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Colorado second in nation for vaccines

Colorado ranks second in teenage vaccinations for tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s survey. About 86 percent of teenagers in Colorado receive the vaccine, placing Colorado second behind the state of New Hampshire. The survey also found increases in Colorado for teens protected against meningococcal disease and the… Continue Reading Colorado second in nation for vaccines

Fewer children die in Colorado car crashes

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The number of children, teens and young adults killed in car crashes in Colorado dropped 44 percent during the past five years. The greatest decline was among people ages 15 to 20, with a 53 percent decrease in deaths. More children die from motor vehicle crashes than any other type of injury. In the United… Continue Reading Fewer children die in Colorado car crashes

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