Larry Wolk

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Colorado Hospitals Warn New Mothers About Smoking Pot And Breastfeeding

Now that marijuana is legal doctors are concerned about pregnant and breastfeeding women using pot because the negative effects could be passed on to their babies.

02/24/2015

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Top Colorado Doctor Says Adults Worried About Measles Should Just Get A Vaccination

The measles outbreak is getting worse, and as the number of cases grows, so does the risk of the disease spreading even further.

02/02/2015

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Patient Being Monitored For Ebola Cleared, Released From Hospital

A patient being monitored for Ebola at Denver Health Medical Center has been cleared after a second test came back negative. That person was released from the hospital late Wednesday.

01/15/2015

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Weed 101: Colorado Tries ‘Neighborly’ Pot Education

Colorado is taking a novel approach to marijuana education – not telling people to avoid pot, just to use the drug safely.

01/05/2015

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State To Debate Role Of Medical Pot In 2015

Just as Colorado is settling in for a second year of recreational marijuana sales, state lawmakers have some big decisions to make about its older cousin, the medical marijuana market.

01/03/2015

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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 in 2013 (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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