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Victim’s Wife Thinks Jensen Brothers Deserve Extended Jail Sentence

The wife of a man who was among those who died in the cantaloupe listeria outbreak in 2011 wants a harsh punishment for the two brothers who pleaded guilty in federal court this week.

10/23/2013

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CDC: 4 In Colorado Sick From Salmonella In Chicken

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says four people in Colorado have gotten sick from salmonella in chicken.

10/08/2013

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CDC Officials Come To Colorado To Investigate Spice Distribution

Synthetic marijuana has sent 75 people to the hospital in the Denver metro area in the past few weeks.

09/10/2013

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Summer’s Here: Keep Kids Safe Around Water

Thousands of people from 22 countries came together this week to spread water safety awareness and attempt to break a Guinness World Record.

06/21/2013

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Hepatitis A Outbreak Linked To Townsend Farms Frozen Berries From Costco

Some 30 cases of hepatitis A have been reported in Colorado and four other states that have been linked to frozen mixed berries purchased from Costco.

05/31/2013

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Colorado Startup Making App To Cure Sedentary Habits

There is a silent killer stalking the nation. It’s a health epidemic that has nothing to do with diet or smoking, yet everyone does it every day and it is taking years off of lives in some cases.

04/20/2013

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CDC Survey Raises Concern About Over Diagnosis of ADHD

New data from the Centers for Disease Control shows 11 percent of school age children in the United States have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and two-thirds of them are taking stimulants.

04/02/2013

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Colorado Hopes To Be Ahead Of The Game Fighting Superbug In Hospitals

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging action to stop a new nightmare bacteria from spreading in hospitals and nursing homes.

03/05/2013

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CDC Lists Foods That Account For The Worst Illness Outbreaks

It’s the first comprehensive study of its kind by the CDC. It found that although leafy greens like spinach and lettuce accounted for the most food-related illnesses, meat, such as poultry caused the most deaths.

01/29/2013

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The Epidemic Of Autism

A new report shows the number of children with autism in America is skyrocketing. Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at some possible causes, and what you should be doing as a parent, in his latest blog entry.

03/29/2012

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