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3 years 2 months ago

Listeria cases in Colorado, how to stay safe

Officials at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment today announced the state health department has identified a sharp increase in the number of Listeria monocytogenes infections reported to public health agencies. Nine cases were reported during August, with seven of the nine cases reported since August 29....

3 years 7 months ago

Hydrochloric acid fast facts

Hydrochloric acid is used in the production of chlorides, fertilizers, and dyes, in electroplating, and in the photographic, textile, and rubber industries. Hydrochloric acid is corrosive to the eyes, skin, and mucous membranes. Short term inhalation may cause eye, nose, and respiratory tract irritation and inflammation and pulmonary edema...

3 years 9 months ago

Worrisome flu symptoms

When it comes to the flu, the first and best line of defense for people six months and older is being vaccinated. "The most important thing you need to be thinking about is making sure you have gotten immunized," says medical director of El Paso County Public Health Dr....

4 years 1 month ago

Symptoms common in all cancer patients

New research finds most cancer patients have multiple physical symptoms throughout all stages of the disease. The study of over 400 patients identified 22 physical symptoms associated with all types of cancer including fatigue, pain, weakness, loss of appetite, constipation, insomnia and nausea. Researchers say these symptoms impact...

4 years 7 months ago

Some myths about allergies

Windy Spring weather is whipping up allergies in many of us, and it could be triggering asthma problems in some people, too. But, some things that you think you know about allergies simply aren't true, such as the one about short-haired pets. Dr. James Haden, an allergist, says...

5 years 1 month ago

Evans Army Hospital restricts visitors

Evans Army Hospital has joined other local hospitals in restricting visitors to prevent the spread of H1N1 swine flu. Visitors under 13-years-old are banned. Visitors 13 and older will have their temperatures taken before entering patient rooms; those with a temperature of 100.4 or greater will be issued a...

5 years 1 month ago

Stinky blue-green algae blamed for dog deaths

Waterways across the upper Midwest are increasingly plagued with ugly, smelly and potentially deadly blue-green algae, bloomed by drought and fertilizer runoffs from farm fields, that's killed dozens of dogs and sickened many people. Aquatic biologists say it's a problem that falls somewhere between a human health concern and...

5 years 2 months ago

Large number of students sick

A large number of students are out sick at Canon City Middle School on Thursday. The Fremont County Public Health Department is working with the state health department and Canon City Schools to gather samples to have students tested for H1N1. The superintendent of Canon City Schools, Rboin Gooldy, said...

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