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Painkiller Shortage Rough On Patients; Pharmacists

Updated: 02/20/2009 - Doctors could prescribe a well-known painkiller, but pharmacists say that doesn't mean they'll have it on their shelves. A shortage of Oxycodone is hitting close to home.

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Fat Recipes

Posted: 02/18/2009 - Eating at home can save you some cash. But a study warns that relying on cookbooks to prepare food can be a recipe for disaster -- in terms of calories.

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Florida Smoker's Widow Gets $6.3M in Damages

Posted: 02/18/2009 - A Florida jury has ordered Philip Morris to pay $6.3 million in damages to the widow of a smoker who died of lung cancer in a case that could set a standard for some 8,000 similar lawsuits in the state.

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New Health Benefit of Coffee

Posted: 02/17/2009 - Ladies, fill up that cup of joe. Research shows it is a great way to start your day. In fact, a new medical development may have you refilling that cup a few times.

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Liquid Calories Can Add Pounds

Posted: 02/16/2009 - If you’re watching your waistline, don’t forget to count what you drink. Here’s why keeping track of your liquid calories is important as well.

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Bacteria Woes for Swimmers

Posted: 02/16/2009 - There's a reason you've heard you should shower off before and after taking a swim. New research shows the germs you could be bringing home.

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Gestures Encourage Vocabulary for Toddlers

Posted: 02/16/2009 - A new report wants you to do more than just talk to your toddler. It turns out, you can help your baby become smarter with some simple hand gestures.

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Growing Mental Illness in Youth

Updated: 02/16/2009 - As mental illness increases in American youth, a new survey has been released on the cost of treatment. That number has prompted a new call for action to get to the root of the problem.

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Survey: Peanut Recall Known But Misunderstood

Posted: 02/13/2009 - A Harvard survey has found that most Americans know about a peanut-driven national salmonella outbreak but many are wrong about what products are involved.

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School Helps Boy Diagnosed With Rare Blood Disorder

Updated: 02/12/2009 - Simon Wright went for a routine doctor's visit about a skin rash and was given much more serious news. Simon quickly went from the emergency room to the cancer center.

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Skipping Prescriptions to Save Money

Posted: 02/12/2009 - It's another sign of these tough economic times. More Americans are skipping much-needed prescriptions in order to save money.

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Denver Ice Cream Maker Recalls 2 Flavors

Posted: 02/11/2009 - Liks Ice Cream Parlor Inc. says it has recalled its Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup and Vanilla Peanut Butter Cup ice cream. Liks says the recall is voluntary and no reports of illness have been linked to its ice cream.

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Shaken Baby Syndrome Demonstration

Posted: 02/11/2009 - There have been an alarming number of recent child abuse cases in El Paso County involving infants. Now, one organization is trying to raise awareness about Shaken Baby Syndrome.

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At-Home Testing for Fetus Gender

Posted: 02/11/2009 - Wondering what color to paint your nursery, if you're expecting a baby and don't want to get an ultra-sound? There's an easy test you can do in the privacy of your own home to find out your baby's gender.

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