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- Brooke Borel's new book describes their history and how they hide, bite and reproduce. Borel, who has combated them herself, says an infestation "does mess with your mind a little bit."Read More
Florida Republican Rep. Jeff Miller on Tuesday said the Veterans Affairs Department has not taken the troubled construction project seriously.
- We're not talking about just a smidge. Roughly 10 percent of samples tested contained at least 10 percent cow's milk. Doctors say the diluted milk could be dangerous for babies for several reasons.Read More
A 20-year-old man born without fingers on one hand hopes a transplanted hand will give him more confidence. He knows the risks of such a visible transplant, but says, "It's something I always wanted."
- Americans spend billions of dollars every year on annual physicals. But there's little evidence that a yearly checkup helps healthy adults. Some doctors are telling patients to skip it.Read More
The experience of a retired Vietnam era Navy veteran who lives near Littleton is emblematic of the challenges the VA faces.
Googling that fact can make insufferable know-it-alls even more sure of their superior abilities, a study finds. The mere act of searching seems to boost faith in one's knowledge.
Colorado now requires pot products to feature warnings against use by pregnant or nursing women. But it doesn't make dispensaries post similar warnings.
The product is called snus — a tiny bag of tobacco that users slip between the lip and gum. A Swedish maker claims the product is safer than cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco.
- Treadmill desks were the hot new trend in exercising a few years ago. The idea was to get moving and lose weight at work. But a new study suggests people don't use them enough to make a difference.Read More
- Tight elasticized socks, sleeves and T-shirts supposedly make you a better athlete. But alas, science is pouring some cold water on those alluring claims.Read More
Hospital construction nationwide and in Colorado is booming. Older hospitals face a decision to either spruce up or move out. St. Joseph did the latter.