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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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Police Investigate Mysterious Death Of 6-Year-Old Longmont Girl

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

02/18/2013

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Opponents Say Legalizing Pot Opens Up Pandora’s Box For Children

Colorado voters chose to legalize marijuana for adults, but now experts are split on how a social acceptance of pot is affecting Colorado’s children.

02/13/2013

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Take Everyday Steps To Avoid Coming Down With The Flu

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the vaccination is the number one defense against the flu, but there also steps people can take every day to avoid the aches and pains of influenza.

02/06/2013

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Infant Botulism Victim Breathing Easier, Recovering

A Colorado baby is breathing easier while recovering from a rare disease. The 5-month-old has infant botulism, which can be life threatening.

01/30/2013

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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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Concussion Problems Identified In Athletes Who Are Still Alive

There’s been a first-of-its-kind discovery for researchers studying the effects of sports concussions. They say they have been able to identify problems in brains of athletes who are still alive.

01/22/2013

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