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Colorado Sees 2nd Highest Number Of Rabbit Fever Cases Since 1983

State health officials on Wednesday announced that there have been 11 human cases of of tularemia in Colorado since May of this year.

06/24/2015

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Colorado Announces Results Of 1st Adult Pot Survey

Almost 14 percent of Colorado adults use pot. That’s according to the state Health Department’s first-ever survey of how many adults use the newly legal drug.

06/15/2015

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Boy Using Cannabis Oil: ‘I’d Rather Be Illegally Alive Than Legally Dead’

There is new research on the use of marijuana as medicine in Colorado and a Marijuana and Health Symposium at National Jewish Health on Saturday explored nearly a dozen studies looking at using pot for things like seizures and insomnia.

06/13/2015

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Residents Concerned As Water Looks Like Carrot Juice In Creek Near Rollinsville

In Gilpin County some people in Rollinsville are concerned about their water as a creek near their homes looks a lot like carrot juice.

06/01/2015

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Colorado Nail Salon Owner Says Cosmetology Board ‘Needs To Get More Involved’

A Colorado nail salon owner says she’s not surprised by a New York Times investigation finding workers at nail salons suffering from miscarriages, cancer and breathing problems after working around chemicals.

05/11/2015

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Denver’s Air Is Deteriorating: New Report From Lung Association

The American Lung Association believes the air quality in Denver is deteriorating.

04/29/2015

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Colorado Moving Toward Making PTSD Eligible For Medical Pot

Colorado’s chief medical officer plans to recommend post-traumatic stress disorder as a condition to be treated with medical marijuana.

04/13/2015

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State Plan For Meeting EPA Carbon Pollution Under Scrutiny

Colorado’s plan for meeting new EPA rules for carbon pollution is already under scrutiny and it’s not even written yet.

04/10/2015

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Colorado Youth Survey On Sex, Drugs On Hold

Alarmed by anonymous surveys asking Colorado’s middle and high school students about their sex lives and drug habits, the state Board of Education delayed action Thursday on considering changes to how the 24-year-old survey is collected.

03/12/2015

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Alzheimer’s Patient Accused In Lakewood Killing May Never See Trial

The case of an 87-year-old Alzheimer’s patient accused in the deadly beating of a fellow assisted living resident highlights the challenges of prosecuting someone with the unpredictable mental disease.

02/25/2015

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