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1 year 11 months ago

Blood tests urged for young Ark. dental patients

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas health officials on Tuesday recommended blood tests for about 100 young patients of a dentist who sedated them with drugs possibly contaminated with infectious material. Screenings for dozens of patients of the now deceased Dr. William Jarrod Stewart will include tests for hepatitis B,...

3 years 6 months ago

9-11 blood drive planned at Memorial Hospital

Memorial Hospital is asking people in the community to honor those who lost their lives on 9-11 by giving blood. The blood drive will happen from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the East Branch of the Pikes Peak Library, 5550 N. Union. No appointment is necessary.

4 years 18 hours 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....

4 years 8 months ago

Tests to determine if age of blood matters

There's growing concern that blood transfusion patients who receive older blood may not do as well as patients who receive fresher blood. Hospitals throughout the country are taking part in a study in hopes of discovering whether the age of blood does make a difference. The multi-million-dollar research on...

4 years 9 months ago

Preventing cancer with vitamins

A new study suggests vitamin B6 could play a large role in preventing lung cancer. A European study of nearly 400,000 adults found having above average blood levels of vitamin B6 and an amino acid called methionine, reduced the risk for lung cancer by 50 percent -- even among...

5 years 10 hours ago

Blood drive planned

Penrose-St. Francis April Community Blood Drives The Penrose-St. Francis health system has planned numerous blood drives for the month of April. The blood bank at Penrose is open at 2222 N. Nevada in Colorado Springs Monday, 10 a.m. to 6:15 p.m.; Tuesday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.;...

5 years 3 months ago

Mistake shows DUI tests were wrong

82 DUI tests in Colorado Springs were recorded wrong. Those tests show higher blood-alcohol levels than the suspects really had. In mid November, the Metro Crime Lab in Colorado Springs discovered the mistake while going through blood tests used for DUI cases. They began retesting a thousand blood samples...

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