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3 months 1 week ago

Health Department encourages flu shots

PUEBLO - Flu season is just around the corner and healthcare professional say now is the time to get a flu shot. Doctors offices and pharmacies across Southern Colorado have the vaccines in stock. Healthcare workers with the Pueblo City County Health Department say it takes two weeks for...

2 years 2 weeks ago

Free flu shot clinics in Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS - Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, Walgreens and other community partners are working together to offer five free flu shot clinics this month for people with health insurance or those who do not have vaccine coverage. Cases of the flu are already being reported in El Paso County and...

4 years 7 months ago

Colorado State University unveils new biosciences center

A new $53 million research center at Colorado State University is designed to bring together scientists and businesses for research into diseases and developing treatments. The 72,000-square-foot Research Innovation Center on the Fort Collins campus includes office space for businesses and bioscience laboratories. University officials said Tuesday the goal...

4 years 8 months ago

More immunizations available at Citadel Mall

It's official--Southern Colorado residents like the convenience of getting immunizations at the Citadel Mall in Colorado Springs. The H1N1 swine flu vaccine has been available since last year. Beginning Friday, April 16, three vaccinations will be available at The Citadel. The new immunizations are pneumococcal disease and herpes zoster...

4 years 9 months ago

1 in 4 parents think shots cause autism

One in four U.S. parents believes some vaccines cause autism in healthy children, but even many of those worried about vaccine risks think their children should be vaccinated. Most parents continue to follow the advice of their children's doctors, according to a study based on a survey of 1,552...

5 years 1 month ago

Vaccines on horizon for AIDS, Alzheimer's, herpes

Vaccines, once relegated to back burner status at pharmaceutical companies, are starting to become big business for ailing drugmakers. New vaccines could be coming online within the next five years for a whole raft of diseases like malaria, tuberculosis, Alzheimer's disease, AIDS, pandemic flu and others. Advances in technology and...

5 years 1 month ago

Preventive maintenance in Pueblo

The Center for Disease Control has released the latest numbers. 19 deaths from H1N1 were reported in children last week alone - making it the deadliest week for kids since the outbreak started. More than two-thirds of the deaths are in kids who have underlying health conditions. Experts...

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