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Pueblo Smoking Ban Making a Difference

Posted: 01/01/2009 - A smoking ban in Pueblo is making a difference in the health of people there. That’s new from a study of hospitalizations.

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Flu Shot Important for Elderly

Updated: 01/01/2009 - Think you’re too old for a flu shot? Think again. New research shows getting the shot can cut your risk of the flu significantly as you get older.

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Top Health Stories of 2008

Posted: 12/31/2008 - It was a year when economic news dominated the headlines, along with a historical presidential election. But medical stories were also making front page news. Here’s a look at the top health stories of 2008.

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Tainted Milk Trials Underway in China

Posted: 12/31/2008 - Executives in China face execution if convicted in trials dealing with tainted milk. Six children were killed and more than 300,000 sickened.

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Public Polled for Healthcare Reform

Posted: 12/31/2008 - The members of Barack Obama's transistion team are polling the public for their thoughts on the biggest issues in healthcare today.

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Honesty is Best Policy in Hospital

Posted: 12/30/2008 - When families have loved ones in the hospital, a new study says it is best for doctors to be honest with them about their prognosis.

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Health Risks for Gay Teens

Posted: 12/30/2008 - There are alarming health risks coming to light for gay teens, when they have to deal with rejection from their families.

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New Health Risks for Premies

Posted: 12/30/2008 - There is new information about premature babies. Procedures they must have early in life can affect their senses in the long run.

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Diabetes Risk in Birth Weight

Posted: 12/29/2008 - There could be an early sign that your child is at a higher risk for diabetes. New research says it has to do with their birth weight.

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Diseased Elk Meat Warning

Posted: 12/26/2008 - We have a warning for you if you bought any elk meat from a northern Colorado farmer’s market. It may be diseased.

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Waist Size May Show Stroke Risk

Posted: 12/26/2008 - If your waist is getting bigger, it could be a sign that you’re at a greater danger of having a stroke. Researchers have pinpointed a new connection.

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Whole Grains + High Fat = Heart Failure

Posted: 12/26/2008 - If you’re eating your whole grains, that’s good. But combined with a high fat diet, the results could be harmful to your health.

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Weight Loss Dangers

Posted: 12/23/2008 - There are many people who want to lose weight. But a quick fix may not work like you think. In fact, some weight-loss products could be dangerous to your health.

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Pounds Count When it Comes to Heart Health

Posted: 12/23/2008 - Every pound counts when you’re trying to get healthy. That’s according to a new study. But there’s a little change you can make to help you, not only lose but also make your heart stronger.

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How Much Rest is Best?

Posted: 12/22/2008 - How much sleep do you get a night? Your answer affects more than just your focus during the day. It affects your chances of heart disease.

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Video Games Benefit Your Brain

Posted: 12/22/2008 - If your grandkids are asking for video games, you might want to pick one up for yourself. It can actually benefit your health.

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Infant Brain Tumor Contained Tiny Foot

Updated: 12/18/2008 - A pediatric neurosurgeon says a tumor he removed from the brain of a Colorado Springs infant contained a tiny foot and other partially formed body parts.

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