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Children's illness stirs Colorado debate on raw milk

At first, Mary Pierce thought her 2-year-old couldn’t stop throwing up because she had a typical stomach bug. A few days later, she watched in terror as the lethargic little girl was rushed by helicopter to The Children’s Hospital, her little kidneys shutting down. Then Nicole’s 5-year-old brother, Aaron, fell ill, following her into the […]

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The Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children Celebrates Grand Opening Week

Denver’s kids just got healthier! The Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children (RMHC), HealthONE’s “pediatric hospital within a hospital,” will mark the grand opening of a campus expansion at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center Aug. 19-22 and will begin treating patients Aug. 31. Grand Opening activities include: Kaleidoscope Ball: Through the Eyes of a Child What: The […]

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Colorado schools taste change in student meals

One day in April, Durango students sat down to a lunch that included Tuscan blend vegetables, a choice of fresh fruit and a salad bar. For parents who remember school veggies as limp green or orange wads floating in watery brine and smelling of tin cans and steam trays, Durango’s fancy local produce and grass-fed […]

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