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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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Number Of Fat People In U.S. To Grow, Report Says

Posted: 09/23/2010 - A new study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development warns that citizens of the world's richest countries are getting fatter and fatter, with the United States leading the charge.

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Senior Citizens Receive Oral Care Assistance

Updated: 09/23/2010 - Senior citizens in need of oral care will have the chance to get it Thursday and Friday thanks to an award-winning local non-profit organization.

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Insurance Reform Starts Thursday

Updated: 09/23/2010 - The nation's new health care law turns six months old today, and the milestone brings some new benefits that Americans can grasp.

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Egg Companies to Apologize for Outbreak

Updated: 09/22/2010 - The owner of an Iowa egg company says that he was "horrified" to learn that his eggs may have sickened as many as 1,600 people in an outbreak of salmonella poisoning.

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Medical Pot Zoning Rules Decision Postponed

Posted: 09/16/2010 - After taking comments Thursday on new regulations for the Colorado Springs medical marijuana industry, a planning commision put off a vote until November 18.

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Fort Carson Soldiers Work To Save Afghan Child's Life

Updated: 09/16/2010 - A six-month-old Afghan boy and soldiers from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division have formed an unlikely bond, as a team of medics have pulled together in an attempt to save the child’s life.

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Proposal Would Buffer Churches from Pot Shops

Posted: 09/15/2010 - Colorado Springs medical marijuana businesses are worried they'll have to close if proposed zoning rules restrict their distance to churches, synagogues and mosques in one of the state's most conservative cities.

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Recall Boosts Interest in Local Egg Farm

Posted: 08/27/2010 - With food scares like this month's massive egg recall, people become a little more aware of how the food they eat is processed and where it comes from.

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Health Overhaul Question Headed to CO Ballot

Posted: 08/26/2010 - Coloradans will get to weigh in on the health care overhaul this fall with a ballot measure that attempts to block the government from requiring people to have health insurance.

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Report: Military Needs New Office to Stem Suicides

Posted: 08/24/2010 - A new report says the Pentagon needs to establish a new office of suicide prevention to help the military services stem the high rate of self-inflicted deaths among troops.

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McDonald's Tops "Worst Fast-Food Kids Meals" List

Posted: 08/25/2010 - According to the nonprofit Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, McDonald’s Mighty Kids Meal has topped a list of the five "most unhealthful" fast-food meals.

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Deli Meat Recall

Updated: 08/24/2010 - The government is recalling 380,000 pounds of deli meat.

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