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2 years 6 months ago

Guidelines change for allergy service dogs

New guidelines are in place for service dogs, and it gives the animals more access to businesses. Those with Angel Service Dogs say the new guidelines now include the phrase "alerting individuals to the presence of allergens." The founder of Angel Service Dogs says they train their dogs to detect...

3 years 11 months ago

Governor Ritter changes rules on anesthesia

Gov. Bill Ritter announced Monday that Colorado will opt out of a federal Medicare rule that requires physician supervision in rural hospitals for certified registered nurse anesthetists. Colorado will join 15 other states - many of them large, Western and rural - that have opted out of the rule since...

4 years 6 months ago

Prostate test guidelines include warning

Months after experts discounted the importance of routine mammograms and Pap smears for many women, the American Cancer Society is warning more explicitly than ever that regular testing for prostate cancer is of questionable value too, and can do men more harm than good. The cancer society has not...

4 years 6 months ago

New prostate test guidelines include warning

Months after experts discounted the importance of routine mammograms and Pap smears for many women, the American Cancer Society is warning more explicitly than ever that regular testing for prostate cancer is of questionable value too, and can do men more harm than good. The cancer society has not...

4 years 10 months ago

Panel: No need for annual cervical tests

First it was mammograms--now it's Pap smears. Most women in their 20s can have a Pap smear every two years instead of annually, say new guidelines that conclude that's enough to catch slow-growing cervical cancer. The change by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists comes amid a...

4 years 11 months ago

Feds to leave medical marijuana users alone

The Obama administration has ordered federal prosecutors to stop pursuing medical marijuana users and sellers in states, like Colorado, that have legalized its use. The new Justice Department guidelines say the US Attorneys will no longer target medical marijuana sellers on federal drug charges and only prosecute those who abuse...

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