Posted 12:07 PM 3/4/2013 by Elaine Sheridan
NBC News- The death of a 14-year-old girl who has become the poster child for banning caffeine-fueled energy drinks can't be blamed on the beverages, lawyers for the Monster Beverage Corp. said Monday.
Dan Callahan, a lawyer for Monster, said no blood tests were conducted to prove that (More)
Posted 6:57 PM 1/23/2013 by Matt Stafford
The number of emergency visits to hospitals because of energy drinks is climbing fast; doubling over five years to more than 20,783 visits in 2011. That's according to the Drug Abuse Warning Network and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
These days there's no (More)
Posted 5:22 PM 1/23/2013 by Zach Thaxton
Catholic Charities Marian House soup kitchen in Colorado Springs hosted a flu shot clinic Wednesday for uninsured or underinsured members of the community. Dozens lined up to take advantage of the free vaccinations. It has already been a particularly bad flu season across the nation (More)
Posted 11:29 AM 1/22/2013 by Kirsten Bennett
Due to the demand for influenza vaccinations, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services has partnered with Walgreens and other community partners to provide additional clinics to offer free influenza vaccinations for the uninsured/underinsured in our community. The vaccinations are for adults and (More)
Posted 8:49 PM 1/21/2013 by Matt Stafford
Colorado ranks high when it comes to abuse of prescription pain killers; in fact, only one state ranks higher in a recent study.
Prescribing pain killers has been a concern for Doctor Mark Carroll from the beginning. When his practice - Alliance Family Practice and Urgent Care in Colorado (More)
Posted 8:52 AM 1/20/2013 by Matt Stafford
WASHINGTON (AP) - It has the makings of a science fiction movie: Zap someone's brain with mild jolts of electricity to try to stave off the creeping memory loss of Alzheimer's disease. And it's not easy. Holes are drilled into the patient's skull so tiny wires can be implanted into (More)