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Study Points To Major Mold Dangers With Illegal Pot Grows

Law enforcement officers in the Denver metro area continue to raid illegal marijuana grow operations, and the dangers to their health have become significant.


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Study Says Indoor Marijuana Growing Operations Harmful To Officers

A new study says law enforcement officers put themselves at risk when then go into indoor marijuana grow operations.


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2 Colorado Hospitals Given Honors

A new report from US News & World Report magazine names National Jewish Health as the top respiratory hospital in the nation for the 15th year in a row.


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Company Says Despite Cancer Warning Their Play Sand Is Safe

A viewer contacted CBS4 after spotting something unusual — a cancer warning on a bag of play sand.


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National Jewish Health Developing Breath Test For Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is the number one cancer killer, and it’s often discovered too late to cure. But researchers at National Jewish Health in Denver may have found a new way to spot it earlier than ever.


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Smoke From New Mexico Fire Prompts Air Advisory Along Front Range

Haze shrouded the Front Range on Saturday as a massive wildfire in New Mexico has been sending smoke into Colorado skies.


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Colorado Adds ‘Bubble Boy Disease’ To List Of Newborn Tests

When a baby is born in Colorado, a tiny blood sample from the heel is screened for 35 serious disorders. This year the state added what’s often called “Bubble Boy Disease” to its list of newborn tests.


Cooking Matters classes teach families how to prepare healthy meals (credit: CBS)

‘Project Change’ Hopes To Encourage Healthy Eating Habits

Researchers at National Jewish Health are hoping to prove that it’s never too late to change when it comes to healthy eating habits.


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Wildfire Smoke Prompts Health Concerns

The smoke spread across much of the south metro area Monday from the Lower North Fork Fire prompted health concerns and some warnings that extended into Tuesday afternoon.


A student at Kunsberg School at National Jewish Health performes a nasal wash (credit: CBS)

CDC Issues Warning About Nasal Washes

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Jewish Health in Colorado both have issued a warning about nasal washes after two people have died from using tap water to do their sinus rinse.