Larry Wolk

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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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Ranking: Colorado Least Obese State In U.S.

Colorado ranks number one in physical activity and the lowest in diabetes prevalence along with being the least obese state in the U.S. according to a new study.

12/10/2014

The Colorado Legislature on the first day of the session (credit: CBS)

Lawmakers Wrestle Over Birth-Control Funding

Colorado Democrats who credit a drop in teen pregnancy to expanding access to long-acting birth control such as intrauterine devices have to convince Republicans next year to use state funds for the contraceptives.

11/27/2014

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3 Denver Area Hospitals Designated To Treat Ebola Patients

The state’s department of public health has designated Denver Health, Children’s Hospital and University Hospital as the three facilities that would care for an Ebola patient, should one be diagnosed in Colorado.

10/17/2014

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Frontier Plane With Ebola Patient Decontaminated, Stored In Denver

The Frontier Airlines plane that carried a nurse diagnosed with the Ebola virus has been decontaminated and stored in a hangar at Denver International Airport.

10/15/2014

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Another Colorado Child Falls Ill With Paralysis-Like Symptoms

Doctors are investigating what’s been leaving some children in Colorado with muscle weakness and paralysis-like symptoms.

09/29/2014

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Illness Causing Paralysis In Colorado Children A Mystery So Far

An outbreak of a respiratory illness in children is taking a frightening turn in Colorado as some young victims are now experiencing paralysis.

09/27/2014

Landon Riddle "vaping" (credit: CBS)

Springs Woman Claims Marijuana Cured Her Son’s Cancer

More than 200 children under the age of 10 now have medical marijuana cards in Colorado, and a woman in Colorado Springs now goes so far to say marijuana has cured her 4-year-old son’s cancer.

09/24/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper preparing for his flu shot (credit: CBS)

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

Medical Marijuana (credit: Colorado Department of Transportation)

Marijuana Caregivers Escape Colorado Crackdown

Colorado has decided not to limit marijuana caregivers who grow pot on behalf of medical marijuana patients to 10 patients.

09/16/2014

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