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Boil Water Order Lifted In Alamosa

Updated: 04/11/2008 - Gov. Bill Ritter announced that the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has lifted the state-imposed “boil water order” for the city of Alamosa.

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Free Health Screenings For Pueblo Residents

Posted: 04/11/2008 - Heart disease is the number one killer in Pueblo, for both men and women. Now the City-County Health department is trying to raise awareness about the importance of heart health, by providing free screenings.

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Lawmakers Consider New Bill for Uninsured

Posted: 04/09/2008 - State lawmakers are considering whether to ask health insurers to help provide coverage for people who are currently uninsured.

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Harry and David Recall Espresso Beans

Posted: 04/08/2008 - Harry and David is recalling it's Chocolate-Covered Select Blend Espresso Beans because they may cause an allergic reaction.

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Research On Worst Skin Cancer Struggling

Posted: 04/07/2008 - The deadliest form of skin cancer is providing a glimpse into the desperate intersection of research dollars and the suffering wrought by rare diseases.

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Fruit Recall Expanded

Posted: 04/01/2008 - The Colorado Division of Health and Environment has expanded the recall of South American cantaloupes suspected of carrying Salmonella.

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Free Cholesterol and Heart Disease Screenings

Posted: 03/31/2008 - Free Cholesterol and Heart Disease Screenings for uninsured adults is available through the end of May 2008 from the Pueblo City-County Health Department. Screenings are available for individuals and groups. Call today for an appointment 583-9903.

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Study: Cholesterol Drug Vytorin Does Not Do What It Claims

Posted: 03/31/2008 - A new study on the effects of Vytorin suggests the popular cholesterol drug does nothing to keep plaque from clogging up arteries. The research followed a group of 720 people with super high cholesterol says it appears the drug does "zilch" when it comes to limiting the buildup of plaque.

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A Daily Beer May Be Good For The Heart

Posted: 03/27/2008 - A study from the University of California-Davis, found small amounts of beer helped men and women decrease their risk of heart attack and stroke by nearly 40 percent.

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Birth Control Pill For Men

Posted: 03/27/2008 - A birth control pill for men? A new study says it could be available in the United States as early as next year.

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Alamosa Families Coping Without Tap Water

Updated: 03/27/2008 - Marlene Gomez prepared dinner for her family of six, as she does every evening. But Tuesday's main ingredient will be several bottles of water, instead of the more convenient tap.

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Water System Cleaning Begins

Updated: 03/27/2008 - Crews in Alamosa have started pumping high concentrations of chlorine into Alamosa's municipal water system in an effort to rid it of salmonella bacteria that has sickened nearly 250 people.

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Sugar Partly to Blame for Student Illnesses

Updated: 03/24/2008 - Health Officials from the San Juan Health Department say too much sugar and exercise are likely the causes of thirteen students falling ill at Miller Middle School in Durango Thursday.

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Governor’s Fit Challenge Kicks Off In Colorado

Posted: 03/20/2008 - All Americans ages 6 and older are encouraged to join the Challenge, be active five days a week, and log their activity on their personal activity tracker for six weeks.

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