WASHINGTON — After staunchly defending the safety of artificial food colorings, the federal government is for the first time publicly reassessing whether foods such as Jell-O, Lucky Charms cereal and Minute Maid lemonade should carry warnings that the bright artificial colorings in them worsen behavior problems such as hyperactivity in some children.
I had the opportunity to talk with medical economist, healthcare policy expert and former Denver resident J.D. Kleinke about his newly released novel Catching Babies. This book is sure to create some buzz as it confronts issues such as unnecessary c-sections, the uninsured, birth trauma, the flight to homebirth and the rampant rise in post […]
TOWNSHIP 3, RANGE 8, Maine—Maine sportsmen were outraged when Roxanne Quimby, the conservation-minded founder of Burt’s Bees cosmetics, bought up tens of thousands of acres of Maine’s fabled North Woods—and had the audacity to forbid hunters, loggers, snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles on the expanses.
Most of us are familiar with The Children’s Hospital of Denver’s top-notch medical services. On Thursday, Mile High Mamas met at the hospital to learn about how moms like you can significantly impact the landscape of Colorado’s public policies. We also dined on Qdoba Mexican Grill’s new Mini Street Tacos. Nothing like changing the world […]
What are we up to this spring break? Skiing with Obermeyer! A leader in durable winter wear, Obermeyer brand ski gear is making an impression with ultimately functional, current, chic fashions designed for serious outdoor enthusiasts looking to play hard in style. This company’s ‘I-Grow’ system for children is pure engineering genius, sure to be a trend-setting […]
Children should ride in rear-facing car seats longer, until they are 2 years old instead of 1, according to updated advice from a medical group and a federal agency. The American Academy of Pediatrics and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued separate but consistent new recommendations Monday. Both organizations say older children who’ve outgrown […]
Do you have a store you love so much you could buy everything in it? DownEast Basics is that store for me. So, imagine my jubilation to hear this high-style, low-price fashion retailer that specializes in trendy fashions finally opened their first store in Colorado this month: at Southwest Plaza Mall in Littleton, to be […]
Spring is finally here! I know most moms are feeling the same way I am right about now: bring on the warm weather! I don’t think I have ever had such a serious case of spring fever in my life. However, with spring comes the spring ahead in time change and it is quite a […]
Twice a year, Mile High Mamas does a round-up detailing Colorado’s popular children’s consignment sales. And for the third season in a row, Tracey Gifford saved the day. The proud mother of two elementary-age boys is the owner of the Just Between Friends sale in Denver and offered to compile this year’s schedule for me. […]
I don’t know about you but I start getting depressed whenever I enter the produce section at the grocery store this time of year. Not only are my favorite fruits and veggies out of season but the prices are high while the quality selection is low. But I found a solution to my winter produce […]