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Southern Colorado Family Marvels At Progress of Little One

Updated: 08/23/2010 - As any parent knows, when your baby is growing up, it's all about the little things... things like rolling over, crawling and first words. Those little things are extra special for one southern Colorado family, after their little one made an extra early entrance into the world.

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Man Dies After Donating Liver to Brother

Updated: 08/13/2010 - A South Dakota man who donated part of his liver to his brother has died, temporarily halting live donor liver transplants at The University of Colorado Hospital.

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FDA Panel Favors Glaxo Epilepsy Drug

Posted: 08/11/2010 - Federal health advisers say GlaxoSmithKline's epilepsy drug Potiga appears effective in controlling seizures.

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Female Circumcision Victims Seek Out CO Doctor

Posted: 08/10/2010 - A picturesque southern Colorado town known for decades as the sex-change capital of the world is becoming a beacon for victims of female genital mutilation.

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Pet Food Could Make Kids Sick

Posted: 08/09/2010 - Keep young kids away from the pet food. That advice comes from researchers who are reporting the first known salmonella outbreak in humans linked to dry pet food.

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New Studies: Mouth-To-Mouth Not Always Necessary in CPR

Updated: 07/29/2010 - New studies in the New England Journal of Medicine may soon change the way we're taught how to save lives. The studies say "hands-only" chest compression CPR, in the case of a heart attack on an adult, is enough, without mouth-to-mouth.

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Army: Rising Suicide Rate Reflects Risk-Taking

Posted: 07/29/2010 - An Army report on the record number of soldier suicides says the trend is part of a rise in risky behavior including drunk driving and drug abuse in a military stretched to the breaking point by the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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Child Passenger Safety Law About to Change

Posted: 07/29/2010 - A state law aimed at making car-travel safer for our kids is about to change. It's Colorado's Child Passenger Safety law, and the new regulations go into effect on August 1st, 2010.

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FDA Panel Wants More Restrictions On Painkillers

Posted: 07/23/2010 - Federal health advisers say a government proposal to curb misuse of powerful painkillers does not go far enough to fix a problem linked to hundreds of fatal overdoses annually.

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Lawmakers Object to Cutting Federal Lab's Budget

Posted: 07/23/2010 - Members of Colorado's congressional delegation are rallying to fend off a 70 percent cut in funding for a federal lab in Fort Collins researching such infectious diseases as West Nile virus and yellow fever.

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Anti-AIDS Gel Helps Prevent Infection, Study Finds

Posted: 07/19/2010 - Researchers are reporting a breakthrough against AIDS. A vaginal gel containing an AIDS drug cut in half a woman's chances of getting HIV from an infected partner.

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Bat Tests Positive for Rabies in Pueblo

Updated: 07/15/2010 - A bat has tested positive for rabies in Pueblo. It's important that everyone protect themselves and their pets from wild animals that carry rabies.

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