Colorado

Sleeping with lights on and weight gain in women linked in new study
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Keeping a lot of light on while you snooze — such as from a television or bright nightlight — has been linked with an increased risk of weight gain and obesity. Specifically, sleeping with a television or light on in the room was positively associated with gaining five kilograms, or 11 pounds, over a five-year […]

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It’s tick season in Colorado. Here’s what you need to know.
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Tick season is here, and a moist spring may mean there will be more of them this year. To find out what you need to know to avoid tick-born illnesses when you venture into the outdoors, we spoke to Dr. Rachel Herlihy, state communicable disease epidemiologist for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. […]

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Colorado a step closer to adopting health reinsurance plan
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DENVER— Colorado is a step closer to creating a program designed to lower health insurance premiums on the Affordable Care Act individual market. If approved by federal officials in Washington, D.C., a state reinsurance program could help about 250,000 Coloradans who buy health coverage on the market set up under former President Barack Obama’s health […]

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Hikers report Colorado’s Hanging Lake isn’t overcrowded
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GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Surveys indicate that most hikers to a popular scenic Colorado lake say they don’t think the trail is too crowded. The Post Independent reported Sunday that a survey conducted of 1,100 people after they hiked to Hanging Lake in Glenwood Canyon shows that more than 95% did not think it was overcrowded. […]

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Restaurant Report Card: Food being held at unsafe temperatures a common problem
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DENVER — Each week, FOX31 and Channel 2 report on recent health inspections for restaurants in the Denver area. This week, we featured three locations in Denver. Two failed and one is a winner. Little India (Alamo Placita location) The restaurant failed with nine critical health code violation in April. The mistakes include: Inspector ordered […]

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Perdue recalls 31,000 pounds of chicken for possible contamination with ‘bone material’
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Perdue Foods is recalling 31,703 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products that may be contaminated with pieces of “bone material,” the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Friday. The fully cooked chicken items were produced March 21 and shipped to stores nationwide, according to the FSIS. All recalled products have the number “EST. P-369” […]

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MINDBODY  Celebrates Global Wellness Day
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DENVER -To celebrate Global Wellness Day, MINDBODY is bringing Denver’s wellness industry together by offering ‘mashup’ services throughout the day. Bookable through the MINDBODY app for free, Denver community members will have the opportunity to experience unique wellness mashups (think Meditation & Manicures, Barre & Boost (B12 shots), HIIT & Hand Facials and Spin & […]

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