Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

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Colorado Proposes Edible Pot Ban, Then Retreats

Colorado health authorities suggested banning many forms of edible marijuana, including brownies and cookies, then whipsawed away from the suggestion Monday after it went public.

10/20/2014

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3 Denver Area Hospitals Designated To Treat Ebola Patients

The state’s department of public health has designated Denver Health, Children’s Hospital and University Hospital as the three facilities that would care for an Ebola patient, should one be diagnosed in Colorado.

10/17/2014

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Frontier Plane With Ebola Patient Decontaminated, Stored In Denver

The Frontier Airlines plane that carried a nurse diagnosed with the Ebola virus has been decontaminated and stored in a hangar at Denver International Airport.

10/15/2014

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Work-Related Deaths In Colorado Decrease In 2013

State officials say 65 people died from work-related injuries in 2013, 17 fewer than the previous year.

10/10/2014

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Colorado Children With Paralysis-Like Symptoms Getting Special Therapy

A new case of a child in Colorado suffering from paralysis-like symptoms was announced by health officials, and now doctors are working to determine if the illness is connected to another that’s already made hundreds of children sick.

09/30/2014

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Another Colorado Child Falls Ill With Paralysis-Like Symptoms

Doctors are investigating what’s been leaving some children in Colorado with muscle weakness and paralysis-like symptoms.

09/29/2014

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Illness Causing Paralysis In Colorado Children A Mystery So Far

An outbreak of a respiratory illness in children is taking a frightening turn in Colorado as some young victims are now experiencing paralysis.

09/27/2014

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Springs Woman Claims Marijuana Cured Her Son’s Cancer

More than 200 children under the age of 10 now have medical marijuana cards in Colorado, and a woman in Colorado Springs now goes so far to say marijuana has cured her 4-year-old son’s cancer.

09/24/2014

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Gov. Hickenlooper Gets His New FDA-Approved Needle-Free Flu Shot

Flu season is just around the corner and Gov. John Hickenlooper got his flu shot on Monday, but he barely felt it. The governor’s vaccine was injected without a needle.

09/22/2014

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Human-Sized Rat Cages Target Teen Marijuana Use

An anti-pot campaign in Denver employs nine-foot-tall human-sized rat cages with a simple message: With so much still unknown about pot’s effects on kids’ brains, why be a lab rat?

08/11/2014

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