Larimer meningococcal deaths impetus for Wyoming vaccine bill

Sometimes the tragic passing of those afflicted by an illness can move others so much that it inspires them to do all they can to prevent similar deaths from happening in other places.  Nearly four years after 20 year-old Sierra Krizman of Loveland died of bacterial meningitis, a group of Casper, Wyo., high school students… read more

Join us on January 31st at Nordy's!

Nordy’s BBQ in Fort Collins is hosting a Community Fundraiser Night next Monday, January 31st! A portion of all proceeds, after 5:00pm, will go to Sierra’s Race Against Meningitis!! We would love to see you there! We greatly appreciate your ongoing support!!  Nordy’s Ft. Collins Address: 151 N. College Ave… read more

Wyoming high school students write meningitis bill

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming seventh-graders would be vaccinated against bacterial meningitis under a bill written by high school students who were moved by the story of a Colorado woman who died of the disease. State Sen. Bill Landen, a Republican from Casper, planned to introduce the bill Tuesday, when the legislative session begins.  The Casper… read more

Retracted autism study an 'elaborate fraud,' British journal finds

(CNN) — A now-retracted British study that linked autism to childhood vaccines was an “elaborate fraud” that has done long-lasting damage to public health, a leading medical publication reported Wednesday.  An investigation published by the British medical journal BMJ concludes the study’s author, Dr. Andrew Wakefield, misrepresented or altered the medical histories of all 12… read more

For three weeks, the only thing he could move was his big toe

LAKEWOOD – Here’s a pop quiz for you: What can take down a 21-year-old man who is 6 feet 2 inches tall, weighs 240 pounds, and used to be an offensive lineman? Before you answer, you should know a few more clues. What happened to Nick Sudermann took just hours. It tackled him in his… read more

Bacterial Meningitis Casts Shadow Over Region

By Steve Porter FORT COLLINS – The sky isn’t falling, but Northern Colorado residents are living under a shadow of potentially deadly bacterial meningitis.  Two young, healthy Colorado State University students living in Fort Collins were admitted to Poudre Valley Hospital within hours of each other on the evening of Oct. 19, both exhibiting symptoms… read more

Thank You Madwire Media!!

We wanted to take a moment to thank Madwire Media for the incredible work they did on Sierra’s Race Against Meningitis’ web page ! It is amazing and turned out even better than we could have imagined! Madwire Media is so easy to work with & extremely professional.  We would highly recommend Madwire Media to anyone… read more