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24,000 Cribs Recalled, Parents Warned

Posted: 02/28/2008 - 24,000 cribs were recalled Thursday, as safety officials also issued a warning to parents about pillows and soft bedding that can suffocate infants.

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Flu Outbreak Closes School

Updated: 02/28/2008 - Another Southern Colorado school is closing its doors because of a flu outbreak. Pikes Peak School of Expeditionary Learning has cancelled classes for Friday.

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Eating Bugs Good For Your Health

Posted: 02/24/2008 - Some scientists think the world would be better off if more people had an appetite for bugs.

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143 Million Pounds of Beef Recalled

Updated: 02/18/2008 - It's the largest beef recall in U.S. history. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is calling back 143 million pounds of frozen beef from a Southern California slaughterhouse that's being investigated for mistreating cattle.

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Pueblo Tuberculosis Death Investigation Closed

Posted: 02/13/2008 - A 7 month long investigation into the potential contraction of tuberculosis by students and staff at Colorado State University-Pueblo has been closed after no tests returned positive for active TB.

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School Closes Its Doors To Disinfect

Updated: 02/26/2008 - A Colorado Springs school is taking some sick days. James Irwin Elementary School is shutting their doors for a couple of days. Apparently, the flu bug has been going around and the school wanted some time to disinfect.

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Colorado Company Recalls Popcorn

Posted: 02/11/2008 - The federal Food and Drug Administration says Rocky Mountain Popcorn Co. has voluntarily recalled more than 1,600 bags of ready-to-eat low-fat caramel popcorn.

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Eat, Drink and Be Wary

Updated: 02/11/2008 - For most of us, dining out is usually a treat. But is it also a risk? You may be surprised to know the El Paso County Health Department is not inspecting restaurants as often as it should.

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The Teen Who Got A LAP-BAND

Updated: 02/05/2008 - You probably know childhood obesity is on the rise. But to what extreme would you go to get your child down to a healthy weight? Cassie Divello was only 13-years-old when she went under the knife to lose weight.

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New Health Center To Open

Updated: 02/22/2008 - Peak Vista Community Health Centers is opening a new facility in Colorado Springs, to serve more members of our community who need medical care.

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Colorado Smoking Ban Ruled Constitutional

Posted: 01/29/2008 - A federal appeals court says Colorado's smoking ban is constitutional. A coalition of bars, taverns and bowling alleys asked the court to overturn the ban, saying it discriminated against them.

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High Levels of Mercury Found in Tuna Sushi

Posted: 01/23/2008 - A recent laboratory study of tuna sushi from 20 different Manhattan restaurants found amounts of mercury that exceed the levels established as acceptable by the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Residents Warned To Boil Water Before Drinking

Posted: 01/04/2008 - Everyone in the Forest View Acres Water District near Monument is being warned not to drink water straight from the tap. A valve at the water plant failed, allowing untreated surface water to fill the storage tank.

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Tattoo Regret

Updated: 11/16/2007 - Chances are you know someone with a tattoo. In fact, tattoos are more mainstream than ever before. But not everyone who gets a tattoo is happy with the result, and end up with what's often referred to as "Tattoo Regret".

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Born Too Soon

Updated: 11/23/2007 - Parents-to-be spend months getting ready for their new arrival. But, for thousands of them, the baby comes much sooner than expected, often with heart-breaking results.

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New Online Data For Hospital Patients

Posted: 09/04/2007 - Ever wish you could check out how a hospital compares to others, before you find yourself in need of emergency care? Memorial Health System has a new feature on its website to help you do just that.

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FDA To Issue New Sunscreen Guidelines

Posted: 07/25/2007 - The labels can be confusing and misleading. The Food and Drug Administration is expected to issue new sunscreen guidelines soon. But in the meantime, dermatologists recommend using a sunscreen with both UVA and UVB protection. Video

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