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Drinkable Sunscreen Draws Criticism

Posted On May 29, 2014

(Undated) -- A skin care company is under fire for marketing a product it calls drinkable sunscreen. Osmosis Skincare's UV Neutralizer Harmonized Water claims to provide the equivalent of SPF 30 protection for up to three hours. But dermatologists say it's a case of buyer beware. They say the drinkable sunscreen is actually nothing more…

VA Investigation Expands To Texas

Posted On May 29, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The Veterans Affairs Inspector General is investigating allegations of patient waiting-list fraud in Texas. Richard Griffin wrote lawmakers yesterday saying the probe into the facilities in Austin, San Antonio, and Temple came at the request of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki. An unidentified whistleblower had previously told "The Daily Beast" that top executives…

House Panels Looking Into VA Scandal

Posted On May 29, 2014

(Undated) -- Congress is digging into the Veterans Administration medical centers scandal today. Two House subcommittees are holding hearings into the widening healthcare scandal at the VA. Both panels will hear testimony involving claims of mismanagement at more than two dozen VA centers. The hearings come amid mounting calls for VA Secretary Eric Shinseki to…

Lasers Could Prevent Need For Root Canals

Posted On May 29, 2014

(Undated) -- Lasers could one day be used to prevent root canals. Harvard researchers are already getting some intriguing results by using lasers on the teeth of mice and rats. The laser beams apparently trigger stem cell development that helps form new dentin, the layer below the enamel. Experts are quick to point out that…

Doctors Fear Children Ingesting Marijuana

Posted On May 29, 2014

(Colorado Springs, CO ) -- Some Colorado doctors are concerned more children are accidentally taking marijuana since pot became legal for adults in the state. Dr. Ian Tullberg with Memorial Hospital, UCH in Colorado Springs says marijuana edibles are tempting to kids.   The labels on candy and brownies might say "marijuana" or "cannabis-infused," but…

  • Pet Patrol

    Missing chocolate Lab female, no collar

    Posted on July 25, 2014
    Location: Aurora

    Near 148 and Melody Lane. Chocolate Lab female recently rescued,…