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FDA: Common blood pressure drugs recalled for possible cancer risk
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WASHINGTON — The manufacturer of common drugs used to treat blood pressure issues has issued a voluntary recall, according to the Food and Drug Administration. Teva Pharmaceuticals said all lots of Amlodipine/Valsartan combination tablets and Amlodipine/Valsartan/Hydrochlorothiazide combination tablets are being voluntarily recalled due to an impurity detected above specification limits in an active ingredient manufactured by […]

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Cornea-eating parasite latches onto contact lens of Colorado mom, causing blindness
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AURORA, Colo. — Hindsight is 20/20, but Stacey Peoples is just thankful she can even see at all. “It’s unbelievable going from being blind to being able to see. It’s like out of the Bible,” said Peoples. Stacey’s story begins in June 2014. She was at a pool in Aurora with her 4 year-old when […]

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Australian researchers develop 10-minute cancer test
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SYDNEY — Researchers in Australia have developed a 10-minute test that can detect the presence of cancer cells anywhere in the human body, according to a published study. The test was developed after researchers from the University of Queensland found that cancer forms a unique DNA structure when placed in water. The test works by identifying […]

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12 million pounds of beef recalled for salmonella concerns
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WASHINGTON — JBS Tolleson, Inc. is recalling more than 12 million pounds of raw beef products that might be tainted with salmonella, the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said Tuesday. The recalled beef was produced and packaged between July 26 and Sept. 7, according to FSIS. The products have been distributed […]

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Two midwife clinics closing in Denver, Aurora in January
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DENVER — Two metro Denver midwifery clinics have announced they are closing, leaving many pregnant patients looking for care. Rose Midwifery in Denver and Colorado Nurse Midwives in Aurora will close January 31. Both are linked to HealthONE. Hospital Corporation of America is the parent company of HealthONE. Dana Nitchke is upset by the news. […]

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Rodent droppings are trouble for restaurants getting Report Card ‘Fs’
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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. Grind Kitchen + Watering Hole The restaurant in Denver failed our report card with 18 critical violations in its last two surprise health department inspection in October and April. The inspector’s findings last […]

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U.S. officials: It’s OK to eat some romaine, look for labels
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NEW YORK — It’s OK to eat some romaine lettuce again, U.S. health officials said. Just check the label. The Food and Drug Administration narrowed its blanket warning from last week, when it said people shouldn’t eat any romaine because of an E. coli outbreak. The agency said Monday the romaine linked to the outbreak […]

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