Feds target area around southern Colorado town in drug raid

UPDATE: Marijuana grown in Southern Colorado headed to Cuba

The US Department of Justice says that a federal drug raid on eight properties in Cotopaxi and Westcliffe netted more than 1,000 marijuana plants and 20 indictments.

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Stress at work is as bad as secondhand smoke

Workplace stress isn't just annoying -- it's as bad for your health as secondhand smoke, according to a new study by researchers at Harvard Business School and Stanford University.

"When you think about how much time individuals typically spend at wo...

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Double mastectomies for men on the rise

An increasing number of women in the last decade have been deciding to have both their breasts removed after being diagnosed with cancer in a single breast. It now seems that more men are also opting to have this type of double mastectomy, according ...

Egg prices high, could increase more

The nationwide increase in egg prices this year is affecting people in a variety of ways in southern Colorado.

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More ADHD cases diagnosed at younger ages

One-third of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the United States have been found to be diagnosed before 6 years old, according to a new report.

While there's concern about possible misdiagnosis at a such a young age, re...

Veterans Administration may have hid long wait times

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307,000 vets may have died awaiting VA care, report says

Hundreds of thousands of veterans listed in the Department of Veterans Affairs enrollment system died before their applications for care were processed, according to a report issued Wednesday.

The VA's inspector general found that out of about 800,000...

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Study: Gun control leads to fewer suicides

State laws that restrict access to guns could reduce the rate of firearm-related suicide, according to new research.

Researchers examined suicide rates in Connecticut and Missouri, two states that changed their permit-to-purchase handgun laws in recen...

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What your sleep says about your health

Do you sleep between seven to nine hours per night? According to the experts this is the amount needed, on average, to keep our minds alert and our bodies healthy -- but many people aren't getting enough.

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Bill would ban smoking in all New York hotel rooms

Welcome to New York, no smoking.

Hotels and motels in New York may no longer offer smoking rooms if a bill proposed by state lawmaker Ken Zebrowski passes.

The measure, which was introduced last week, was brought about by Zebrowski's personal experienc...

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Two KC Royals players have chickenpox

The Kansas City Royals will be missing All-Star reliever Kelvin Herrera and right fielder Alex Rios for the next two weeks as they fight the chickenpox.

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FDA warns distributors of powdered caffeine

Coffee, sodas and energy drinks -- many of us drink caffeine everyday.

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