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1 year 1 month ago

Heroin deaths climb in Colorado

Heroin overdoses in Colorado are at their highest point in a decade. The state health department reports 91 people died from using the drug in 2012. The overdose death Sunday of actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman has cast a national spotlight on the resurgence of heroin addiction. The Center for Disease...

3 years 6 months ago

Whats that truck checking?

You may have seen a Rapid Screen truck off of the on-ramp at I-25 and North Academy Blvd. in Colorado Springs Wednesday. Don't worry; the operating company says they aren't giving tickets -- or checking your speed. They're looking at car emissions and pollutants. They're working on a Colorado...

3 years 10 months ago

Government closes Denver area radiation office

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced on Monday that the Heart Check America office in Denver had closed following an investigation by the department for allegedly running illegal CT scans on patients without a doctors order. Department spokesman Mark Salley said in a news release that...

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