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Salida man survives after heart stops for almost an hour due to complications from rare infection
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AURORA, Colo. – Some people might consider Brian McNeill a walking miracle. The 38-year-old from Salida is married to his high school sweetheart, Kelsey. Together, the couple has two daughters, ages 4 and 8. Brian is an active Coloradan and considers himself a relatively healthy guy. He had his aortic valve replaced three years ago […]

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Celebrate National Walk Your Dog Day this Friday with a special walk at one of these six spots
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If every dog has his (or her) day, then Feb. 22 just might be that day. That’s National Walk Your Dog Day, which seems like a pretty good day if you’re a dog. After all, say the word “walk” to your dog right now and watch him freak out. Then, after you’ve mopped up the […]

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The highest Irish pub in North America is popping up on a Colorado ski slope for St. Patrick’s Day
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As far as drinking-holiday stunts go, Breckenridge Brewery’s latest is straight-up creative. The Littleton-based brewer today announced that Sevens in Breckenridge will get an Irish makeover for the month of March, transforming the 10,100-feet restaurant into the continent’s highest-altitude Irish pub — however briefly. No word on North America’s second-highest-altitude Irish pub, but Trip Savvy […]

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Littleton man thanks medical team at Swedish for saving life after stroke
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LITTLETON, Colo. — Dennis Haynes, of Littleton, nearly lost his life six months ago after a stroke. “It’s a matter of life and death,” said Hayne’s wife, Joyce. “It’s a wonderful, miraculous recovery is what it is.” Wednesday morning, the couple visited Swedish Medical Center’s Southwest Emergency Room in Jefferson County to thank the medical […]

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Free festival brings ice climbing, human curling and a frozen maze to downtown Denver this weekend
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When you think about ice climbing — if you’ve ever actually thought about ice climbing, that is — images come to mind of climbers moving in tandem on intricate ice formations while immersed in the beauty and silence of nature. That image will get turned on its head this weekend at Denver’s Civic Center when […]

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Ohio teen gets vaccinated despite parents’ concerns
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NORWALK, Ohio — Ethan Lindenberger grew up thinking that not being vaccinated was normal. Now 18, the Ohio resident never got a flu shot or the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine as a boy. He never had the experience of going to the pediatrician, getting pricked in the arm with a needle and then receiving […]

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Diet beverages linked to high risk of stroke, heart attacks
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WASHINGTON — More bad news for diet soda lovers: Drinking two or more of any kind of artificially sweetened drinks a day is linked to an increased risk of clot-based strokes, heart attacks and early death in women over 50, according to a study by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association. The risks were highest […]

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