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FDA: Common blood pressure drugs recalled for possible cancer risk
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WASHINGTON — The manufacturer of common drugs used to treat blood pressure issues has issued a voluntary recall, according to the Food and Drug Administration. Teva Pharmaceuticals said all lots of Amlodipine/Valsartan combination tablets and Amlodipine/Valsartan/Hydrochlorothiazide combination tablets are being voluntarily recalled due to an impurity detected above specification limits in an active ingredient manufactured by […]

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PHOTOS: U.S. Paralympic gold medalist snowboarder surprises young athletes with new gear
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Mike Schultz, a U.S. Paralympic gold medalist in snowboarding, surprised nine young athletes with disabilities with new adaptive equipment Thursday, Dec. 6, at Breckenridge Ski Resort. The program is sponsored by Disabled Sports USA, one of the nation’s largest winter sports festivals for people with disabilities. The week-long event includes skiing and snowboarding lessons. Check […]

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Cornea-eating parasite latches onto contact lens of Colorado mom, causing blindness
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AURORA, Colo. — Hindsight is 20/20, but Stacey Peoples is just thankful she can even see at all. “It’s unbelievable going from being blind to being able to see. It’s like out of the Bible,” said Peoples. Stacey’s story begins in June 2014. She was at a pool in Aurora with her 4 year-old when […]

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Torchlight parades, skiing Santas and other holiday celebrations at Colorado resorts
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Looks like Santa Claus will be skiing powder when he visits Colorado ski resorts this month, bringing cheer to their annual holiday festivities. With abundant natural snow making this one of the best early seasons in years, Christmas and New Year’s Eve celebrations in ski country could become the stuff of epic memories. Santa will […]

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Australian researchers develop 10-minute cancer test
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SYDNEY — Researchers in Australia have developed a 10-minute test that can detect the presence of cancer cells anywhere in the human body, according to a published study. The test was developed after researchers from the University of Queensland found that cancer forms a unique DNA structure when placed in water. The test works by identifying […]

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Gear shop Feral reborn in old movie theater after $100K crowdfunding
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Thanks to a swell of community support in a crowdfunding campaign that raised more than $100,000, Feral mountain gear owner Jimmy Funkhouser will unveil the store’s new location Saturday morning with a grand re-opening that will include free pancakes. “I don’t really know exactly how I’m going to feel, but I know it’s going to be emotional, […]

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Red Gerard, Chloe Kim and everyone else you’ll see at this year’s Dew Tour in Breckenridge
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compThe boarders. The skiers. The neon goggles. The Dew is back. Y’all ready for this? The Dew Tour returns to Breckenridge Dec. 13-16, bringing with it some of the world’s best boarders and skiers. I’m talking Colorado Olympians Red Gerard, Alex Ferreira, Gus Kenworthy, Arielle Gold and Birk Irving (youth Olympian). There are plenty of […]

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