Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

(credit: CBS)

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

Landon Riddle "vaping" (credit: CBS)

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

Gov. John Hickenlooper preparing for his flu shot (credit: CBS)

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

One of the human-sized lab rat cages (credit: CBS)

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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Woman Blames Illness On Recently Recalled Fruit

A company out of California that sells fruit in Colorado is voluntarily recalling whole peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria.

07/22/2014

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Colorado Health Officials Report 2 West Nile Cases

Colorado health officials have reported two human cases of West Nile virus, the first reported cases this season.

07/03/2014

CBS4's Gloria Neal walks with Mary Arneson (credit CBS)

Diabetes Prevention Program Working To Reduce Prediabetes

A diabetes prevention program offered by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is educating Coloradans about prediabetes.

05/16/2014

Marijuana edibles (credit; CBS)

Dispensaries Advise Customers To Eat More Than State-Recommended Limits Of Pot Edibles

A CBS4 hidden camera investigation found marijuana dispensaries recommending higher doses of edible marijuana than the limit set by the state of Colorado.

04/24/2014

Deer mice carry hantavirus (credit: cdphe.state.co.us)

Hantavirus Case Reported In Garfield County

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says a Garfield County resident has the first confirmed case of hantavirus in the state this year.

04/22/2014

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Colorado Teen Driving Alliance Reminds Parents To Get Involved

Coinciding with Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the Colorado Teen Driving Alliance (CTDA) is reminding parents of their important role urging their teens to drive safely.

04/11/2014

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