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Winter Skin Woes: Tips To Stay Protected

Posted: 01/28/2013 - Winter weather can especially wreak havoc on a person's skin, causing it to become dry, cracked and itchy. Experts say there are ways to improve these conditions during the winter months.

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'Brain Pacemakers' To Combat Alzheimer's

Posted: 01/20/2013 - Scientists are attempting something dramatically different in the quest to stave off the creeping memory loss of Alzheimer's disease. They're using "brain pacemakers."

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State Confirms Flu-Related Death in El Paso County

Posted: 01/15/2013 - The total number of pediatric deaths linked to this flu season in Colorado is up to four, including one in El Paso County, the Colorado Department of Health and Environment reported Tuesday.

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Voluntary Recall Of Some ShurFine Ice Cream

Updated: 01/14/2013 - Southwest Ice Cream Specialties of McKinney, Texas, is voluntarily recalling some of its Dulce de Leche ice cream containers because they may contain praline pecan ice cream, which has wheat, soy and pecans that could cause problems for people allergic to those ingredients.

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Colorado Governor Proposes Medicaid Expansion

Posted: 01/03/2013 - Some 160,000 Colorado adults with low incomes could become eligible for public health care assistance under a plan announced Thursday by Gov. John Hickenlooper.

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Colo. Meets Health Care Deadline Early

Posted: 12/14/2012 - A major deadline looms Friday for states to comply with the new health care law. Colorado's an early achiever and doesn't have to worry about the deadline.

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Longer Tamoxifen Use Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths

Posted: 12/05/2012 - A study finds that breast cancer patients taking the drug tamoxifen can cut their chances of having the disease come back or kill them if they stay on the pills for 10 years instead of five years as doctors recommend now.

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Injuries Linked to Bounce Houses

Posted: 11/26/2012 - A new study says injuries from the use of a kids' party attraction have skyrocketed along with the popularity of inflatable bounce houses.

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5-Hour Energy CEO Stands By Product's Safety

Posted: 11/19/2012 - The owner of 5-Hour Energy says a ban of his product over reports that some people with heart conditions experienced dangerous side effects would make about as much sense as banning peanuts because some people who eat them are deathly allergic.

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Diabetes Rates Rocket In Oklahoma, South

Updated: 11/15/2012 - The nation's diabetes problem is getting worse, and health officials say the biggest changes have been in Oklahoma and a number of Southern states.

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Help For Parents During Holiday Stress

Updated: 11/10/2012 - The holidays can be a fun time of year, but it can also be very stressful, especially for parents. Experts want them to know there is help out there for their frustrations.

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Surgery Seems Best For Heart Disease in Diabetics

Posted: 11/05/2012 - New research shows that people with diabetes and several clogged heart arteries fare better with bypass surgery instead of having stents placed to prop open their blood vessels.

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New UN "Atlas" Links Climate Change, Health

Posted: 10/29/2012 - The two U.N. agencies for health and weather services have created a new "atlas" of scientific data that they say offers fresh evidence of the links between climate change to outbreaks of meningitis, malaria and other diseases.

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