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Most pregnant women aren’t getting flu and whooping cough shots, CDC warns
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Most pregnant women in the United States don’t get flu and whooping cough vaccines even though the shots are safe and recommended as part of routine prenatal care, a report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. The report said the low rates of vaccination during pregnancy could put moms-to-be and […]

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Creating Heart Pillows for Breast Cancer Patient
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and our personal craft expert Laura Kelly shows us how easy it is to bring joy to those who may need it the most. Crafting as a community and creating heart pillows for breast cancer patients causes connection and kindness naturally.  These pillows go under the arm to provide […]

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Colorado officials reveal public option proposal during meeting with hospitals, providers
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DENVER — Colorado health officials revealed the state’s proposal to develop a public health insurance option in Colorado. Officials did so after lawmakers passed legislation earlier this year calling for a well-researched draft. The plan calls for a public option to be offered beginning in 2022. Initially, it will only be offered to Coloradans who […]

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The Benefits of Probiotics
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In Greek “probiotic” literally means “for life,” but should we take probiotics for every ailment in our life? According to a new report by Acumen Research and Consulting, global probiotic sales are set to reach $78 billion by 2026, stimulated by the increasing aging population and interest among consumers in preventative health care. Marketers may […]

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Three STDs reach all-time highs in the U.S., new CDC report says
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Health officials are raising alarm about a rise in STDs across the United States. For the fifth consecutive year, combined cases of gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis have risen in the United States, according to a Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published on Tuesday. “Combined they total […]

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Hip Hop Artist to Cancer Survivor
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After a history of smoking, local rapper Joe Nipper was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2018. Less than a year later, he is a lung cancer survivor and now he’s on a mission to share his story to help the next generation on young people learn from his mistakes.    

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Restaurant Report Card: Repeat violations serious problem for failed location
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Wu’s Garden The Littleton restaurant failed our report with 8 serious health code violations in July with 4 mistakes being repeat violations. Wu’s Garden shows Fox31 their kitchen after Jefferson county inspectors find 8 serious issues A Jefferson County inspector wrote in their report the ‘owner was unable to demonstrate food safety knowledge,’ did not […]

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