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Clonazepam, the generic of Klonopin. (credit: CBS)

Benzo Addiction A Growing Concern For Health Experts

Prescription drugs called “Benzos” are a class of one of the most widely prescribed medications in the U.S., but there is new concern in Colorado that they are being overused.

07/03/2014

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Woman Sues, Saying Chia Powder Caused Salmonella

A Colorado woman has filed suit against Navitas Naturals of California, saying she contracted salmonella from the company’s chia powder.

06/20/2014

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Measles Surge Worries Health Officials

The highest number of measles cases in 20 years has federal health officials concerned.

05/30/2014

MERS warning sign at DIA (credit: CBS)

‘MERS’ Warnings Posted At DIA

Warnings have been posted at Denver International Airport about the danger of the potentially deadly virus “MERS.” Travelers passing through the airport will see the signs posted at all screening areas.

05/14/2014

Johanna Burke with her autistic son Aiden (credit: CBS)

CDC Says Autism Reported In Children Continues To Increase

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the number of children reported with autism continues to increase.

03/27/2014

Dowinder Boparai and Seble Gebreegziadhair (credit: Aurora Police)

Suspects Arrested In Spice Bust Appear In Court

The two suspects arrested in a large scale spice bust appeared in court on Monday.

03/25/2014

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Study: Later School Starts Improve Student Grades

A new study found that when high schools switch to a later start time, there is an improvement in student grades, attendance and overall student health.

03/13/2014

The majority of people who suffer from chronic pain feel they are treated like drug addicts during their pharmacy visits, and nearly one-third of pain sufferers showed concern they are being embarrassed by their healthcare provider. (Getty)

Poll: Majority Of Chronic Pain Sufferers Feel Treated Like ‘Drug Addicts’ By Pharmacists

The majority of people who suffer from chronic pain feel they are treated like drug addicts during their pharmacy visits, and nearly one-third of pain sufferers showed concern they are being embarrassed by their healthcare provider.

03/11/2014

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Advocacy Group Targets Trader Joe’s Over Meat Raised On Antibiotics

The stores aren’t even open yet in Colorado, yet an advocacy group is calling on Trader Joe’s to stop selling meat raised on antibiotics.

02/11/2014

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Study Finds 73 Percent Of American Children Consume Caffeine Daily

A new study found that nearly three out of four American children consume caffeine each day.

02/10/2014

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