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Map shows connections between traffic-related air pollution, childhood asthma in Denver area
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DENVER — A study published this month mapped the parts of the country that have strong connections between traffic-related air pollution and childhood asthma. The interactive map shows Denver and the surrounding counties with a high percentage. That’s no surprise to Dr. Kristin Woodward. “Certain chemicals in the pollution — like nitrogen dioxide and ozone, […]

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Denver Broncos are throwing a draft party at a ski area this Saturday — and the lift tickets are cheap
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You could watch the third day of the NFL draft on Saturday while sprawled on your sofa, but wouldn’t you rather be part of the draft at a ski area party? The Broncos and the folks at Winter Park Resort are betting you might, so the team will announce its four fourth- and fifth-round picks live […]

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The things that I love (and hate) about Moab
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As good as the skiing has been, I needed a four-day weekend in the desert to melt away my end-of-winter blues. Multiple hours of hiking and biking last weekend gave me plenty of time to think of my love/hate relationship with the Greater Moab Desert Area. I have loved the canyon country and what it […]

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Connecting with nature can help kids have better behavior and social skills
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DENVER — On Earth Day, it’s a good day for parents to remind their children to think about ways their actions can impact the earth. But with so many distractions such as tablets, smart phones and video games it can be hard for parents to get their children outside. However, according to a recent study, […]

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Measles are on pace to set a record for the most illness in 25 years
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NEW YORK — U.S. measles cases have surged again, and are on pace to set a record for most illnesses in 25 years. Health officials on Monday said 555 measles cases have been confirmed so far this year, up from 465 as of a week ago. The 2019 tally is already the most since 2014, […]

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Healthy Snacking
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DENVER – We all snack and it’s good to snack, but it’s best to snack when you’re hungry and not overly hungry. The trick to snacking right is to choose a snack that is truly satisfying. For instance crackers or chips eaten by themselves, that are low in fiber, can lead to eating a whole […]

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Restaurant Report Card: Food safety classes, certified manager needed at failed locations
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Each week, FOX31 and Channel 2 report on recent health inspections for restaurants in the Denver area. The week’s Restaurant Report Card features three restaurants: two in Denver and one in Lakewood. French Press Café and Bakery The Lakewood location failed with eight health code violations in March. The mistakes include: No food manager on […]

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