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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Ursa requests hearing on Battlement applicationspopulated areas, and the second s an expanded opportunity for residents, local
Ursa requests hearing on Battlement applications
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 10 hours ago
populated areas, and the second s an expanded opportunity for residents, local governments and state agencies, such as the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, to weigh in. More comments require more staff time to read the... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
How to recycle computers, VCRs, printers, cell phones and other electronics for freerid of? A broken VCR? A printer? Under Colorado law, you can't just throw thes
How to recycle computers, VCRs, printers, cell phones and other electronics for free
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted yesterday
rid of? A broken VCR? A printer? Under Colorado law, you can't just throw these items in the trash anymore. And while the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has a website with recycling information, they also warn that you... Read more
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Denver Post
Colorado residents push to protect homes, river from frackingdrilled within 1,000 feet of Battlement Mesa homes, also would be near a public
Colorado residents push to protect homes, river from fracking
Denver Post / Posted 3 days ago
drilled within 1,000 feet of Battlement Mesa homes, also would be near a public water system and a state wildlife area. Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment officials have raised concerns, warning that six storage tanks at the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Rebirth of a Riverfront: The legacy of Las ColoniasNew medical knowledge indicated that exposure to even low levels of radiation c
Rebirth of a Riverfront: The legacy of Las Colonias
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
New medical knowledge indicated that exposure to even low levels of radiation could cause cancer. The state of Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment recognized this problem in the early 1970s and began a limited cleanup... Read more
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Denver Post
Post-Gold King power shift: EPA moves in, local river groups seek rolethem." At other mining Superfund sites — around Leadville, Central City and C
Post-Gold King power shift: EPA moves in, local river groups seek role
Denver Post / Posted 4 days ago
them." At other mining Superfund sites — around Leadville, Central City and Creede — the EPA established advisory groups. Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment officials, who work with the EPA, embrace this approach. "We've learned... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Family members of woman who died in Pueblo nursing home speak outof life left in her,” Alcon’s son said. This wasn’t the first time Life Care C
Family members of woman who died in Pueblo nursing home speak out
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 6 days ago
of life left in her,” Alcon’s son said. This wasn’t the first time Life Care Center has faced allegations of abuse. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has checked on more than 40 alleged incidents at the nursing home... Read more
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Denver Post
Colorado needs more data on the effects of marijuanamurky, given the short period of time and the lack of a good baseline in some i
Colorado needs more data on the effects of marijuana
Denver Post / Posted 6 days ago
murky, given the short period of time and the lack of a good baseline in some instances. That's why it's important for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) to continue monitoring usage trends, particularly among youth,... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
Kids on Bikes' pedal station promises accessible ridesat least six times a year plummeted by 21 percent over that period. At the sam
Kids on Bikes' pedal station promises accessible rides
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 8 days ago
at least six times a year plummeted by 21 percent over that period. At the same time, childhood obesity has ballooned. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reported that in 2012, the percentage of Colorado children who are obese... Read more
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CBS Denver
With Summer Approaching, Health Department Cracking Down On Dogs In Barsbe vetted so they will be allowed off leash.” The bar hopes to debut this summ
With Summer Approaching, Health Department Cracking Down On Dogs In Bars
CBS Denver / Posted 9 days ago
be vetted so they will be allowed off leash.” The bar hopes to debut this summer and right now is still working with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment on making sure everything is up to code. The health department is... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Jury awards $5.5M for wrongful death at Pueblo nursing homeher death on November 20, 2013. Including several testimonies, the jury also r
Jury awards $5.5M for wrongful death at Pueblo nursing home
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 9 days ago
her death on November 20, 2013. Including several testimonies, the jury also recognized multiple surveys conducted by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, which cited Life Care Center of Pueblo for numerous regulatory... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Lawsuit settled for wrongful death in Pueblo nursing homeher death on November 20, 2013. Including several testimonies, the jury also r
Lawsuit settled for wrongful death in Pueblo nursing home
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 9 days ago
her death on November 20, 2013. Including several testimonies, the jury also recognized multiple surveys conducted by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, which cited Life Care Center of Pueblo for numerous regulatory... Read more
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CBS Denver
Cause Of Deadly Fire In Arvada Investigated, Could Take WeeksColorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing oversees host home lice
Cause Of Deadly Fire In Arvada Investigated, Could Take Weeks
CBS Denver / Posted 9 days ago
Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing oversees host home licensing and regulation. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is tasked with inspecting group and host homes. On Monday, neither... Read more
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CBS Denver
Turf Battle: The Controversy Over Crumb Rubber Playing FieldsDouglas County Schools have a dozen and Denver Public Schools has 15 fields mad
