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  1. After Aurora theater shooting, a 'new way of responding' to mental crises

    In response to the 2012 theater killings, Colorado added clinics, hotlines and mobile units to support early crisis prevention. At the heart of the initiative are 13 walk-in crisis centers.
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  2. This Year's Flu Vaccine Is Pretty Wimpy, But Can Still Help

    The vaccine is only about 23 percent effective against the dominant flu strain, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That's because the strain mutated slightly.
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  3. Marijuana involved in 12 percent of 2014 Colorado DUIs

    The Colorado State Patrol reports that 674 drivers received marijuana citations in 2014.
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  4. Bill to repeal Colorado health exchange fails at Legislature

    Rep. Janak Joshi, R-Colorado Springs, said the exchange has had many problems and isn’t working well.
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  5. Chart: Colorado among states with growing heroin, prescription drug abuse problem

    This story begins an exploration of how Colorado is responding to the national opioid epidemic.
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  6. To protect his son, a father asks school to bar unvaccinated children

    A 6-year-old can't be vaccinated against measles because he is recovering from leukemia. He faces a higher risk because parents at his California school have chosen not to vaccinate their kids.
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  7. How food shopping can turn New Year's Resolutions into 'Res-Illusions'

    Many people aim to make healthier food choices in the New Year. A study finds that while people buy more healthy food, they spend just as much on unhealthy foods as they do during the holidays.
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  8. DNA blood test gives women a new option for prenatal screening

    A simple blood test can analyze bits of fetal DNA leaked in the mother's bloodstream. It's less risky than invasive alternatives like amniocentesis, but it doesn't tell as much about fetal health.
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  9. Colorado poverty legislation follows party lines, for the most part

    As lawmakers get ready to debate Democratic bills aimed at aiding the poor, Republicans argue that growing the economy is the key to lifting more families out of poverty.
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  10. A Blind Woman Gains New Freedom, Click By Click By Click

    Blind since birth, Julee-anne Bell wasn't comfortable heading out on her own. And when she learned an echolocation technique that gave her more independence, she discovered that it came with costs.
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