Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment

11:06am

Mon October 22, 2012
Health

Whooping Cough Cases Top 1,000 in Colorado

Colorado Dept of Public Health and Environment

State health officials are concerned about a growing pertussis epidemic in Colorado. To date, 1,026 cases of pertussis (commonly referred to as whooping cough) have been confirmed statewide.

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2:02pm

Wed August 15, 2012
Health

Hazy Summer Days Keep Coloradans Coughing

California, Idaho, Nevada, and Oregon are feeling the heat. On August 14, 2012, numerous fires blazed across the four western states, burning through everything from sagebrush to grass to beetle-killed lodgepole pine forests.
ODIS NASA

3:02pm

Tue August 7, 2012
Sciencey Stuff

What The Heck Is A Troxler 3430 Surface Moisture Density Gauge?

Screencap from the Troxler 3430 product brochure
Troxler

That's certainly a mouthful. I’m also insanely curious, because the Denver Post is reporting that one was stolen last week.

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4:14pm

Mon November 28, 2011
Health

AP: Growing Number of Parents Declining to Vaccinate Kids

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More parents are opting out of school immunizations for their kids, and Colorado is near the top of the list.

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6:00am

Mon September 12, 2011
Health

GAO Report Draws Attention to Pharmaceuticals in Water Supply

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According to a new Government Accountability Office report, more action is needed to limit pharmaceutical drugs from entering the drinking water supply. And one starting point are so-called “drug take back programs,” which exist in Colorado and 24 other states.

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