Turf Battle: The Controversy Over Crumb Rubber Playing Fields
CBS Denver / Posted 13 days ago
Douglas County Schools have a dozen and Denver Public Schools has 15 fields made from recycled tires. From 2011-2014, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment handed out more than $2 million in grants to help school districts and... Read more
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CBS Denver
Colorado Department Of Health Helped Fund Crumb Rubber FieldsDENVER (CBS4) – From 2011 to 2014, the Colorado Department of Public Health and
Colorado Department Of Health Helped Fund Crumb Rubber Fields
CBS Denver / Posted 13 days ago
DENVER (CBS4) – From 2011 to 2014, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment handed out more than $2 million in grants to help school districts and municipalities install athletic fields and playgrounds made from recycled tires,... Read more
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SkyHi Daily News
Granby breaks ground on water plantwater treatment plant broke ground this week. Officials from the Town, the Colo
Granby breaks ground on water plant
SkyHi Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
water treatment plant broke ground this week. Officials from the Town, the Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA), the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and representatives of the various organizations that helped... Read more
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KWGN Denver
King Soopers, City Market parent company expands frozen food recallcranberries, peaches, raspberries and strawberries. The list of brand names in
King Soopers, City Market parent company expands frozen food recall
KWGN Denver / Posted 14 days ago
cranberries, peaches, raspberries and strawberries. The list of brand names include Live Smart, Organic by Nature, O Organics, Pantry Essentials, Safeway Kitchen, Trader Joe’s and others, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment sa... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
King Soopers, City Market parent company expands frozen food recallcranberries, peaches, raspberries and strawberries. The list of brand names in
King Soopers, City Market parent company expands frozen food recall
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 14 days ago
cranberries, peaches, raspberries and strawberries. The list of brand names include Live Smart, Organic by Nature, O Organics, Pantry Essentials, Safeway Kitchen, Trader Joe’s and others, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment sa... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Commission protests 
restaurant license lawour local business owners,” the letter said. Mesa County already operates a mo
Commission protests 
restaurant license law
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
our local business owners,” the letter said. Mesa County already operates a model food-safety program and works with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the county now covers any inspection costs not met by existing fees... Read more
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SkyHi Daily News
Granby breaks ground on water treatment plantwater treatment plant broke ground this week. Officials from the Town, the Colo
Granby breaks ground on water treatment plant
SkyHi Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
water treatment plant broke ground this week. Officials from the Town, the Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA), the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and representatives of the various organizations that helped... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Logan County Commissioners get update on Highland Park Sanitation projectdistrict did not get the funds they requested from the Department of Local Affa
Logan County Commissioners get update on Highland Park Sanitation project
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
district did not get the funds they requested from the Department of Local Affairs, but they did receive a grant from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. "We're excited to get going," he said, noting they recently received... Read more
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Denver Post
Surgical tool used at University Hospital linked to infections, deathsfamilies and other patients who had undergone surgery with the suspect endoscop
Surgical tool used at University Hospital linked to infections, deaths
Denver Post / Posted 16 days ago
families and other patients who had undergone surgery with the suspect endoscope, he said, as well as the manufacturer, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the Food and Drug Administration. Health department spokesman Mark... Read more
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Denver Post
Can Boulder show the way on contentious Rocky Flats grant?who say Rocky Flats is far too much of a hazard zone. But Larry Wolk, executiv
Can Boulder show the way on contentious Rocky Flats grant?
Denver Post / Posted 18 days ago
who say Rocky Flats is far too much of a hazard zone. But Larry Wolk, executive director and chief medical officer of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, said the $7 billion cleanup completed in 2005 was more than... Read more
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The Advocate
How My Teenager Turned This Trans Parent Into a Momwith the Denver Sheriff's Department, the Larimer County Sheriff's Department,
How My Teenager Turned This Trans Parent Into a Mom
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
with the Denver Sheriff's Department, the Larimer County Sheriff's Department, the FBI, the Department of Justice, and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Her dedication has earned a coveted spot on the 2014 Trans 100 list and... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Controversial anti-vaccine film, Vaxxed, coming to Denver[it],'" said Ronnie Prine, whose son had an adverse reaction to a vaccine and w
Controversial anti-vaccine film, Vaxxed, coming to Denver
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 20 days ago
[it],'" said Ronnie Prine, whose son had an adverse reaction to a vaccine and who passed away in 2014. But the head of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) calls "Vaxxed" misleading, and worries about the message it... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Controversial anti-vaccine film, Vaxxed, coming to Denver[it],'" said Ronnie Prine, whose son had an adverse reaction to a vaccine and w
Controversial anti-vaccine film, Vaxxed, coming to Denver
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 20 days ago
