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DENVER | Marijuana caregivers who grow pot on behalf of medical patients are under the microscope on Colorado — again. The state Board of Health is due to vote Tuesday on a new rule limiting those marijuana caregivers to 10 patients. Currently caregivers can have up to five patients, but they can get waivers to serve […]

Colorado cases of rar_Perr

At Aurora Public Schools, district spokeswoman Patti Moon said there have been reports of students with respiratory illnesses in recent days, but the illnesses haven’t been more common at any particular school. Moon said the district has plans for dealing with outbreaks, with options ranging from specialized cleaning of school buildings to school closures, but none of that is being considered yet

WASHINGTON | Federal researchers next week will start testing humans with an experimental vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola virus. The National Institutes of Health announced Thursday that it is launching the safety trial on a vaccine developed by the agency’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and GlaxoSmithKline. It will test 20 healthy adult […]

FILE - In this April 23, 2014, file photo, an electronic cigarette is demonstrated in Chicago. In a surprising new policy statement, the American Heart Association backs electronic cigarettes as a last resort to help smokers quit. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

This concept, called harm reduction, “is probably the most important and the most contentious issue that the tobacco community is dealing with right now,” said Tom Glynn, who recently retired as the Cancer Society’s top scientist on the e-cigarette issue.

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