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Nicotine-Device Expansion Signed Into Colorado Law

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill Friday to broaden the definition of tobacco products that are off-limits to minors.

04/11/2014

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UNC Coach Tries New Strategy In Effort To Reduce Concussions

The University of Northern Colorado in Greeley is doing more than just talking when it comes to trying to reduce head injuries among their football players.

04/10/2014

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Mesa County Grapples With High Suicide Rate

Police knew about the suicidal tendencies of nearly a third of the people who killed themselves in Mesa County in the first half of last year.

04/10/2014

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Not As Many People Buying Recreational Pot As Predicted

Sales tax revenue on recreational marijuana in Colorado is down compared to early projections.

04/08/2014

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Students Turn Class Project Into Teen Depression Awareness Campaign

Teen depression and a series of suicides prompted high school students in Highlands Ranch to take action and help create an awareness campaign they hope will help save lives.

04/05/2014

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A Look At Heroin Abuse In Colorado

Some states, including Colorado, are reporting a rise in heroin use as many addicts shift from more costly and harder-to-get prescription opiates to this cheaper alternative.

04/05/2014

YMCA volunteer Gary Sobol leads a Parkinson's Boot Camp (credit: CBS)

Parkinson’s Patients Get Moving To Fight Symptoms

A fitness boot camp in Boulder is catering to a different crowd, one that is exercising to fight the symptoms of a debilitating disease: Parkinson’s.

04/02/2014

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Drilling Health Study Advances In Colorado

A Colorado proposal to commission a new study about the health effects of drilling on the Front Range cleared its first test Tuesday in the state Legislature.

04/01/2014

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Colorado Health Insurance Tally Tops 250,000

More than a quarter-million Coloradans got health insurance in time to comply with the new health law.

04/01/2014

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Drug Access By Terminally Ill Passes Colorado House

Legislation allowing terminally ill people access to unapproved drugs, a so-called “Dallas Buyers Club” bill, has unanimously passed the Colorado House.

04/01/2014