[it],'" said Ronnie Prine, whose son had an adverse reaction to a vaccine and who passed away in 2014. But the head of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) calls "Vaxxed" misleading, and worries about the message it... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Summit County FIRC brings leadership training to familiesThe Family and Intercultural Resource Center is offering a new training opportu
Summit County FIRC brings leadership training to families
Summit Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
The Family and Intercultural Resource Center is offering a new training opportunity for parents. Teaming up with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, FIRC will host a 21-week leadership course, culminating in a project to benefit... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Colorado health officials praise decision to regulate e-cigarettesproducts and more research into their effectiveness. "It's a big step," said D
Colorado health officials praise decision to regulate e-cigarettes
Colorado Daily / Posted 20 days ago
products and more research into their effectiveness. "It's a big step," said Dr. Larry Wolk, executive director of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Federal regulation will permit "labeling requirements, sale... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Colorado health officials praise decision to regulate e-cigarettesproducts and more research into their effectiveness. "It's a big step," said D
Colorado health officials praise decision to regulate e-cigarettes
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 20 days ago
products and more research into their effectiveness. "It's a big step," said Dr. Larry Wolk, executive director of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Federal regulation will permit "labeling requirements, sale... Read more
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Denver Post
Colorado health officials praise decision to regulate e-cigarettesproducts and more research into their effectiveness. "It's a big step," said D
Colorado health officials praise decision to regulate e-cigarettes
Denver Post / Posted 20 days ago
products and more research into their effectiveness. "It's a big step," said Dr. Larry Wolk, executive director of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Federal regulation will permit "labeling requirements, sale... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder City Council: Emergency ordinance OKs issuance of $34M in water, sewer revenue bondsof replacing it. Staff also wrote that improvements to Boulder's wastewater tr
Boulder City Council: Emergency ordinance OKs issuance of $34M in water, sewer revenue bonds
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 22 days ago
of replacing it. Staff also wrote that improvements to Boulder's wastewater treatment facility will also bring the city in line with Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment regulations around discharge of nitrogen into c... Read more
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SkyHi Daily News
Commissioners approve state letter on UPRR dischargeThe Grand County Board of Commissioners have approved a letter to officials wit
Commissioners approve state letter on UPRR discharge
SkyHi Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
The Grand County Board of Commissioners have approved a letter to officials with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment noting their concern with the Union Pacific Railroad’s recent discharge of wastewater into the Fraser River from... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
This Mental Health Month, let's
 embrace a 'zero suicide' modelState Capitol. Senate Bill 16-147 builds on a national “zero suicide” model to
This Mental Health Month, let's
 embrace a 'zero suicide' model
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
State Capitol. Senate Bill 16-147 builds on a national “zero suicide” model to create a suicide prevention plan within the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The Henry Ford Health System, which developed this model, achieved an... Read more
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Business Wire
Johns Manville veröffentlicht Nachhaltigkeitsbericht für 2015wiederverwertete. Branchenauszeichnung: 2015 erhielt JMs Werk in Fruita, Color
Johns Manville veröffentlicht Nachhaltigkeitsbericht für 2015
Business Wire / Posted 26 days ago
wiederverwertete. Branchenauszeichnung: 2015 erhielt JMs Werk in Fruita, Colorado, einen 24-Karat Gold Challenge Award vom Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment für die Erstellung und Implementierung eines Programms, das Jahrzehnte... Read more
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Denver Post
Two confirmed hantavirus cases in Colorado prompt exposure warningthe respiratory disease carried by deer mice. More than 90 cases of hantavirus
Two confirmed hantavirus cases in Colorado prompt exposure warning
Denver Post / Posted 26 days ago
the respiratory disease carried by deer mice. More than 90 cases of hantavirus have been documented in the state since the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment began tracking them in 1993, and about 40 percent of those people... Read more
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Business Wire
Johns Manville Releases 2015 Sustainability Reportlast year. Industry Recognition: In 2015, JM’s Fruita, Colo., plant received a
Johns Manville Releases 2015 Sustainability Report
Business Wire / Posted 27 days ago
last year. Industry Recognition: In 2015, JM’s Fruita, Colo., plant received a 24-Karat Gold Challenge Award from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment for creating and implementing a program that eliminated decades of... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Federal regulators meet in Craig to discuss energyPollution Control Division Director William Allison. As Allison stated at the
Federal regulators meet in Craig to discuss energy
Craig Daily Press / Posted 27 days ago
Pollution Control Division Director William Allison. As Allison stated at the meeting, his organization, as part of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, is responsible for implementing the federal Clean Power Plan at the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Work on Clean Power Plan to continueEnvironmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan. Under a bill that a Colora
Work on Clean Power Plan to continue
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan. Under a bill that a Colorado House committee killed on Wednesday, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment would have been barred from working on such a plan, much less... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Thousands of fish die between Drake and Loveland after exposure to chemicala slight change because the system would have alerted them of it before somethi
Thousands of fish die between Drake and Loveland after exposure to chemical
