Food And Drug Administration

Robert Paradis using Cefaly (credit: CBS)

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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Hyperbaric Chamber Used To Treat Some Vets With Brain Injuries

Some Colorado veterans with mild traumatic brain injuries are turning to an alternative treatment that’s not sanctioned by the Food And Drug Administration.

03/31/2014

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‘We Have No More Time’ Says Mother Of Boy With MD

With passion and tears Jennifer Dunne pleads for answers and action from the Food and Drug Administration, which has held up the use of an experimental drug that has shown promise for children like her son.

03/19/2014

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Colorado Won’t Hike Tobacco Age To 21

Colorado lawmakers voted not to raise the tobacco age from 18 to 21 Wednesday, making Colorado the third state this year to consider but reject the higher smoking age.

03/19/2014

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Flash Mob Held To Get FDA’s Attention For Colorado Boy With MD

Classmates showing support for a young boy with a debilitating condition gathered for a flash mob Tuesday afternoon.

03/18/2014

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