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Sen. Michael Bennet talks with Caleb Nolan (credit: CBS)

New Law Changes Life Of Colorado Cystic Fibrosis Patient

Sometimes it seems like nothing gets done in the U.S. Congress, but one simple law has profoundly changed the life of one Colorado child.

05/11/2013

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Court: Can Generic Drug Maker Be Sued Over Design?

The Supreme Court seemed skeptical Tuesday of allowing generic drug manufacturers to be sued in state court for a drug’s design defects if federal officials approved the brand-name version the generic drug copied.

03/19/2013

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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

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FDA Warns Z-Pak Could Cause Deadly Heart Problem

The government has a warning about a popular antibiotic. It says azithromycin, better known as Z-Pak, can cause a potentially deadly heart problem.

03/12/2013

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President Of Dog Treat Company Stands By Product Despite Recall

Kasel Associates Industries Inc. is recalling all pet treats it manufactured from April 20 through Sept. 19, 2012 due to potential contamination with Salmonella. The move comes after the Colorado Department of Agriculture tested a retail sample.

02/22/2013

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Companies Recall Some Dog Treats Made In China

Dog treats made in China are now recalled. They’ve long be associated with illnesses and even deaths in dogs. On Your Side Consumer Investigator Jodi Brooks has been tracking this story for a year.

02/07/2013

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Diseased Heart Valves Now Can Be Replaced Through Tiny Incision

Doctors in Colorado are now extending the lives of active seniors by replacing diseased heart valves through a tiny incision.

01/28/2013

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FDA Wants To Give Nutrition Labels An Overhaul

Those who get confused at the grocery store looking at the nutrition labels on food items are not alone — the government admits they can be confusing. Now there’s a call for change.

01/23/2013

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FDA Proposes Sweeping New Food Safety Rules

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday proposed the most sweeping food safety rules in decades, requiring farmers and food companies to be more vigilant in the wake of deadly outbreaks in peanuts, cantaloupe and leafy greens.

01/04/2013

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FDA Investigates Energy Drinks, Denver Doctor Warns Of Potential Danger

The Food and Drug Administration is investigating popular energy drinks amid claims they can cause serious health problems.

10/23/2012

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