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 28 days ago
a slight change because the system would have alerted them of it before something serious occurred. Dickmeyer said the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment was notified of the issue, but officials had no concerns and didn't ask... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Stormwater system deemed normalto normal and no longer require monitoring, a city official said in a statement
Stormwater system deemed normal
The Aspen Times / Posted 28 days ago
to normal and no longer require monitoring, a city official said in a statement Wednesday. State officials from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment made the call Wednesday and also authorized the city to take down signs... Read more
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Denver Post
Cadmium, lead, copper levels in Animas headwaters exceed state limitstailings as water rushes over them apparently are leaking the cadmium, copper a
Cadmium, lead, copper levels in Animas headwaters exceed state limits
Denver Post / Posted 29 days ago
tailings as water rushes over them apparently are leaking the cadmium, copper and six other metals at levels exceeding Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment standards. The cadmium and copper had dissolved into Animas... Read more
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CBS Denver
Bill To Require Registration Of Un-Vaccinated Children With State FailsDENVER (CBS4)– The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment admits
Bill To Require Registration Of Un-Vaccinated Children With State Fails
CBS Denver / Posted 30 days ago
DENVER (CBS4)– The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment admits it sent inaccurate letters to parents across the state regarding children who aren’t vaccinated. The letters were perceived to inform parents that a measure proposed at... Read more
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Brush News-Tribune
Drug-addicted, dangerous and licensed for the operating roomand obtaining a controlled substance by deceit. (Denver7) • When hospitals rep
Drug-addicted, dangerous and licensed for the operating room
Brush News-Tribune / Posted a month ago
and obtaining a controlled substance by deceit. (Denver7) • When hospitals report missing or stolen medicines to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, state investigations often show no calls to police or the federal Drug... Read more
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Denver Post
Air pollution hurting U.S. plant diversity, CU scientists findto protect public health and the environment. Nitrogen dioxide levels at four l
Air pollution hurting U.S. plant diversity, CU scientists find
Denver Post / Posted a month ago
to protect public health and the environment. Nitrogen dioxide levels at four locations in metro Denver, monitored by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, fall within federal limits, a state spokesman said. The problem with... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
DEA gives approval to Colorado-funded study on marijuana and PTSDbeen a long struggle. She's jumped through a lot of hoops." Sisley's study is
DEA gives approval to Colorado-funded study on marijuana and PTSD
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted a month ago
been a long struggle. She's jumped through a lot of hoops." Sisley's study is the costliest of the nine funded by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, which in 2014 received approval from the legislature to spend $9... Read more
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Denver Post
Drug-addicted, dangerous and licensed for the operating roomand obtaining a controlled substance by deceit. (Denver7) • When hospitals rep
Drug-addicted, dangerous and licensed for the operating room
Denver Post / Posted a month ago
and obtaining a controlled substance by deceit. (Denver7) • When hospitals report missing or stolen medicines to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, state investigations often show no calls to police or the federal Drug... Read more
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The Signal
The Checkered past of Cemexis a facility with an enforcement history,” said Christopher Dann, spokesman fo
The Checkered past of Cemex
The Signal / Posted a month ago
is a facility with an enforcement history,” said Christopher Dann, spokesman for the Air Pollution Control Division of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment in Boulder. History Charlie Brennan, environmental reporter for the... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Action Line: Residents ask about time capsule, lead levelspoisoning is currently the leading preventable environmental health risk to chi
Action Line: Residents ask about time capsule, lead levels
Greeley Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
poisoning is currently the leading preventable environmental health risk to children in the United States, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. In Colorado, nearly 200 children were confirmed to have elevated blood... Read more
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Denver Post
Drug-addicted, dangerous and licensed for the operating roomand obtaining a controlled substance by deceit. (Denver7) • When hospitals rep
Drug-addicted, dangerous and licensed for the operating room
Denver Post / Posted 1 months ago
and obtaining a controlled substance by deceit. (Denver7) • When hospitals report missing or stolen medicines to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, state investigations often show no calls to police or the federal Drug... Read more
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Denver Post
How The Denver Post reported its drug-diversion storyThe Denver Post obtained all reports from Colorado hospitals concerning drug di
How The Denver Post reported its drug-diversion story
Denver Post / Posted 1 months ago
The Denver Post obtained all reports from Colorado hospitals concerning drug diversions since 2010 from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The newspaper used these reports to build a database showing how many incidents each... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
What Maine can learn from Colorado about legal pot — so farmarijuana use yet that we know of, and that’s a good thing,” said Mike Van Dyke
What Maine can learn from Colorado about legal pot — so far
Bangor Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
marijuana use yet that we know of, and that’s a good thing,” said Mike Van Dyke, chief of environmental epidemiology at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Nonetheless, Van Dyke and other state public health officials are... Read more
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