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Deadly ‘zombie’ deer disease in Colorado, other states could eventually spread to humans
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ST. PAUL, Minn. — Experts are warning that a deadly disease affecting deer in 24 states — including Colorado — and two Canadian provinces could spread to humans. Last week, experts from the University of Minnesota told lawmakers at the Minnesota State Capitol about the dangers of chronic wasting disease, according to the Twin Cities […]

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New food code strives to better protect public from food poisoning
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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Colorado restaurants are being held to a higher standard after changes to the state’s food rules and regulations. Last year,salmonella outbreaks sickened dozens of people at restaurants across Denver metro counties prompting Colorado’s Board of Health to adopt changes. Maria Montes says her daughter came painfully close to dying from salmonella poisoning.  “She […]

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Salmonella outbreak tied to raw turkey expands with 63 more illnesses
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Sixty-three more people have been infected with salmonella linked to raw turkey products in an outbreak that began in November 2017, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday. There have been 279 reported cases of salmonella associated with raw turkey in 41 states and the District of Columbia as of December 21. Of those, […]

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CDC: This year’s flu shot is less than 50 percent effective in preventing infection
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ATLANTA — Don’t let your guard down: The U.S. flu season is expected to continue for several more weeks, with activity across the nation now elevated, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday. A flu shot is still recommended for those who have neglected to get one, but the CDC estimated this year’s vaccine’s […]

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Watermelon water recalled because of possible plastic pieces
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A company recalling its watermelon water over concerns it contains plastic. “World Waters LLC” is voluntarily recalling a total of 18 lots of the original watermelon-flavored water 12-packs sent to retailers, including Walmart, between December and February. The company says soft plastic may be loosely floating in some products and the plastic could be a choking […]

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Seven Colorado hospitals rank top in nation
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DENVER — Colorado has seven hospitals ranking in the top 250 of Healthgrade America’s Best Hospitals, for 2019. Healthgrade, an online resource analyzing information about physicians and hospitals’ top 50 hospitals includes Lutheran Medical Center of Wheat Ridge, Good Samaritan Medical Center in Lafayette and North Colorado Medical Center located in Greeley. These institutions are in the […]

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Restaurant Report Card: Upscale metro Denver restaurants fail health code inspections
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The Palate Food and Wine Bar The Greenwood Village restaurant failed our report card with 12 health code violations on Nov. 29, 2018. The issues include: Dead and live mussels were stored together Garlic-and-oil mixture was thrown out because it was held wrong temperature Smoked salmon was thrown out for being stored with raw chicken […]

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