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Regulators Cracking Down On Cantaloupe Farmers

Posted: 02/27/2013 - Federal regulators are offering help to state inspectors, warning cantaloupe farmers and packers that they will be testing melons for pathogens this year after two years of illness and recalls.

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Increase in Teen Driving Deaths

Posted: 02/26/2013 - Safety officials say deaths of teen drivers increased sharply in the first six months of last year, reversing a decade-long trend.

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Mediterranean-Style Diets Found To Cut Heart Risks

Posted: 02/25/2013 - One of the longest and most scientific tests of a Mediterranean diet suggests this style of eating can cut the chance of suffering heart-related problems, especially strokes, in older people at high risk of them.

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CDC: 11 Percent Of Adult's Calories Come From Fast Food

Posted: 02/22/2013 - How much fast food do U.S. adults eat each day? According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 11.3 percent of daily calories consumed by adults in 2007 through 2010 came from fast food.

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Fried Foods Have Similar Impact On Your Liver As Hepatitis

Posted: 02/16/2013 - "The Doctors" revealed study findings that found regular consumption of fast food items like fried chicken and onion rings are particularly bad for your liver, and these fried foods have many surprising complications and dangers for the people that consume them.

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Use Of "Morning After Pill" On The Rise: CDC

Posted: 02/14/2013 - About 1-in-9 younger women have used the morning-after pill after sex, according to the first government report to focus on emergency contraception since its approval 15 years ago.

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Woman Dies From Drinking Too Much Soda

Posted: 02/13/2013 - Soft-drink makers should consider adding health warnings. That's what a coroner has ruled, after determining a 2-gallon-a-day Coca-Cola habit was a "substantial factor" in a woman's death.

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CU Boulder To Go Smoke Free

Posted: 01/29/2013 - CU Boulder is about to go smoke-free, with a new campus-wide smoking ban.

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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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