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Poll: Americans Split on Health Care Repeal

Posted: 10/22/2010 - A new poll finds folks evenly divided on whether the President's health care law should be scrapped or retooled to make even bigger changes.

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House Calls Making A Comeback

Posted: 10/21/2010 - House calls used to be normal practice, but in the late 20th century, health care became concentrated in clinics and hospitals. With an aging population, house calls are expected to become more popular in the future.

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Mistakes Still Happening During Surgeries

Posted: 10/20/2010 - A new study says despite rules in place to prevent surgical mistakes, operations have still been performed on the wrong body part, or even the wrong patient.

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FDA Warns Egg Company to Clean Up or Be Shut Down

Posted: 10/18/2010 - The Food and Drug Administration is warning an Iowa egg company that it could be shut down if it doesn't clean up its act after recalling hundreds of millions of eggs this summer.

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FDA Panel Backs Anemia Drugs For Kidney Disease

Posted: 10/18/2010 - Federal health advisers say patients with failing kidneys should continue taking a group of widely used anemia drugs, despite a recent study showing they can increase the risk of stroke.

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Penrose-Saint Francis To Expand Robotic Surgery System

Updated: 10/22/2010 - Penrose-Saint Francis has expanded its robotic surgery system called the da Vinci SHD. The robotic-assisted surgery system works with cardiac, gynecological oncology and urological procedures.

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Regulations Leave New Medical Marijuana Users Waiting

Updated: 10/03/2010 - New medical marijuana patients will have to wait more than a month before they can legally buy product from any Colorado dispensary. State officials have released a statement, it said the state will enforce a 35 day wait period for medical marijuana card approval.

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Pilot Immunization Program To Expand

Posted: 09/30/2010 - A pilot immunization program introduced in 2009 is being expanded, with state officials hoping it will be successful in decreasing the odds of a whooping cough outbreak among infants and young children.

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Doctors Offer Tips To Ease Computer Vision Syndrome

Posted: 09/29/2010 - Doctors are now saying that extended periods of time staring at computers and smart phones may lead to Computer Vision Syndrome. There’s not a lot most people can do about the time they spend staring at a computer screen, but there are things that can be done to help the eyes feel better.

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Aggressive form of Rabies found in Pueblo

Posted: 09/28/2010 - Officials at the Pueblo City-County Health Department say they've discovered a more aggressive form of rabies in a skunk in the city. Flyers are being put up in the area where it was found to warn neighbors to be alert.

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Men Advised To Get Screened For Breast Cancer

Posted: 09/27/2010 - But now doctors say that it’s also important for men to get routine breast exams. Between 1,000-2,000 men are expected to get breast cancer in 2010.

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