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Expert: Alzheimer’s Beating In Lakewood Shows Disease’s Unpredictability

Mental health experts say the case of an 87-year-old Alzheimer’s patient suspected of killing his roommate at an assisted living facility in suburban Denver is rare and shows the difficulty of caring for those with the unpredictable disease.

02/25/2015

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Colorado Hospitals Warn New Mothers About Smoking Pot And Breastfeeding

Now that marijuana is legal doctors are concerned about pregnant and breastfeeding women using pot because the negative effects could be passed on to their babies.

02/24/2015

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Top Colorado Doctor Says Adults Worried About Measles Should Just Get A Vaccination

The measles outbreak is getting worse, and as the number of cases grows, so does the risk of the disease spreading even further.

02/02/2015

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Patient Being Monitored For Ebola Cleared, Released From Hospital

A patient being monitored for Ebola at Denver Health Medical Center has been cleared after a second test came back negative. That person was released from the hospital late Wednesday.

01/15/2015

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Patient At Denver Health Tests Negative For Ebola

A patient who was being monitored for Ebola at Denver Health Medical Center has tested negative for the virus, according to health officials.

01/12/2015

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Colorado Flu Outbreak Could Be Turning A Corner

Cases of influenza in Colorado could be on the decline after there were fewer reported cases of the flu last week than the previous week.

01/10/2015

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Flu Claims Another Child’s Life In Colorado

Another death from the influenza has been reported in Colorado. It was the second child to die from the flu this season in Colorado.

12/31/2014

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Marijuana Research Projects Getting State Funding

Colorado was poised Wednesday to award more than $8 million for medical marijuana research, a step toward addressing complaints that little is known about pot’s medical potential.

12/17/2014

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Ranking: Colorado Least Obese State In U.S.

Colorado ranks number one in physical activity and the lowest in diabetes prevalence along with being the least obese state in the U.S. according to a new study.

12/10/2014

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Lawmakers Wrestle Over Birth-Control Funding

Colorado Democrats who credit a drop in teen pregnancy to expanding access to long-acting birth control such as intrauterine devices have to convince Republicans next year to use state funds for the contraceptives.

11/27/2014

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