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  1. Supreme Court Says Locals Can Make Pill-Makers Pay For Drug Disposal

    The court decision means companies are on the hook for helping at least some consumers in California safely dispose of leftover pills and other medicine. Similar measures are in the works elsewhere.
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  2. Unwanted prescription meds pile up in police storage after DEA program ends

    The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment received $300,000 earmarked in the state's new $25 billion budget for prescription disposal.
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  3. Scientists crack a 50-year-old mystery about the measles vaccine

    When the U.S. introduced the measles vaccine, childhood deaths from all infections plummeted. Scientists think they might know why: Benefits of the measles vaccine go way beyond the measles.
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  4. Male smokers can affect pregnancy chances, says CU study

    Dr. Alex Polotsky, who lead the study, says this marks the first measured impact of male smoking on fertility.
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  5. Survey ranks Colorado seniors' health 8th best in US, but smoking's a problem

    While Colorado seniors scored well on various measures, including having the second lowest rate for obesity, cigarette smoking remains a problem.
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  6. Where is the science behind medical marijuana? National Geographic takes a look

    Hampton Sides profiles several scientists who are taking a serious look at marijuana through advanced research.
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  7. Colorado health insurance exchange board approves fee increases

    The money raised by the increases will help pay to keep Connect for Health running as federal startup money is phased out.
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  8. No money for Aurora VA hospital without agency reforms, key congressmen say

    Sen. Johnny Isakson, of Georgia, and Rep. Jeff Miller, or Florida, are calling for the VA to fix a culture they call “corrosive.”
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  9. As baby boomers age fewer people will be available to care for them

    The ratio of caregivers to those who need help will decline by half as Colorado's elderly population increases, according to AARP.
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  10. Colo. lawmakers get vocal over proposed Connect for Health fee

    Connect for Health's leaders are crafting a plan they say will make the program financially sustainable.
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