Colorado Public News http://krcc.org en ‘Walk with a Doc’ Hits its Stride http://krcc.org/post/walk-doc-hits-its-stride <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Every Saturday morning, Shirley Epstein puts on her walking shoes and heads to a tree-lined park to join dozens of friends, and her doctor, for a long walk.</p><p></p><p>Epstein’s walk with her doc is taking place in Denver. But it’s part of a program being replicated across the state – from Grand Junction to Pueblo to Fort Collins to Greeley – as a national effort to “<a href="http://www.walkwithadoc.org/">Walk with a Doc</a>” has caught on among medical professionals and hundreds of their patients in Colorado.</p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 14:33:00 +0000 Colorado Public News & Shelley Schlender 6701 at http://krcc.org ‘Walk with a Doc’ Hits its Stride Raising Longterm Health Concerns over 'Fracking' http://krcc.org/post/raising-longterm-health-concerns-over-fracking <p>A former president of the Colorado Medical Society calls the current hydraulic fracturing boom in the state’s oil and gas industry an “experiment in motion” for the public at large – one that could lead to higher rates of cancer and other illnesses over the next 10 to 15 years.</p><p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 21:01:34 +0000 David O. Williams & Carol McKinley 6116 at http://krcc.org Raising Longterm Health Concerns over 'Fracking'