Why We Worry About Measles, And Why You Should Too -- As In NowThere is a child case of measles in the Denver metro area, and that child may have exposed people in public places. Those people are now at risk for a very serious disease. Are you one of those people?
Go Ahead, Suck Your Thumb, Bite Your Nails, It May Be Good For Your Health If You're A KidIt may seem kind of gross, but a new study in the Journal Pediatrics says that things like thumb sucking and nail biting may actually be good for a child's health. Specifically, by lowering the risk of allergies.
4 Tips To A Happy Tummy On The 4thHoliday gatherings are a great tradition, but can also be ground zero for food poisoning. Following four simple tips when it comes to food safety today can save you a lot of distress tomorrow.
Paging Dr. Google... Paging Dr. Google.When we need some medical advice, about one in twenty Americans will the first stop a visit to the internet. Unfortunately, the web can be filled with information that can truly hurt you. So now, Google has developed a new and improved way of finding accurate and reliable health info online. It's not perfect, but will at least help point you in the right direction.
The Nose Doesn't Know -- You Now Need The ShotA nasal flu vaccine seemed easy, painless, and effective. But new research shows that yes, it's easy and painless...yet it is NOT effective. Be prepared to roll up that sleeve to prevent influenza.
High Levels Of Ozone A Concern In Denver Metro AreaIt's not just the haze that is bad for you, it's the small particulates from smoke that can harm your airways and your health. Wildfires and weather are adding up to some not-so-breathable air, Dr. Dave Hnida writes.
Is Your Child Getting Enough Sleep? Are You? Some New RecommendationsAmerica is a sleep -deprived country, and few pay a bigger price for lack of sleep than children. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine just released new guidelines on how much sleep your child should be getting.
Which Has More Salt: Bread Or French Fries? Some Sodium SurprisesSalt is everywhere, but usually in a place you least expect it. And if you don't know where salt is hiding, how can you cut back to a healthier level? Try out this quiz on "Sodium Shockers."
The Death Of Prince: What Is Fentanyl?It was reported that Prince died of an overdose of Fentanyl, an extremely potent narcotic. What is it, and why is it so dangerous?
Don't Be Snake-Bit ... And What To Do If You AreWe are heading into another of Colorado's annual seasons -- rattlesnakes. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has what to do, and what not to do, if you have an unexpected encounter with a fanged, slithering viper.

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