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  1. 'Pandemic' Asks: Is A Disease That Will Kill Tens Of Millions Coming?

    Author Sonia Shah says that urbanization and air travel put the global population at an increased risk for disease. "Zika is a great example of how new pathogens are emerging today," she says.
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  2. Columbine parent: After trauma, survival is possible

    In the wake of last week's shooting at Arapahoe High School, a trauma expert who's child was a student at Columbine during the shooting in 1999 offers advice and guidance.
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  3. Is caffeine a health hazard? A former Colorado student finds out

    Journalist Murray Carpenter’s new book takes a closer look at caffeine and how it has percolated through cultures around the world for ages.
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  4. State, Doctors Get Welcome Allies In Suicide Prevention Fight: Gun Shops

    A new initiative, the Colorado Gun Shop Project, aims to get the suicide prevention message out to gun owners.
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  5. Denver Neighborhood Hopes Cleaning Up Graffiti, Trash Leads To Better Health

    Westwood is in the midst of a push to improve its "built environment" -- and the health of its residents.
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  6. An Addict, Now Clean, Discusses Needle Exchanges And 'Hope After Heroin'

    At the height of her addiction to heroin, Tracey Helton Mitchell lived in an alley and sold her body. Now she works as an addiction specialist helping others. Her new memoir is The Big Fix.
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  7. ColoradoCare: How Much Would A Universal Health Care System Cost?

    A new analysis found that ColoradoCare would cover more than 80 percent of the state’s residents and would have a $38 billion annual budget.
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  8. That Cabernet Might Not Be Good For Your Health After All

    Raise a glass to good health? Probably not. The idea that alcohol is good for you has little scientific purchase, an analysis of previous research finds. The more you drink, the worse off you'll be.
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  9. Meet 'The Geezer Dad': Lakewood Author Tom Lamarr

    In his new memoir, Lamarr navigates infertility, adoption and becoming a father late in life.
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  10. For Native Americans, Health Care Is A Long, Hard Road Away

    For Native Americans on South Dakota's Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, it can take weeks to get in to see a doctor and hours to get an ambulance after a life-threatening injury.
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