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FDA will study food colorings' impact on kids

WASHINGTON — After staunchly defending the safety of artificial food colorings, the federal government is for the first time publicly reassessing whether foods such as Jell-O, Lucky Charms cereal and Minute Maid lemonade should carry warnings that the bright artificial colorings in them worsen behavior problems such as hyperactivity in some children.

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Book Signing With J.D. Kleinke, Author of "Catching Babies"

I had the opportunity to talk with medical economist, healthcare policy expert and former Denver resident J.D. Kleinke about his newly released novel Catching Babies. This book is sure to create some buzz as it confronts issues such as unnecessary c-sections, the uninsured, birth trauma, the flight to homebirth and the rampant rise in post […]

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Burt's Bees founder wants to donate national park

TOWNSHIP 3, RANGE 8, Maine—Maine sportsmen were outraged when Roxanne Quimby, the conservation-minded founder of Burt’s Bees cosmetics, bought up tens of thousands of acres of Maine’s fabled North Woods—and had the audacity to forbid hunters, loggers, snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles on the expanses.

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Literally Growing With Obermeyer's Innovative I-Grow System

What are we up to this spring break?  Skiing with Obermeyer! A leader in durable winter wear, Obermeyer brand ski gear is making an impression with ultimately functional, current, chic fashions designed for serious outdoor enthusiasts looking to play hard in style.  This company’s ‘I-Grow’ system for children is pure engineering genius, sure to be a trend-setting […]

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Toddlers Should Stay Rear-facing Longer

Children should ride in rear-facing car seats longer, until they are 2 years old instead of 1, according to updated advice from a medical group and a federal agency. The American Academy of Pediatrics and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued separate but consistent new recommendations Monday. Both organizations say older children who’ve outgrown […]

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Spring 2011 Consignment Sale Schedule!

  • 21 Feb, 2011
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Twice a year, Mile High Mamas does a round-up detailing Colorado’s popular children’s consignment sales. And for the third season in a row, Tracey Gifford saved the day. The proud mother of two elementary-age boys is the owner of the Just Between Friends sale in Denver and offered to compile this year’s schedule for me. […]

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