Colorado

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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Blood pressure medication recall expands again to include losartan
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WASHINGTON — A widespread recall of common blood pressure and heart failure medications has been expanded to include more drugs containing losartan. The recall is because an “impurity” that is classified as a potential human carcinogen. The impurity, N-Nitroso-N-methyl-4-aminobutyric acid or NMBA, is also classified as a known animal carcinogen, the U.S. Food And Drug Administration […]

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Restaurant Report Card: A look at Tri-County Health’s most-fined restaurants
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ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. — Tri-County Health Department food inspectors site restaurants for repeat health code violations at locations in Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties. Below, we feature Tri-County’s most-fined locations in 2018. Los Arcos Express Inspectors cited the Federal Heights location for $1,750 in repeat violations. Health department pictures show a variety of food being […]

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34-year-old Aurora woman suffers heart attack months after having baby
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AURORA, Colo. — Thirty-four-year-old Michelle Monette is not taking life for granted after she suffered a heart attack just months after having a baby. “I was definitely very close to not making it,” Monette said. It all started on Feb. 7. Monette says she felt pain in her chest and numbness in her hands. The symptoms […]

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