Colorado

New laser technology replaces needle for some dental operations
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DENVER — Many people absolutely dread going to the dentist, but some say a dental laser is easing patient anxiety by eliminating the need for needles and drills. Dr.  Matthew Wimmer uses the Solea dental laser made by Convergent Dental to treat problems like cavities at his practice in Centennial. “It really has been a […]

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FDA approves ketamine-like nasal spray for depression
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WASHINGTON — A mind-altering medication related to the club drug Special K won U.S. approval Tuesday for patients with hard-to-treat depression, the first in a series of long-overlooked substances being reconsidered for severe forms of mental illness. The nasal spray from Johnson & Johnson is a chemical cousin of ketamine, which has been used for […]

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New lifts, other changes to expect at Colorado ski resorts next season
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There’s still plenty left to what has become a spectacular ski season in Colorado, but we’ve reached the time of year when resorts begin announcing their improvement plans for next season. You know, just in case you might be tempted to buy one of their 2019-20 season passes that just went on sale. So far […]

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Metro-area boy gets pneumonia after inhaling popcorn; mom shares warning for parents
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PARKER, Colo. – A Parker family’s Facebook post is getting international attention for its warning about popcorn. Nicole and Jake Goddard have three children. Every weekend they like to pop a big bowl of popcorn, sit down on the couch and watch a movie as a family. They say their recent viewing of “Mrs. Doubtfire” […]

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PHOTOS: Horses pull skiers down the road during 71st annual Leadville Ski Joring weekend
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Locals and visitors alike gathered in Leadville this past weekend to watch horses pull skiers down Harrison Avenue during the 71st annual Leadville Ski Joring weekend competition. Skijoring, which has its origins as a competitive sport in Scandinavia, has been adapted over the years to include jumps, slalom gates and spearing rings for points. Leadville […]

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More people are going to work sick and spreading flu symptoms, doctors say
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DENVER — Widespread flu has been reported in 48 states and doctors believe that people are still going to work and school spreading the virus. According to the CDC, Colorado currently ranks as one of the high risk states for flu like activity with more than 2,000 hospitalizations and two deaths during this flu season. […]

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“Beercat” is bringing craft beer slopeside at Colorado ski resorts this spring
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Spring skiing is going to be a little more hoppy for fans of craft beer when 10 Barrel Brewing brings its new “Beercat” to three Colorado mountains in March. The Beercat is a “mini-pub” that will make its way around eight western ski mountains on a snow cat. It will visit Aspen (March 15), Eldora […]

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