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  1. 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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  2. Which Contagious Diseases Are The Deadliest?

    To put Ebola in context, we tried to find a list of the deadliest contagious diseases. We couldn't. So with the help of scientists and health agencies, we came up with a rundown of the world's worst.
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  3. US science suffering from booms and busts in funding

    The federal budget for bioscience has undergone big swings since 2000. Some scientists are now out of work and others are abandoning the ambitious, creative ideas that fuel discovery.
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  4. Marijuana caregivers escape Colorado crackdown

    Parents who rely on others to grow marijuana-based medicines for their children gave hours of tearful testimony.
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  5. Low-income Colorado kids more likely to be uninsured than US average

    The Census Bureau also found nearly 63 percent of low-income Colorado children are covered by government health insurance programs.
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  6. Colo. non-profit shipping critical medical supplies to Ebola-stricken countries

    As the death toll mounts in West Africa from Ebola, one Colorado non-profit is among the groups racing to help.
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  7. Gay men should be allowed to donate blood, some experts say

    Under federal law, gay men aren’t allowed to donate blood, but many doctors and scientists think the law goes too far.
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  8. Antibiotics Prescribed For Children Twice As Often As Needed

    About 27 percent of respiratory tract infections in children are caused by bacteria, a study finds. But doctors prescribe antibiotics for 57 percent, leading to 11 million unneeded prescriptions.
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  9. Heavier Teen Pot Smoking Linked To Problems In Young Adults

    Daily smokers are less likely to graduate from high school or college and are at higher risk of suicide, according to an analysis of three long-term studies of teenagers in Australia and New Zealand.
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  10. CDC warns of fast-spreading enterovirus afflicting Colo. children

    A spike in severe respiratory infections in children has the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention asking doctors and patients to act quickly if children have difficulty breathing and wheezing.
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