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Chase Vaughn Gets Another Chance In His 5th Pro Football League

Chase Vaughn’s journey to the NFL took him through two small Colorado colleges and four professional football leagues before he called in sick from his hospital job to covertly try out for the Denver Broncos.

06/16/2015

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Boy Using Cannabis Oil: ‘I’d Rather Be Illegally Alive Than Legally Dead’

There is new research on the use of marijuana as medicine in Colorado and a Marijuana and Health Symposium at National Jewish Health on Saturday explored nearly a dozen studies looking at using pot for things like seizures and insomnia.

06/13/2015

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Researchers To Share Information About Colorado Pot Research

Researchers are gathering in Denver to discuss their research about marijuana as a medical therapy.

06/13/2015

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Colorado’s Medical Marijuana Studies Are An ‘Opportunity To Guide The Nation’

Colorado is spending $9 million to study the role of marijuana as a medication. The state Board of Health approved the grants, and on Saturday researchers will come together to talk about their studies.

06/09/2015

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Denver’s Air Is Deteriorating: New Report From Lung Association

The American Lung Association believes the air quality in Denver is deteriorating.

04/29/2015

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More Effective, Convenient Remedies Now Available For Allergy Sufferers

It’s the season of sneezing again for about one in five Americans, but this spring allergy sufferers have more effective and convenient remedies.

04/13/2015

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Hidden Danger: Mold In Pot Grow Houses Threatens Workers, Law Enforcement

There’s a hidden danger lurking inside marijuana grow houses which has caught first-responders unprepared. They are encountering alarmingly high levels of mold which poses a threat to anyone who breathes it.

03/25/2015

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New Study Contradicts The Thought That ‘Sleep Is For Slackers’

U. S. teenagers are getting sleepier. According to a new study, up to a third of teens don’t get enough shuteye each night.

02/16/2015

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Colorado Teens Author Book Made Up Of Personal Stories

More than a dozen teenagers in Colorado are authors after sharing their personal stories and putting their feelings on paper.

02/12/2015

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CT Scans Covered By Insurance Is ‘Best News,’ Says Denver Doctor

The chest CT scan that smoker Stan Swank received in April may have saved his life, and offered proof that early detection of lung cancer is effective.

12/23/2014

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