-life activities on the public sidewalk outside the state’s only abortion … Continue reading

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Prevention key to avoiding West Nile virus in flood aftermath

With the recent heavy rainfall and flooding along with increased standing water throughout our county, there is now a bigger concern about the rapid growth of mosquitoes and the increased risk for contracting West Nile Virus (WNC).   This period … Continue reading

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Feds investigating lightning strike on Wellington farm workers

(Coloradoan) — Federal workplace-safety inspectors are investigating after lighting struck nine farm workers in a field north of Fort Collins last week. The workers were in organic fields in Wellington when the massive storm rolled through Thursday afternoon. A bolt … Continue reading

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County to host Community Water Night July 17th

The Weld County community health campaign, Make TODAY Count!, is hosting a free Community Water Night. It will be held on Wednesday, July 17th, from 6-8pm. It will take place at Ubuntu Community Gardens & Orchard at Family of Christ … Continue reading

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Administration Obama postpones “train wreck” until after 2014 election

by Jack Minor –   Following an announcement by the Obama administration that they would be postponing enforcement of Obamacare’s employer mandate questions have arisen as to whether the president has the authority to do so.   The Affordable Care … Continue reading

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County officials warn residents to take steps to prevent West Nile virus

Weld County, CO – Health officials continue to monitor mosquito traps for the presence of West Nile virus. “So far, our overall mosquito presence is low” says Dr. Mark Wallace, Executive Director for the Weld County Health Department “and we … Continue reading

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Undocumented voters get priority over Americans’ Health

by Craig Masters In his article posted to WorldNet Daily, celebrated Northern Colorado Gazette editor Jack Minor reports on the dangerous increase in multi-drug resistant (MDR) TB flowing over the U.S. – Mexican border. In her recent commentary lawyer and … Continue reading

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Sexuality indoctrination is headed for Colorado kindergardeners soon

by Craig Masters While the public’s eye was directed toward the debate over ‘gun control’ legislation in the Colorado senate, democrats introduced HB 13-1081 titled “Comprehensive Human Sexuality K-12 Education.” This exhaustive document is co-sponsored by Crisanta Duran (D, Dist … Continue reading

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February is American Heart Month

GREELEY — The numbers are telling: every minute someone dies from coronary heart disease making heart disease the leading cause of death in the United States. More than 630,000 people die from heart disease each year – representing more than … Continue reading

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Weld County announces department reorganizations

WELD COUNTY, CO – During Monday morning’s Board of County Commissioners meeting, three department-head appointments were announced and passed unanimously by resolution.   Trevor Jiricek, formerly the Director of Planning Services, will move into the position of Director of General … Continue reading

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Free services to be offered at Island Grove Friday

GREELEY — All Weld County residents are invited to take advantage of free services offered at the 2nd annual Weld Project Connect event on Friday, September 28 from noon to 4:30 p.m. at the Island Grove Regional Park Events Center … Continue reading

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NY officially bans “Big Gulps”

by Peter Grady –   Residents of New York will have to purchase twice as many soft drinks to get the same level of sugar now that the city has voted to officially ban large sugar-sweetened drinks.   On Thursday, … Continue reading

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State Representative Bob Gardner responds to critics

by Craig Masters On  August 9, State Senator Kevin Lundberg (R-dist 15) reported that Representative Bob Gardner, (R- dist 21) Chairman of the Legislative Health Benefit Exchange Implementation Review Committee circumvented the Committee to approve action to allow another $43 … Continue reading

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Healthy habits for going back to school

WELD COUNTY, CO – Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment offers health tips to students who will be heading back to school after summer vacation to keep them healthy.   School supplies: check.  New backpack: check.  Haircut: check.  … Continue reading

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Federal money may have bought Aurora shooter’s ammo

by Matt Lacy –   While some have blamed lax gun laws for suspect James Holmes’ massacre at an Aurora Cinemark theatre last week, it now appears federal money may have been used to purchase his ammunition.   On Monday, … Continue reading

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Rabies infected animals highlight need to keep pets shots up to date

by Sarah Evans –   Animals are an important part of our lives. Pet animals, such as dogs and cats provide companionship, comfort, and can help us lead healthier lives. They are cherished members of the family and are often … Continue reading

