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2 years 6 months ago

Colorado teen job prospects brighter

DENVER (AP) - Colorado labor officials say job prospects for teenagers are brighter this year. The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment says the number of job postings and employers at youth hiring fairs are up this year for adults and teenagers. According to the Denver Post, the most recent...

3 years 5 months ago

Adults can join children for free meal

DENVER (AP) - The federal government pays for needy children to eat breakfast and lunch at schools over the summer. Now adults at sites across Colorado are also being invited to join their children for a free meal. An anonymous donor has given Hunger Free Colorado a grant to...

3 years 6 months ago

Pet on the set: Riley

Riley, a 7 year old dachshund, was recently surrendered to the PAWS for Life shelter when his previous owners needed to move. Riley is comfortable around adults and children. However, shelter volunteers don't know how he behaves around cats. Riley has been neutered and is current on all of...

4 years 4 months ago

Whooping Cough confirmed in Pueblo

Two Whooping Cough cases have been confirmed in Pueblo, prompting the health department to issue a warning to parents to make sure their children are vaccinated. The medical name for Whooping Cough is Pertussis. Your children should be up-to-date on their TDaP vaccine and booster shots. If you have...

4 years 8 months ago

Movies for grown-ups lurk amid summer hits

There are blowups and car chases, belly laughs and romance. Then there's the grown-up stuff that sneaks into movie theaters among all the big studio action thrillers and comedies. Hollywood calls them counterprogramming, word-of-mouth or specialty films - nice ways of saying no one wants to put up the...

4 years 10 months ago

Obesity linked to missing DNA

A new study finds some people who are severely obese are missing entire sections of their DNA. Researchers in London studied the genes of teens and adults who had learning disabilities and found they were all missing the same portion of DNA. They were also all obese. Researchers...

4 years 11 months ago

US obesity rates still high, but not growing

Obesity rates in U.S. adults and children have leveled off. That's a sliver of good news, but the problem remains a nationwide epidemic. Government data released Wednesday show more than two-thirds of adults and almost a third of kids are overweight. The 2007-08 data indicate that earlier signs of a...

5 years 3 months ago

Worried kids become fat adults

Kids with low self-esteem may struggle with their weight as adults. A British study looked at data on 6,500 people who were assessed at age 10, and then again at age 30. Children who said they felt worried or anxious more often, or had lower self-esteem were at a...

5 years 3 months ago

Worried kids become fat adults

Kids with low self-esteem may struggle with their weight as adults. A British study looked at data on 65-hundred people who were assessed at age 10, and then again at age 30. Children who said they felt worried or anxious more often, or had lower self-esteem were at a...

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