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3 years 5 months ago

Health Fair scheduled

The Nursing Department at Colorado State University - Pueblo will coordinate a host of local organizations to provide health screening and education at a health fair on Saturday, April 9. The annual event runs from 7 a.m. to noon at Praise Assembly of God, 2000 Troy Avenue in Pueblo....

3 years 11 months ago

Free prostate screenings offered

Peak Vista Family Health Centers plans to offer free prostate cancer screenings for men on Saturday from 8 to 11:30 a.m. at 225 S. Union Boulevard. One in six men will develop prostate cancer in the course of his lifetime. The American Cancer Society reports that African American men...

4 years 1 month ago

Alleged Colorado middle school shooter in Pueblo

A man accused of shooting and wounding two Colorado eighth-graders outside their school has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. Thirty-two-year-old Bruco Strong Eagle Eastwood entered his plea on Monday in Jefferson County District Court. He was ordered to undergo a mental evaluation at the state Mental Health...

4 years 1 month ago

Colon cancer screenings up

Health officials say more older Americans are getting tested for colon cancer, with nearly two out of three getting recommended screenings. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report released Tuesday comes from a 2008 national telephone survey. It's the most recent government data on how many people get...

4 years 4 months ago

Southern Colorado Health Fair on Sunday

Here's a reminder that 9health Fair continues on Sunday. The health fair for Southern Colorado started on Saturday. The fair provides free and low-cost medical screenings at sites all over our viewing area. For Sunday, April 18 the location will be: COLORADO SPRINGS : Colorado Springs Health...

4 years 4 months ago

LAX flights delayed by security breach

A security breach has delayed at least 14 flights at Los Angeles International Airport while authorities look for a man who didn't undergo proper security screening. Airport spokeswoman Nancy Castles says the man was picked out for secondary screening but instead grabbed his carry-on bag and went on through...

4 years 9 months ago

Clearing up cancer screening confusion

Several doctors groups and advocacy groups set guidelines for cancer screening, and they update that advice periodically as new information emerges. Sometimes they agree, sometimes they don't. Last year, a number of groups got together and issued consensus guidelines for colon cancer. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a...

4 years 9 months ago

Clearing up cancer screening confusion

Several doctors groups and advocacy groups set guidelines for cancer screening, and they update that advice periodically as new information emerges. Sometimes they agree, sometimes they don't. Last year, a number of groups got together and issued consensus guidelines for colon cancer. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a...

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