Wellness

PUEBLO | A person from southern Colorado has died of the plague, the second person to die of the disease in the state this year. The unidentified adult from Pueblo County likely died of the relatively rare septicemic form of the disease, said Christine Nevin-Woods, the medical officer for the Pueblo City-County Health Department. Officials believe the […]


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I can only speak as a father and former player who, like Junior, suffered multiple concussions and memory loss playing professional football; a game I love but gave up to save my brain. If my past concussions bring my life to an early end, I’d want any of my daughters to be welcomed to speak if I am ever to be remembered.


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FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2006 file photo, boxes of Advil Liqui-Gels are shown in New York. According to national surveys of parents and sixth-graders, tweens got a failing grade for knowledge about the proper use of over-the-counter medicines. Only about half knew such medicines can be dangerous when improperly used or mixed with other drugs. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

“Based on many high school health curricula, students entering college have had very little classroom instruction regarding OTC medications,” said Joy Greene, assistant dean of experiential education and a pharmacy professor at High Point University in High Point, North Carolina.


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GOLDEN | Department of Veterans Affairs officials say they have significantly reduced the number of veterans still waiting for benefit decisions. The Denver Post reports (http://dpo.st/1hgFAzT ) that officials at a Monday news conference in Golden announced that the number of pending disability claims for Colorado veterans is less than 7,500. At its peak, there were more […]


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FILE - In this March 7, 2015 file photo, a health worker, right, cleans a man's arm before injecting him with a Ebola vaccine  in Conakry, Guinea. An experimental vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea exposed to Ebola seems to work and might help shut down the ongoing epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study published Friday, July 31, 2015. There is currently no licensed treatment or vaccine for Ebola, which has so far killed more than 11,000 people in West Africa since the world’s biggest outbreak began last year.  (AP Photo/ Youssouf Bah, File)

LONDON | An experimental Ebola vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea seems to work and might help shut down the ongoing epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study published Friday. There is currently no licensed treatment or vaccine for Ebola, which has so far killed more than 11,000 people in […]


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According to the Fort Collins Coloradoan (http://tinyurl.com/ozskfqu ), CSU was targeted by social media posts earlier this month as part of a national campaign following the release of videos by the Center for Medical Progress, a nonprofit group that monitors medical ethics.


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