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Drug Take Back Day: Where to drop off medications in Colorado

Where to drop off medications anonymously on Saturday

Last April, DPD collected more than 1,450 pounds of unwanted medicines. COLORADO, USA — National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day takes place Saturday, April 30. Police departments, health departments, hospitals, pharmacies and grocery stores across Colorado will participate in the disposal of unwanted and unused medications. The goal of National Prescription …

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FDA to issue plan banning menthol cigarettes

FDA to issue plan banning menthol cigarettes

The flavor ban could save lives by helping current smokers quit. African Americans buy the largest share of menthol cigarettes. WASHINGTON — The U.S. government on Thursday will lay out its long-awaited plan to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars, which have taken a disproportionate toll on Black smokers and …

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Moderna applies for COVID shots for youngest kids

Moderna applies for COVID shots for youngest kids

Moderna’s data, submitted to the FDA Thursday, is aimed at protecting the 18 million children unable to get the vaccine currently because of their age. Moderna on Thursday asked U.S. regulators to authorize low doses of its COVID-19 vaccine for children younger than 6, a long-awaited move toward potentially opening …

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Moderna applies for COVID shots for youngest kids

Moderna applies for COVID shots for youngest kids

Moderna’s data, submitted to the FDA Thursday, is aimed at protecting the 18 million children unable to get the vaccine currently because of their age. Moderna on Thursday asked U.S. regulators to authorize low doses of its COVID-19 vaccine for children younger than 6, a long-awaited move toward potentially opening …

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CDPHE: Red Rock Pharmacy doesn’t meet COVID vaccine standards

Should you get another booster of the COVID-19 vaccine?

CDPHE said people who received COVID-19 vaccinations from Red Rock Pharmacy should be revaccinated after their improper storage, handling of vaccines. DENVER — Colorado’s state health department is asking people who were vaccinated by Red Rock Pharmacy to get revaccinated for COVID-19 because the pharmacy improperly stored and handled vaccines.  …

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