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According to the Travel Channel, Denver is the fifth most healthy city in the U.S. Not only are we healthy, we’re leaders in the heath care industry. Founded in 1908, Denver Children’s Hospital is consistently one of the top 10 children’s hospitals in the country. In 2011, U.S. News Media Group ranked the University of Colorado Hospital, Denver Health Medical Center, Rose Medical Center of Denver, National Jewish Health of Denver, Porter Adventist Hospital, Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center, Exempla St. Joseph Hospital and St. Anthony Central Hospital among the country’s top hospitals. 

Health and Wellness Features

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Yes, This Is Public Housing: How Denver Housing Authority Is Mixing It Up and Making Better Homes

Forget everything you thought you knew about low-income housing. In DHA’s redevelopments, modern design elements straight out of Dwell magazine harbor sleek, mixed-income villages, resulting in public housing that’s affordable and forward-thinking.

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In Westwood, Art Ascends and Transcends

In southwest Denver, Morrison Road is the spine of the newly certified Westwood Creative District. The neighborhood's Mexican-American heritage is shaping an organic approach to placemaking and revitalization.

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What If All of Denver's Bikers and Walkers Banded Together? They Have, and They Want Safer Streets.

Denver's funding for walking and biking infrastructure is meager compared to the budgets of peer cities. The Denver Streets Partnership is looking to shift the paradigm, with a big target of $800 million.

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On The Go: Denver's Roving Restrooms Tackle a Basic Need

Denver has discovered that public toilets are a public necessity. Find out, number one, how the city is dealing with a messy situation in its alleys by experimenting with mobile restrooms – and, number two, about the men on the front lines who provide users with a clean facility.

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In Montbello, A Future of Promise and Challenge

With five decades under its belt, Denver's "City within a City" looks forward by addressing challenges pertaining to economic development, transit and community engagement.
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New & Next: Finding Sustainable, Equitable Funding for Mobility Infrastructure Critical for Colorado

How will Colorado address transportation concerns in a way that serves citizens who get around by car, bike and foot?
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