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Severe Flu Season Costing Businesses

The nation is seeing one of the most severe flu seasons it’s seen in many years. Getting sick takes a toll on employees, but many times businesses pay the price.


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Colorado Family Has Warning After Baby Diagnosed ‘Infant Botulism’

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


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Flu Widespread In Colorado, Expected To Grow

The flu started early this winter and it includes a strain that really takes a toll on folks.


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FDA Proposes Sweeping New Food Safety Rules

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday proposed the most sweeping food safety rules in decades, requiring farmers and food companies to be more vigilant in the wake of deadly outbreaks in peanuts, cantaloupe and leafy greens.


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2012 Was Worst Year For Whooping Cough Since 1955

The nation just suffered its worst year for whooping cough in nearly six decades, according to preliminary government figures.


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Brutal Flu Season Just Beginning In Colorado

Doctors across the U.S. are warning this could be a brutal flu season. Already 52 people across Colorado have been hospitalized for the flu.


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Travelers At DIA At More Risk From Secondhand Smoke

Travelers at Denver International Airport are at a higher risk than most other airports for dangerous exposure to secondhand smoke, according to a new survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


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Crows Continue To Die In Denver’s Crestmoor Park Neighborhood

Dead crows are littering some Denver neighborhoods. Homeowners first thought someone poisoned the birds, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms that’s not the case.


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Flocks Of Birds Dying From West Nile In Crestmoor Neighborhood

One Denver neighborhood is seeing flocks of birds die from the West Nile virus and people are worried about their pets.


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Bubonic Plague Traced To Colorado Campground

A camper near Pagosa Springs has contracted bubonic plague, Colorado’s first case since 2006.