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New Colorado QuitLine Customized For Native American Smokers

According to the CDC, cigarette smoking is more common among American Indians than any other racial and ethnic group in the U.S. And research indicates American Indians have a tougher time quitting than other smokers.

08/25/2015

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CDC Releases Report On Danger Of Edible Marijuana, Points Out Lethal Colorado Case

A new report by the Centers for Disease Control focuses on a Denver case to highlight the danger of edible marijuana.

07/24/2015

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Mom Of Meningitis Victim: ‘I Lost My Baby Girl To A Vaccine-Preventable Disease’

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee is recommending new vaccines for adolescents and young adults to prevent a strain of meningitis. The strain, serogroup B, has caused several outbreaks on college campuses.

06/24/2015

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Father Of Teen Who Died From Plague: ‘It’s Very Tough’

The family of the teen who died after contracting a rare form of the plague talked about how difficult it’s been after his death.

06/23/2015

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CDC Tests For Plague In Northern Colorado After Teen’s Death

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is trying to determine how prevalent the plague is in northern Colorado after a 16-year-old boy died of the disease, which was possibly spread by fleas on his family’s rural property.

06/23/2015

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Plague Confirmed In Larimer County Teen’s Death

The Larimer County Health Department confirmed that a teen died from the plague earlier this month.

06/20/2015

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Flu Mounts Most Serious Challenge In Decade, Vigilance Urged

As Colorado witness a record number of hospitalizations due to the flu, the CDC said this season’s vaccination is merely 23 percent effective in preventing the virus.

01/16/2015

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Patient Being Monitored For Ebola Cleared, Released From Hospital

A patient being monitored for Ebola at Denver Health Medical Center has been cleared after a second test came back negative. That person was released from the hospital late Wednesday.

01/15/2015

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Patient At Denver Health Tests Negative For Ebola

A patient who was being monitored for Ebola at Denver Health Medical Center has tested negative for the virus, according to health officials.

01/12/2015

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There’s Still More To Come During This Nasty Flu Season

The latest numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show influenza is now widespread in 43 states — up from 36 states the previous week. That includes Colorado.

01/05/2015

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