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Flu Season is Here so What are the Myths and Facts about getting Vaccinated?
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Influenza is a potentially serious illness that can lead to hospitalization and even death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, getting an annual flu shot by the end of October is the best way to prevent becoming sick with the flu or flu-like illnesses. Dr. Judd Dawson with Longmont United Hospital shares […]

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Children’s Diabetes Foundation
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A Denver group helping kids with diabetes, Children’s Diabetes Foundation is hosting their annual fundraiser event in October.  The event, Carousel Ball is a star- studded event with host Mario Lopez and country star Reba Mcentire will take place Saturday, October 19th at the Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center. Dana Davis the foundation’s […]

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Zantac and generic heartburn drugs pulled off some store shelves because of cancer worries
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CVS Pharmacy has stopped selling Zantac, as well as its generic version of the heartburn medication, over concerns that they might contain a substance that could cause cancer. CVS, the largest pharmacy chain in the country, said over the weekend it was suspending sale of Zantac and other products which contain ranitidine until further notice. […]

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Kim Posey: ‘I’m walking for my sister’
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DENVER – This year I’m walking in the Komen Colorado More Than Pink Walk in support of my sister, Lawton Cummings. Lawty, as we call her, is an awesome mother, wife, attorney and executive director of a non-profit in Austin, TX.  She is also living with metastatic breast cancer, and is grateful for the recent […]

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CDC warns hunters after Michigan man likely contracted tuberculosis from deer
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OKLAHOMA CITY – With deer season just around the corner, the Centers for Disease Control are warning hunters about tuberculosis. Officials with the CDC issued the warning after learning that a man likely contracted tuberculosis after dressing a deer. In May of 2017, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services learned of a case of […]

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A single tea bag can leak billions of pieces of microplastic into your brew
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They’re in our oceans, soil, air, snow — and even in your cup of tea. Plastic tea bags are shedding billions of shards of microplastics into their water, according to a new study. Researchers at McGill University in Canada analyzed the effects of placing four different commercial tea bags into boiling water. They found that […]

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Komen Colorado’s MORE THAN PINK Walk
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KDVR and KWGN are proud to be apart of Komen Colorado’s MORE THAN PINK Walk that is happening this Sunday, September 29th at the Auraria Campus in Denver. The MORE THAN PINK Walk is the biggest fundraising event for Komen Colorado and the event helps increase the public’s connection to Komen’s four pillar of impact: […]

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