User: flenvcenter Topic: Environmental Health-Regional
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Theater shooting trial leads to concerns about mental illness, stigma 29.6.2015 Denver Post: Local
The Aurora theater gunman and his attorneys are fighting for a verdict of not guilty by reason of ...
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Monday Medical: Living well with diabetes 29.6.2015 Steamboat Pilot
Being diagnosed with diabetes can be overwhelming. But there can be a silver lining: properly managing the disease can lead to a fuller, healthier lifestyle. “Things that people are asked to do in terms of managing diabetes are the same things people should be doing in everyday life,” said Pam Wooster, registered dietician nutritionist and certified diabetes educator. Eating well and exercising — both of which are important to managing diabetes — have numerous benefits to health and wellbeing. And they can have other unexpected benefits — learning to make meals from scratch can lead to a love of cooking, while upping activity can result in newfound hobbies like hiking or yoga. What: 2015 Diabetes Exhibit When: Tuesday, June 30, 3:30 to 6 p.m. Free Movement Class at 4 p.m. Where: Yampa Valley Medical Center conference rooms, 1024 Central Park Drive Free admission and prizes including a Fitbit, gym memberships, cookbooks and more. At Yampa Valley Medical Center’s annual Diabetes Exhibit June 30, people ...
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Estes Park guides lead the very brave to bunks suspended from cliffs 20.6.2015 Denver Post: Business
Brett Bloxom and TJ Sanford typically deploy a tent-like tarp over their guests' beds before arrival. It has little to do with ...
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Covered with bugs? 13.6.2015 Durango Herald
Durango resident Joe Keleher was tortured with the sensation that he was covered with invisible, crawling insects, not just for a few minutes but constantly. It was affecting his work and his health, and he was running out of avenues for help.Enter “Diagnose Me,” a show on the Discovery Life Channel, which has the premise...
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Steamboat briefs: Private golf course to be on agenda for commission 9.6.2015 Steamboat Pilot
The Routt County Board of County Commissioners is set to consider two permits — a waterbody setback and a special use permit — associated with a planned private golf course at Windwalker Ranch. The golf course is set to include a suspension bridge over the Yampa River. The board meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Commissioners’ Hearing Room at the Routt County Courthouse, 522 Lincoln Ave. Judicial district set to host marijuana symposium The 14th Judicial District Senate Bill 94 Program will host a marijuana symposium from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. The keynote speaker will be Sean LeNoue, M.D., a child and adolescent psychiatry fellow and chief resident at Denver Health Medical Center. The symposium will cover the following topics: ■ The effects of marijuana on the body ■ The use and abuse of marijuana ■ Signs your teen may be using marijuana ■ Treatment for marijuana use. Parents and students are invited to attend. For more information, call Kelly Friesen at ...
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CDPHE, EPA to clean toxic North Clear Creek, but town needs trump fish 30.5.2015 Denver Post: Local
They call it North Clear Creek, yet the water is so toxic, there are no fish. After years of delay, state and federal agencies this month confirmed they will clean the water by building a $15 million treatment plant — a project that had the goal of restoring fish ...
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Three Colorado oil and gas workers killed by little-known hazard 18.5.2015 Denver Post: Local
Joe Ray Sherman's death on a Weld County oil patch last year was tragic but not entirely ...
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Spring cleaning: 10 things to scrub away 8.5.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
With the onset of spring, The Washington Post asked 10 writers to nominate something we're better off without.
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Tom Udall tries to fix the nation's toxic chemicals law 1.5.2015 High Country News Most Recent
Greens oppose the bill, though it's brokered by a champion of the environment.
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A perfect matcha 15.4.2015 Durango Herald
LOS ANGELES – More than a thousand years ago, Buddhist monks in Japan began a daily ritual of grinding green tea leaves into powder, mixing it into hot water with a bamboo whisk, then sharing the tea from a single cup.Today, matcha in the U.S. is considerably less monastic. It’s being blended into lattes, dusted...
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USAA leads tops among large workplaces, employees cite bosses' stories 10.4.2015 Denver Post: Business
USAA's 1,700 employees in Colorado have to admit their boss understands what it's like in the trenches.
Guest Commentary: Criminal justice reform doesn't mean being soft on crime 9.4.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
The facts are clear: The United States has 5 percent of the world's population but almost 25 percent of the world's prisoners.
White House announces plan to fight antibiotic-resistant germs 28.3.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
WASHINGTON — The White House announced a five-year plan Friday to fight the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant bacteria amid fears that once-treatable germs could become deadly.
White House unveils plan to fight antibiotic-resistant germs 27.3.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Friday announced a five-year plan to fight the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant bacteria amid fears that once-treatable germs could become deadly.
Monday Medical: Building better bones 15.3.2015 Steamboat Pilot
Far from being hard and brittle, the bones in our bodies are living, growing tissue. The denser and stronger bones are, the less likely they are to fracture and break. In a place like Steamboat, where active lifestyles are common, it’s important to build and maintain healthy bones — especially for women. “Living here and being on a mountain bike or on a horse or on a ski mountain leads to more falls,” said Dr. Diane E.B. Petersen, a Steamboat Springs OB/GYN. “Women need to have strong bones because an active lifestyle leads to falls.” Bone turnover is natural and is happening all the time: a little bone is lost, and a little more is made. Children and teenagers grow much more bone than they lose, while adults can lose more than they make. Both women and men are at risk for osteoporosis, a condition in which new bone production doesn’t keep up with bone loss, weakening the bone. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, 54 million Americans have low bone density or osteoporosis. One in two women, ...
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Former Rep. Amy Stephens joins prominent Denver law firm 19.2.2015 Denver Post: All Political News
Former House Majority Leader Amy Stephens, a Monument Republican. (Cyrus McCrimmon, The Denver Post)Former House Majority Leader Amy Stephens has joined one of Denver's leading law firms and
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Twists, turns, eventually lead to promising Ebola vaccine 9.2.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
WASHINGTON (AP) — It took 16 years of twists and turns. Over and over, Dr. Nancy Sullivan thought she was close to an Ebola vaccine, only to see the next experiment fail.
Guest Commentary: Fracking and traveling the high road of corporate responsibility 29.1.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
The practice of "fracking" of oil/gas wells will continue in Colorado despite reasonable concerns regarding the short- and long-term health of residents and the environment.
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Terminally ill offered ‘Death with Dignity’ 28.1.2015 Durango Herald
DENVER – With tears in her eyes, Julie Selsberg offered a simple message to lawmakers Tuesday: “Please show mercy on the truly ill.”After watching her father suffer a losing battle to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, ALS, often referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease, Selsberg said it is time for the Legislature to...
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Full text of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address 21.1.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The full text of the State of the Union Address, as prepared for delivery.
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