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Cookie on the carpet. (credit: Dr Dave Hnida)

The Five Second Rule? Make It 30 … Plus

For years, the unofficial “5 second” rules says it’s safe to eat food that’s been dropped on the floor, provided you pick it up before the clock strikes five seconds. Now a new study says the five seconds may be too strict. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at the latest “research.”

03/17/2014

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Lafayette Lifts Boil Water Order For Indian Peaks Subdivision

The city of Lafayette has lifted a boil water notice for a portion of the Indian Peaks Subdivision after a water sample tested positive for E. coli.

10/12/2013

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Indian Peaks Subdivision On Boil Water Notice After E.coli Detected

The City of Lafayette placed a portion of the Indian Peaks Subdivision on a boil water notice Friday night after a water sample tested positive for E.coli.

10/11/2013

The waters of Boulder Creek rushes downstream September 13, 2013 in Boulder, Colorado. Heavy rains for the better part of week has fueled widespread flooding  and evacuations in numerous Colorado towns, with the area reportedly already having received 15 inches of rain.  Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Testing Finds No Evidence Of Oil & Gas In Rivers That Flooded

Despite several oil spills that were caused by flooding the state health department says its testing found no evidence of oil and gas pollution in rivers.

10/08/2013

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Contaminated Water A Concern For Boulder County Well Owners

In Boulder County there are high levels of e- coli and coliform in nearly 70 percent of homeowners’ wells since the flooding.

09/26/2013

Damage from flooding in Lyons on Sept. 19, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Residents Learn About Lyons Infrastructure Issues

The town of Lyons is just in the beginning phases of restoring some of the essential municipal services.

09/20/2013

Evans residents carry valuable possessions through the flood waters on Sept. 16, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Floodwaters Can Be Deadly Without Taking A Sip

Even without taking a sip, some bacteria in floodwaters can be deadly.

09/18/2013

The swim beach at Aurora Reservoir was closed because of high levels of bacteria. (credit: CBS)

Aurora Reservoir Swim Beach Back Open In Time For Weekend

Just in time for the warm weekend the swim beach at the Aurora Reservoir is open again.

08/16/2013

The swim beach at Aurora Reservoir was closed because of high levels of bacteria. (credit: CBS)

Aurora Reservoir Swim Beach Could Reopen Friday

A popular swim beach has been closed at the Aurora Reservoir because of E.coli contamination levels. Officials hope to reopen the beach to swimmers by Friday.

08/15/2013

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Kansas Company Recalls Ground Beef Products

A western Kansas company is recalling more than 50,000 pounds of ground beef products due to concerns that it could be tainted with E. coli.

08/01/2013

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