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Claire’s makeup kits recalled over asbestos concerns
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Watch Video WASHINGTON — Claire’s, the accessories and makeup store, has recalled several products after a  mother sent her daughter’s kit to a lab for testing. The results came back positive for asbestos, a toxic substance that if inhaled, can cause mesothelioma, according to the National Cancer Institute. At the top of the Product and Safety […]

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Price of vital cancer drug rises 1,400 percent since 2013
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DENVER — The price of a vital drug used to fight various forms of cancer has gone up 1,400 percent, according to an investigation by the Wall Street Journal. Lomustine has been used for 40 years to fight brain tumors, lung cancer and Hodgkin’s lymphoma. In 2013, NextSource Biotechnology took over the drug from Bristol-Myers Squibb. The […]

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Free lung cancer screening for high risk patients
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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – A lung cancer screening CAT scan changed Darlene Livingston’s life.  “I had a mass on my lung,” Livingston said. The former nurse at Swedish Medical Center had smoked a pack of cigarettes a day for most of her life when her doctor suggested she get the lung cancer screening CAT scan that […]

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Fiber optic Christmas trees recalled due to fire hazard
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Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Melville Direct has issued a recall for hundreds of fiber optic Christmas trees because the AC power adapter can overheat, which poses a fire hazard. The recall involves about 1,700 Bits and Pieces Fiber Optic indoor plug in Christmas trees. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, 449 instances of the […]

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These are the healthiest cities in the U.S.; Denver ranks high
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As the percentage of obese adults in the United States has surged to 36.5% and many lifestyles have become more sedentary, scientists and government organizations have researched healthy and unhealthy behaviors across the country, especially in major metropolitan areas. While it is difficult to precisely define “good health,” the Center for Disease Control has identified […]

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Employee coughing over food serious violation at failed restaurant
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DENVER — Every week FOX31 looks at health inspections at every restaurants. Parkway Bar and Grill The Aurora restaurant scored 14 critical health code violations in October. The mistakes included: Employee coughing over food Raw beef stored over ready to eat food Ants Fly strip Boxes of food on floor The restaurant’s owner, Dean Nenni, […]

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Colorado man’s rare form of lymphoma in remission after stem-cell treatment
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DENVER — Six months ago, Richard Trosper wasn’t sure if he would make it. The Thornton Man was diagnosed with a rare form of lymphoma. But he’s getting a second chance at life. A stem-cell recipient at Presbyterian St. Luke’s, he is expected to survive.  He is in “complete remission.” The 63-year-old, is a patient […]

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