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Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

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Pot Task Force Tackles Protection For Children

The Amendment 64 Task Force is making recommendations to the state about how to implement recreational marijuana.

02/26/2013

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Fort Carson Plans Prescribed Burns

Fort Carson fire crews are preparing to burn piles of tree limbs produced by forest thinning.

02/14/2013

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American Diabetes Association Expo

Get a series of free health screenings at the American Diabetes Association Expo. Those who are found to be pre-diabetic can help get help finding a diabetes prevention class to attend. The free event is this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Colorado Convention Center.

02/08/2013

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Free ‘Pre-Diabetes’ Screenings Offered At The Diabetes Expo

This Saturday there will be free “pre-diabetes” screenings at the Diabetes Expo at the Colorado Convention Center.

02/05/2013

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Colorado Reports 2 More Flu-Related Child Deaths

Two more children have died from flu in Colorado, bringing the total this season to four pediatric deaths.

01/15/2013

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Colorado To Study Oil And Gas Emissions

Colorado officials are launching a study of emissions tied to oil and gas development following a hearing by regulators that questions the science needed for making rules.

01/09/2013

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Colorado Says 87 Work Fatalities In 2011

The Colorado Health Department says there were 87 work-related deaths in 2011, two more than were reported the year before.

01/07/2013

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2 Colorado Children’s Deaths Tied To Influenza

State health officials say more than 200 people in Colorado have been hospitalized with the flu so far this year, and two young children’s deaths have been linked to influenza.

12/29/2012

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Old Explosives Get Detonated At Green Mountain Park

Explosives found at a park west of Denver were safely detonated on Friday, with the sound ricocheting around a nearby neighborhood.

12/21/2012

Old Explosives To Be Detonated At Lakewood Park

State health officials say old military explosives found in a Lakewood park will be destroyed.

12/21/2012

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