Colorado

Aurora hospital seeing spike in mental health patients during holidays
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AURORA, Colo. — There’s a real need for mental health programs and institutions. The Medical Center of Aurora turns away hundreds of patients every month because they don’t have the capacity to help everyone. “Our volume has increased more or less near ten fold over the last few months,” Jeff Johnson with The Medical Center […]

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FDA issues warning about teething necklaces, bracelets after death of 18-month-old
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday issued a warning about the safety risks of teething necklaces and bracelets. The FDA said parents, caregivers and health care providers should not use the jewelry to relieve teething pain in children or to provide sensory stimulation to persons with special needs, such as autism […]

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A primer to cross country skiing in Colorado for the uninitiated
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Downhill skiing is an awesome sport but, let’s face it, it comes with some hassles. Usually there are lines to get on the lifts. Slopes, lodges and parking lots get overcrowded, detracting from the solitude we seek in the mountains. Maybe, then, this is the winter you ought to give cross country skiing a try. […]

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Black, pink and white slime in ice machine one way to get Restaurant Report Card ‘F’
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DENVER — Every week, FOX31 and Channel 2 looks at health inspections at restaurants in metro Denver and along the Front Range. Pho Le – Denver The restaurant fails Restaurant Report Card with 13 critical health code violations during an inspection in late November. The mistakes included: Grease, grime and food debris built up in […]

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New Denver rehab center takes action to address opioid crisis
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DENVER — A Denver clinic is hoping to play a role in addressing the opioid crisis. Urban Peaks Rehab recently opened their office near Lafayette Street and East Colfax Avenue. They offer an environment that focuses on allowing addicts to feel understood. According to clinic manager, Kristin Barbieri, every staff member is in drug addiction […]

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Winter Park ski train gets lounge car with beer, wine and intoxicating views
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The mood on the Winter Park Express ski train will be a little more spirited when service begins in January, thanks to the addition of a lounge car that not only will offer snacks and refreshments but beer and wine. The views will be intoxicating as well. The new railcar will be a two-level Amtrak […]

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Lyft brings back “Ski Rack Mode,” adds more Colorado ski areas
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By Bryce Martin, Sky-Hi News Skiers and boarders will have, for the second year, a new ride type through the Lyft ride-sharing app, allowing them to navigate Colorado’s best ski resorts without the added stress of driving in the winter. Lyft launched the new program for passengers and drivers in 2017 called Ski Rack Mode, extending […]

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