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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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Colorado Pot Aids Kids With Seizures, Worries Doctors

The doctors were out of ideas to help 5-year-old Charlotte Figi. Suffering from a rare genetic disorder, she had as many as 300 grand mal seizures a week, used a wheelchair, went into repeated cardiac arrest and could barely speak.

02/18/2014

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FDA Gets Aggressive In Fight Against Teen Tobacco Use

For the first time ever the Food and Drug Administration is targeting teens and tobacco.

02/04/2014

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Farmers Get Probation In Fatal Listeria Outbreak

Two Colorado cantaloupe farmers who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges stemming from a deadly listeria outbreak in 2011 were sentenced Tuesday to five years of probation and six months of home detention.

01/28/2014

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Health Department Wants FDA To Regulate E-Cigarettes

The Colorado Department Of Health is asking the Food And Drug Administration to regulate the electronic cigarette industry.

01/22/2014

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Listeria Cantaloupe Farmers Seek Probation

Two Colorado cantaloupe farmers who pleaded guilty to charges related to a deadly listeria outbreak in 2011 are asking a federal judge for probation.

01/16/2014

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Vending Machine Customers React To New Rules

Within a year President Barack Obama’s health care plan will require calorie information be displayed on vending machines to help people make healthier choices.

12/30/2013

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