Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

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Feds Probe Likely Synthetic Pot Outbreak In Colorado

A federal team has arrived in Colorado to help investigate hospital reports that synthetic marijuana is to blame for scores of recent illnesses and possibly three fatalities in Denver and Colorado Springs.

09/10/2013

An employee with the Colorado Department of Health and Education conducts tests on blood samples. (credit: CBS)

Colorado Toxicology Lab’s Work Holding Up In Retests

The Colorado health department says independent tests so far have confirmed the reliability of blood-alcohol testing by a state toxicology lab, which suspended blood-alcohol and -drug testing after a report raised questions about its work.

08/19/2013

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Voluntary Recall From Boulder Nut Butter Company

A Boulder-based food manufacturer has issued a voluntary recall of some lots of maple almond butter and chocolate hazelnut butter because of metallic fragments.

08/19/2013

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Public Comment Sought On Proposed Pinon Ridge Uranium Mill

A Toronto-based energy company is asking for public input on its plan to build what would be the first new uranium mill in the United States in more than 30 years.

07/26/2013

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Boil Water Notice Issued For Brighton Residents

The city council in Brighton is starting a special meeting to discuss what it calls an emergency issue with its water service.

07/03/2013

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1st State Human Case Of West Nile Virus Reported In Delta County

The first human case of West Nile virus in Colorado has been reported by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment on Wednesday.

07/03/2013

An employee with the Colorado Department of Health and Education conducts tests on blood samples. (credit: CBS)

Blood Alcohol Tests Halted At Lab Amid Concerns

Blood testing for drugs and alcohol will be suspended at a Colorado laboratory lab after defense attorneys raised concerns about the objectivity of the process and the possibility of appeals to thousands of drunk-driving convictions.

06/28/2013

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Review Prompts Changes At Colorado Toxicology Lab

The Colorado health department announced changes at its toxicology lab after a personnel investigation found that refrigerators holding drivers’ blood-alcohol samples were unlocked.

06/08/2013

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2nd Case Of Measles Confirmed In Colorado

Colorado health officials have now confirmed two cases of measles in the Denver area in the first cases reported in the state since 2006.

06/07/2013

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Measles Case Reported In Colorado

The first case of measles in Colorado since 2006 has been confirmed in a man who traveled to Denver from India last month.

06/07/2013

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