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Employees’ lack of training leads to violations at places getting Restaurant Report Card ‘Fs’
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DENVER — Every week, FOX31 looks at health inspections at restaurants in metro Denver and along the Front Range. Hoongs Palace The Englewood Chinese seafood restaurant scored nine critical health code violations in August. The issues includes: Employees on cook line touching their face and hair Worker coughed into wok Dish machine not sanitizing The […]

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Colorado health department reports 14 cases of polio-like illness in children
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Watch Video DENVER — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said it has confirmed 14 cases of acute flaccid myelitis this year. All of the patients are children who have needed to be hospitalized, the department said, noting “nearly all have fully recovered.” “The state health department has been monitoring this situation closely […]

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Health company DaVita to pay $270 million over improper billing practices
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LOS ANGELES — A health care company has agreed to pay $270 million to resolve allegations it provided inaccurate information to Medicare, federal prosecutors said Monday. DaVita Medical Holdings admitted to practices that caused incorrect diagnosis codes to be submitted in order to obtain inflated payments, according to the U.S. Justice Department. California-based HealthCare Partners, […]

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Mental health advocates push for enforcement of parity law
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LITTLETON, Colo. — Blake Jones, a teenager from Littleton, had a difficult few years getting treatment for bipolar disorder and addiction. “It was real hard,” he said. He shared his story, alongside the group Mental Health Colorado, at an event at the state capital pushing for better enforcement of the parity law on the 10th […]

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Understanding the Georgia high school football death
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DENVER — Grieving continues in Georgia after a high school football player died two days after being hit in a game. Dylan Thomas, 16, suffered a head injury before collapsing on the sideline Friday night.  He suffered from swelling of the brain and died Sunday. According to the National Center for Catastrophic Sport Injury Research, […]

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Microwaving food could cause nutrient loss
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Watch Video WASHINGTON — Microwave ovens provide an easy way to quickly heat food when hunger strikes. But does the convenience of microwave cooking come at a cost by zapping nutrients out of foods? The answer might surprise you. Any kind of cooking method will result in some nutrient losses, so a better way to […]

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Flying insects, dead flies problems for restaurants getting Report Card ‘F’s’
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DENVER — Every week, FOX31 looks at health inspections at restaurants in metro Denver and along the Front Range. Wine Experience Cafe The Aurora cafe failed a health inspection with 11 critical health code violations on Aug. 24. The violations included: Flying insects Not hot water for the restroom sink No thermometer Tossed 25 pounds […]

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