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Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

License Approved For Construction Of Uranium Mill

After a lengthy and contentious approval process, the state has granted a license for construction to begin on the first new uranium mill in the U.S. in more than 30 years.

04/25/2013

Dr. Rachael Herlihy talks with CBS4's Kathy Walsh (credit: CBS)

Health Experts Puzzled As More Parents Are Denying Children HPV Vaccine

A new study shows a growing number of parents with safety concerns are not letting their children get the vaccine that prevents cervical cancer. Experts call that worrying and puzzling.

03/18/2013

Kameda Brand Rice Cracker "Kotsubukko" snack food (credit: taneseitrading.com.sg)

Company Voluntarily Recalls Rice Cracker Snacks Because Of Allergen

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced a recall of Kameda Brand Rice Cracker “Kotsubukko” snack food.

03/18/2013

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Snowplow Drivers Warn Drivers To Be Safe When They Are Near

A snowy March so far has kept the state’s fleet of snowplow drivers busy. And after an accident early on Monday in which a car crashed into a snowplow, plow drivers are reminding drivers to be extra careful when they are near.

03/12/2013

Marijuana brownies (credit: CBS)

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

Mary found out she had pre-diabetes (credit: CBS)

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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