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62,000 pounds of raw meat recalled just days before Memorial Day
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AURORA, Ill. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service has issued a recall for more than 62,000 pounds of raw beef because of E. coli concerns. The meat was packaged at the Aurora Packing Company, Inc. in North Aurora, Illinois, on April 19, but was shipped nationwide for distribution. According to the […]

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New Colorado law caps insulin copays to $100 a month
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DENVER — Gov. Jared Polis signed into law Wednesday a measure aimed at addressing the cost of insulin. Now: @GovofCO @jaredpolis signs bill to limit the cost of insulin Co-pays to $100 a month #coleg #copolitics #kdvr #Insulin4all pic.twitter.com/ND2vlHOZtV — Joe St. George (@JoeStGeorge) May 22, 2019 The new law caps copayments of insulin to […]

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Study: CBD effective in treating heroin addiction
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WASHINGTON — Cannabidiol, the non-psychoactive ingredient in hemp and marijuana, could treat opioid addiction, a study says. Given to patients with heroin addiction, cannabidiol, also known as CBD, reduced their cravings for the illicit drug as well as their levels of anxiety. “The intense craving is what drives the drug use,” said Yasmin Hurd, the […]

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Colorado families shoot anti-vaping PSAs with humor
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DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — Health officials call it an epidemic: 50 percent of high school seniors in Douglas County say they have used vape products. Now, a group of concerned teens and parents is helping to educate the community with public service announcements that are airing on local TV stations and on YouTube. The teens […]

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FDA recalls tattoo inks contaminated with potentially harmful bacteria
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WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration has a warning for people who have tattoos or are planning to get them. Six kinds of tattoo inks were recalled Wednesday after recent inspections found bacteria that could be harmful human health. The bacteria could lead to infection and serious health injuries if injected into the skin. […]

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Restaurant Report Card: Food safety classes required at both failed locations
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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 one failed location in Lower Downtown, one failed location in Jefferson County and a winner in Lakewood. Fogo De Chão (LoDo location) The Brazilian steakhouse failed with nine critical health code violations […]

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If you’re dumb, there are lots of good ways to have a bad time at a national park
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By John Kelly, The Washington Post Frankly, I’m amazed anyone gets out of Yellowstone alive. The national park was the place readers mentioned most often when I invited them to share unsafe tourist behavior they’ve observed. Bridget Collins went to Yellowstone in 2002. Like every visitor, she was handed a packet of information when she arrived. […]

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