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27-year-old writes inspiring letter from her deathbed
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NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia — People across the globe are reacting to a heartbreaking, inspiring letter written by a 27-year-old Australian woman while on her deathbed. Holly Butcher died last week after battling Ewing’s sarcoma, a rare form of cancer that affects mostly young people, News.com.au reports. But before her death, she wrote a letter, […]

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Alex Trebek has brain surgery, takes medical leave from ‘Jeopardy!’
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LOS ANGELES — “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek is taking a break from the popular game show to recover from brain surgery. Trebek said he is taking medical leave after undergoing surgery to remove a subdural hematoma that formed after he fell and hit his head in October. “Some of you may have heard by now […]

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Five rad ski resorts that are a direct flight away from Denver
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For some Colorado powder hounds, leaving the state to ski is practically sacrilegious. After all, there’s a reason multitudes fly here every winter from elsewhere to experience Colorado’s storied mountains and deep snow. But with traffic worsening and the inclusion of world-class resorts on popular ski passes, there’s never been a better time to venture […]

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Customers at Utah 7-Eleven store might be exposed to hepatitis A
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WEST JORDAN, Utah — Health officials say people who went to a 7-Eleven store in Utah within the past two weeks might have been exposed to hepatitis A. Officials say an employee worked at the store in West Jordan between Dec. 26 and Jan. 3 while ill and potentially handled certain items in the store. […]

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Carla Madison Recreation Center near City Park is officially open
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Denver city officials cut the ribbon Monday on the city’s first truly urban-style recreation center, opening a marquee building that is expected to become the most popular in the city’s 28-facility system. The Carla Madison Recreation Center, a $44 million project built at East Colfax Avenue and Josephine Street, has two pool areas on a […]

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Cost of Insulin to be debated by Colorado Lawmakers
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DENVER – When Lawmakers reconvene in Denver for the General Assembly session in January, one of the many topics up for debate will be the cost of insulin. As the Fox 31 problem Solvers have highlighted previously, the cost of insulin has more than doubled in the last five years. For instance, a vial of […]

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Reusable water bottles a magnet for germs
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If hitting the gym more often is part of your 2018 resolution, you may need to add cleaning your water bottle to that list. Bacteria thrives in moisture and may be crawling on your trusty thirst quencher.

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