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District 6 to kids: “No more candy, cake for you”

by Jack Minor – Parents attending a parent-teacher organization meeting at Scott elementary school received some shocking news from the district, sweets of any kind are no longer permitted for the majority of students.   Jenna Raymond, with the district … Continue reading

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National blood pressure education month

Staff Reports — Greeley – Across the world, many organizations are dedicating specific days of the year to the importance of Blood Pressure Education. Since 1984, May has been proclaimed as National Blood Pressure Education Month in the United States. … Continue reading

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Weld to transfer Paramedic services to NCMC

by Jack Minor – Faced with impending regulations from Obamacare and an unsustainable business model involving millions of dollars in losses each year, the Weld County commissioners announced a plan to transfer services to non-profit Banner Health. Under Obamacare, “The … Continue reading

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Board of Health to hear public input about free needle program for drug users

The public will have just one chance, today at 5:30, to tell the members of the Larimer County Board of Health whether or not to spend public money supporting drug dealers and users in Northern Colorado. A plan for enabling … Continue reading

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Terrible 10 of ObamaCare, think tank says public has good reason to oppose legislation

by Matt Lacy — While much of the reporting critical of the president’s health care plan has focused on the individual mandate, The Heritage Foundation has issued a new report called “The 10 terrible provisions of Obama care that you … Continue reading

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New pro-abortion cry, “Pregnancy is a disease”

by Matt Lacy – A Democratic Congresswoman has revealed the difference in philosophies between pro-life and pro-abortion groups by suggesting that pregnancy is a disease. Rep. Gwendolynne Moore (D-WI) was speaking on Capitol Hill about the protests by religious groups … Continue reading

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Food police confiscate 4-year old’s lunch, bill parents

by Peter Grady – A pre-school in North Carolina has created a stir around the country after it was reported that officials forced a child to eat a school lunch and billed the parent because her lunch brought from home … Continue reading

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Transparency is the new secrecy!

Obama’s Health Czar told us very clearly: Healthcare must be redistributed. by Craig Masters The once-respected Center for Disease Control is now under the control of one of Obama’s growing number of unconfirmed czars in what Judicial Watch calls the … Continue reading

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County has free Radon kits during January for Radon action month

Staff Reports —   When we hear the term environmental pollutant, several images may come to mind. An image of your home is probably not one of them. Your home, however, can be a source of a very harmful environmental … Continue reading

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Weld County health official: EU right in ruling water does not prevent dehydration

by Peter Grady– An official with the Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment has said the European Union was correct when they said there is no evidence that drinking water will prevent dehydration. Several media outlets have reported … Continue reading

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Supremes to hear cases involving Obamacare

by Jack Minor — On Monday the Supreme Court announced it would hear arguments regarding the constitutionality of President Barack Obama’s healthcare proposal. The arguments for the case will be heard in March and a ruling could be issued sometime … Continue reading

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Colorado’s health care exchange will not stop federal takeover

by Jack Minor – A conservative think tank has warned that federal regulations will ultimately give them power of a state’s health care, even for those states, such as Colorado that have authorized health insurance exchanges. Diane Cohen, senior attorney … Continue reading

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Riesberg to speak on health care reform Friday

Staff Reports —   Frontier House and Mental Health America will be sponsoring Northern Colorado LEAD Day 2011, this Friday. Colorado Insurance Commissioner Jim Riesberg will be speaking on health care changes as a result of “Obamacare” this Friday, Oct. … Continue reading

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Indonesia: Ministry of Health approves “guidelines” for female genital mutilation

By Craig Masters The photos are horrific. Groups of young Muslim girls gathered by their own mothers and other family members, held down and screaming in pain while the perverted followers of the political system called Islam mutilate their sex … Continue reading

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County to offer free men’s health screening

Staff Reports — The Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment (WCDPHE) will offer a second free Men’s Health Screening event that includes cholesterol, body mass index (BMI), blood sugar, and blood pressure. WCDPHE’s goal is to increase awareness … Continue reading

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Hawaii refuses subpoena of Obama birth certificate, citing privacy concerns

    by Jack Minor      – The Hawaii Department of Health has refused to comply with a subpoena compelling the state to provide access to the original, filed copy of the President’s birth certificate, citing privacy laws. In April, President … Continue reading

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