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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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Religious Nonprofits Challenge Health Law In Denver Federal Court

Faith-based nonprofit organizations that object to covering birth control in their employee health plans were in federal court Monday to challenge a birth-control compromise they say still compels them to violate their religious beliefs.

12/08/2014

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New FDA Rules Will Put Calorie Labels On Nearly Everything

Like it or not, calorie counts are coming to restaurant menus, convenience store sandwiches and more as the Food and Drug Administration announced new calorie labeling rules on Tuesday.

11/25/2014

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New Laser Treatment Helps Remove Life-Long Acne Scars

Teenage acne can be temporarily embarrassing, but some acne actually leaves scars long after those teen years are gone. Now there’s a new treatment that may help.

11/05/2014

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Drug-Free Treatment Helping People With Chronic Migraines

A new treatment is helping prevent painful migraines — and it’s drug-free. The patient wears the device that looks like a high-tech headband once a day.

10/15/2014

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Gov. Hickenlooper Gets His New FDA-Approved Needle-Free Flu Shot

Flu season is just around the corner and Gov. John Hickenlooper got his flu shot on Monday, but he barely felt it. The governor’s vaccine was injected without a needle.

09/22/2014

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FDA Approves Lung Preservation Machine

Federal health regulators have approved a novel device for preserving donated lungs outside the body for possible transplantation into critically ill patients.

08/12/2014

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Arvada Woman Believes Hysterectomy Procedure Spread Her Hidden Cancer

A new study is raising more questions about a common procedure done during hysterectomies. There have been growing concerns the procedure may spread hidden cancer and a woman in Arvada believes it happened to her.

07/22/2014

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China-Made Pet Treats Linked To 1,000 Dog Deaths

Jerky treats are a popular treat for dogs, but the FDA recently reported getting 4,800 complaints that the treats made dogs sick. 1,000 pet owners say the treats killed their dogs.

06/05/2014

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Governor Signs Nation’s First ‘Right To Try’ Bill Into Law

With the governor’s signature Colorado is now the first state to allow terminally ill patients to have access to medication that is not approved by the government.

05/17/2014

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