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Radiation To Be Used On Spinach, Lettuce

Updated: 08/21/2008 - The Food and Drug Administration has determined that modern irradiation techniques kill food-poisoning germs without compromising the safety or nutrient value of raw spinach and lettuce.

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Fewer Women In Their Forties Have Children

Updated: 08/19/2008 - More women in their early 40's are childless, and those who are having children are having fewer than ever before, the Census Bureau says.

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Steps To A Healthier Pueblo

Posted: 08/12/2008 - A healthier and more active community. That's the goal of city and county leaders in Pueblo as they take to the streets to see how they can change the design of Pueblo.

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Immigrant Kids Less Active Than American-Born Kids

Posted: 08/05/2008 - The study -- said to be the biggest of its kind by far -- found almost 18 percent of foreign-born children with immigrant parents got no vigorous exercise on any days of the week. And 56 percent did not take part in organized sports

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Experimental Alzheimer's Drug Shows Early Promise

Posted: 07/29/2008 - For the first time, an experimental drug shows promise for halting the progression of Alzheimer's disease by breaking up the protein tangles that clog victims' brains.

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FTC: Kids Target Of $1.6 Billion In Food Ads

Posted: 07/29/2008 - The government is battling food and beverage marketing companies in the war against childhood obesity. A report finds the companies spend more to win customers.

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Salmonella Probe Hindered By Lobbying Success

Updated: 07/25/2008 - An easing of government rules on the amount of paperwork the food industry has to keep appears to be hampering a federal probe into what caused the recent salmonella outbreak.

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King Soopers, City Market Remove Jalapenos

Updated: 07/24/2008 - The parent company of Colorado grocery chains King Soopers and City Market has removed all jalapeno peppers from its stores as a precaution.

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Cell Phone Warning About Cancer

Updated: 07/24/2008 - The head of a cancer research center is urging his faculty and staff to limit their cell phone use.

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Colorado Remains Least Obese State, CDC Reports

Posted: 07/17/2008 - Dr. William Dietz, who heads CDC's nutrition, physical activity and obesity division, says Colorado is a state with a reputation for exercise, and an elevation that causes the body to labor a bit more.

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Nestlé Recalls 199,400 Lbs. of Chicken Product

Posted: 07/15/2008 - A Nestlé Prepared Foods Company representative confirmed the recalled product may have been distributed to Colorado Safeway, King Soopers and Albertson stores, and that any remaining product was being removed from shelves.

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Consumer Groups Demand More From FDA

Posted: 07/04/2008 - As you enjoy your holiday hamburger, with or without the tomato, consumer groups say the still unsolved salmonella outbreak is further proof the Food and Drug Administration needs to be more pro-active.

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