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Omega-3 no protection against heart attack or strokes, say scientists

The widespread belief that taking omega-3 capsules will help protect you from a heart attack, stroke or early death is wrong, according to a large and comprehensive review of the evidence.<p>Thousands of people take omega-3 supplements regularly and for years. The belief that it protects the heart has …

Holistic Medicine

Weird Upstate: 13 unique roadside attractions you'll want to see

Upstate New York can be wild and wonderful...and just a little bit weird. Here is a baker's dozen list of locations that might fall into the weird …

Millennial Anti-Theft Device

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WordPress

A bad marriage can seriously damage your health, say scientists

A bad marriage with frequent conflicts could have a serious detrimental impact on your health, according to psychologists.<p>The researchers at the universities of Nevada and Michigan monitored 373 heterosexual couples to investigate whether disagreeing about multiple topics – such as children, money, …

Health

Florida Man Jailed for Failing to Unlock His Phone

What started as a routine traffic stop has quickly escalated into a civil rights case in a Florida courtroom after a man was put behind bars this …

Crime

Denver Botanic Gardens scientists spent four years writing the mother of all wildflower guides

Over the last four years, scientists with the Denver Botanic Gardens have been cramming more than a century’s worth of knowledge on wildflowers into …

Wildflowers

New Jones Bicycle

Copyright

Mueller’s new indictments remind us of 2 core truths about the Trump-Russia story

Crimes were committed and Trump has sought impunity for the criminals.<p>Special counsel Robert Mueller indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers for crimes related to computer hacking aimed at the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign on Friday. It’s a powerful …

Donald Trump

Report: It's "impossible" for most middle-income Coloradans to live a middle-class lifestyle

Colorado’s middle class is shrinking, and it’s largely because middle-income families can’t actually afford a middle-class lifestyle.That’s according …

Income Inequality

Why vaccine opponents think they know more than medical experts

One of the most contentious areas of health policy over the past two decades has been the safety of vaccination. Vaccines prevent the outbreak of …

Public Health

Is Union Station, "Denver's Living Room," Really Open to All?

Some Denverites say they've been harassed and profiled by private security guards.

Living Rooms

Vegan Road Trip: Colorado Springs Surprises With Plant-Based Options

Moxie (925 South Eighth Street, 719-465-3595) is a new plant-based spot with craft cocktails and an innovative menu. Start with small plates — fried …

Comfort Food

A $1.6 billion tax increase for Colorado education just got a lot closer to the ballot

<i>By Erica Meltzer, Chalkbeat</i>Supporters of more funding for Colorado schools turned in more than 170,000 signatures Wednesday to place a $1.6 billion …

Education

Montreal tries out 3D crosswalks in bid to improve pedestrian safety | The Star

MONTREAL—A Montreal borough is experimenting with 3D-style painted crosswalks in the hopes of getting drivers to slow down, but not everyone is sure …

Traffic Safety

Nails in the coffin: man with world's longest fingernails finally cuts them off

They took 66 years to grow but only a couple of minutes to chop off. On Wednesday, Shridhar Chillal from Pune, India, who holds the Guinness World Record for the longest fingernails ever recorded on a single hand, finally cut his nails. Or rather, a technician wearing a face mask and wielding a …

World Records

Advocates say pedestrians and cyclists face a "public health crisis" in Denver, call for better infrastructure

Pedestrians and bicyclists in Denver are facing a “public health crisis,” according to the Denver Streets Partnership, a coalition of advocacy groups …

urbancycling

What’s really in your water? - News on TAP

It’s an eye-catching headline in your Facebook feed: Do you know what’s REALLY in your water?<p>Click through and you’ll see alarming warnings about …

Water

RTD Moves to Cut Bus Service as 2019 Fare Hike Looms

The Regional Transportation District will cut service on 18 local and regional bus routes in August — the second round of service cuts this year. …

Sustainable Transport

FBI agent charged in accidental shooting at Mile High Spirits gets his gun back

An FBI agent accused of accidentally dropping and firing his gun while dancing at a Denver nightspot, hitting a bystander in the leg, can carry his …

accidentalshooting

University of Denver Launches New Shuttle Program

Beginning today, the University of Denver is the first in Colorado to pilot a new service provided by Chariot shuttles. Subsidized for all students, …

University of Denver

Parkinson’s disease may start in the gut and travel to the brain

WE HAVE been thinking about Parkinson’s disease all wrong. The condition may arise from damage to the gut, not the brain.<p>If the idea is correct, it …

Neuroscience

El Paso County leads state in number of rejected primary ballots

Colorado's first semi-open primary election was confusing for unaffiliated voters — many of whom didn't get the memo that they could only turn in one …

Government

I-70 construction could run overnight until 2023 under Denver staff recommendation

The construction company that is rebuilding Interstate 70 wants permission to run drills, excavators, dump trucks, bulldozers, cranes, jackhammers …

Urban Design

“Unite Colorado” Rally a Sad Sack of Fizzle - Colorado Pols

9NEWS’ <b>Marshall Zelinger</b> Tweeted photos from today’s “rally” for the so-called <b>Unite Colorado</b> slate of candidates, formerly known as the <b>Centrist …

Voting

Trump Administration Freezes Payments Required By The Affordable Care Act

The Trump administration said Saturday that it is temporarily halting billions of dollars of payments designed to help insurers meet the Affordable Care Act requirement that they provide coverage regardless of whether a person is healthy or sick.<p>The administration said it was withholding $10.4 …

Health Care

It’s No Accident Americans Are Still Broke in a Booming Economy

A new study shows exactly how badly you're getting screwed, and why.<p>Populist appeals to Americans angry at their place in the world powered Donald Trump to the presidency. But even though Trump has spent his time in the White House pushing policies that benefit the monied classes as opposed to …

Income Inequality

Reports of the Death of Internet Freedom Are Greatly Exaggerated

Rampant data collection, surveillance, and censorship may have shattered idealistic notions of the internet's liberating potential. Nevertheless, the …

Council on Foreign Relations

How Denver’s Disability Activists Transformed the City

Forty years ago, disability activists stopped traffic at the corner of Broadway and Colfax Avenue and changed the way the United States works. But …

Civil Rights

The Basics of Modern Money

Sovereign governments issue their own currency. Why does this matter?<p>Most national governments actually create their own currency. This means they …

MSNBC Does Not Merely Permit Fabrications Against Democratic Party Critics. It Encourages and Rewards Them.

During the 2016 primary and general election campaigns, various MSNBC hosts were openly campaigning for Hillary Clinton. One of the network’s …

Democratic Party