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Flu leaves 4-year-old Iowa girl blind; Parents: 'Get your child vaccinated'
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IOWA– A 4-year-old girl in Iowa nearly died and is now blind because of the flu, and her parents have a message: Get your child vaccinated. “If I can stop one child from getting sick, that’s what I want to do,” said Amanda Phillips. “It’s terrible to see your child suffer like this.” Jade DeLucia, […]

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Colorado teen says she was burned by 'Yes To' brand face mask, now recalled
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HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. – A local teenager has a warning after she says a popular face mask left her with burns. Now the “Yes To” company has pulled the product as part of a national recall. “I’ve used these products so many times and nothing has happened to my skin,” Hayden Cook said. 13-year-old Hayden […]

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Seven sunscreen chemicals enter bloodstream after one use, FDA says, but don't abandon sun protection
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After a single application, a total of seven chemicals commonly found in sunscreens can be absorbed into the bloodstream at levels that exceed safety thresholds, according to studies by the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, an arm of the US Food and Drug Administration. “What is most alarming about these findings is that chemicals […]

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$10K watch left anonymously in Aspen lost-and-found
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ASPEN, Colo. — While the main function of a watch is to keep time, for Barry Gustin, his watches are a symbol of the time he’s spent with his wife of 38 years. So when the doctor from Berkeley, California, lost one of his prize possessions somewhere on the 675 acres of Aspen Mountain during […]

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It may be winter but reservations are now open for Hanging Lake this summer
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Given that Colorado ski mountains received 3-5 feet of snow in recent days, this might not seem like the time to start planning summer hikes. But if your goals include hiking to spectacular Hanging Lake in Glenwood Canyon, you might want to think about making reservations now. This is the second year of an impact […]

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New push to expand coverage for fertility treatments moves forward at Colorado Capitol
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DENVER – A bill to expand insurance coverage for fertility treatments in Colorado passed out of committee in the state House of Representatives Wednesday.  The Colorado Building Families Act is sponsored by Reps. Leslie Herod (D-Denver) and Kerry Tipper (D-Lakewood). The bill would require health benefit plans regulated through the division of insurance to cover diagnosis, […]

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PHOTOS: You wish you were as cool as these Colorado skiers from the ’80s
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Here in The Know Outdoors newsroom, we all gathered around one computer to gasp at the photo of Smoothie Hancock and Happy Ryan relaxing on the top of their bus, Bertha. “I will never be that cool,” our editor, Beth Rankin, proclaimed. So with this in mind, we decided to rummage through the rest of […]

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