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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"Spice" is a synthetic, legal form of marijuana labeled "not for human consumption," but young people are smoking it to get high. (credit: CBS)

CDC Experts To Investigate Spice Hospitalizations In Denver

Experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are traveling to Denver to investigate an alarming number of people hospitalized after using synthetic marijuana.

09/06/2013

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Salmonella Outbreak Linked To NM Poultry Hatchery

A national outbreak of salmonella has been linked to an eastern New Mexico hatchery that sells live baby chickens, ducks and other poultry by mail and supplies them to feed stores, state health officials announced Monday.

08/21/2013

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Colorado West Nile Death Traced To Cleared Blood

A Colorado West Nile death has been traced to a transfusion of blood that was screened for the virus, federal health officials reported Thursday.

08/08/2013

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Colorado Launching Statewide Health Challenge

Colorado has one of the nation’s lowest obesity rates, but more than half its residents are overweight or obese.

07/09/2013

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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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Requests For Hepatitis A Vaccine Skyrocket After Outbreak

Colorado health officials say the state is home to 12 of the 49 hepatitis A illnesses that have been reported in seven states since late April.

06/05/2013

Townsend Farms Organic Anti-Oxidant Blend
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Hepatitis A Outbreak Includes 12 Colorado Cases

Colorado health officials say the state is home to 12 of the 49 hepatitis A illnesses that have been reported in seven states since late April.

06/04/2013

Townsend Farms Organic Anti-Oxidant Blend
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Hepatitis ‘A’ Outbreak Narrowed Down To Pomegranate Seed Mix

The Food and Drug Administration is investigating an outbreak of hepatitis A linked to a frozen organic berry mix sold by an Oregon company.

06/01/2013

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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

The memorial for Lluvia Espinoza Morales (credit: CBS)

Memorial Grows For Longmont Girl Who Died Mysteriously

Investigators had to don protective suits as they are tried to determine what killed a 6-year-old girl in Longmont Monday morning.

02/19/2013

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