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Is It Safe To Delay Your Child’s Immunizations?

There’s not only the problem of skipping childhood vaccines—there’s also risk from delaying immunizations. Yet a new study shows most doctors are willing to “spread out” vaccinations in order to ease the fears of parents who worry that too many vaccines can harm a child. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, there’s no evidence to back up those fears.

03/02/2015

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Rare Wildlife Make Winter Appearances

A variety of rare wildlife encounters is making this winter’s scenery even more picturesque and quintessentially Coloradan.

02/27/2015

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Fracking Task Force Proposals Sets the Starting Bell for Ballot Issues

Now that the Oil and Gas Task Force did its job and provided proposals for regulating fracking in Colorado, the inevitable race to the ballot box begins.

02/26/2015

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Is It The Flu? Or Are You Having A Heart Attack?

Heart attacks in women can be subtle and sneaky. And a new study shows in younger women, that can be the reason why heart attacks are twice as deadly as compared to a man who is the same age. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains what women need to know, especially those between the ages of 30-55.

02/26/2015

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Why Blowing A Gasket Can Put You In A Casket

It’s never good to lose your temper, but a new study shows how bad anger can be on your heart –even after you’ve had hours to calm down. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida looks at what happens to your heart when you fly off the handle.

02/24/2015

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Eat Your Way Through The Snow

Over 24 hours since it began, snow is still falling. If you’ve already gone sledding, skiing, snowshoeing, snowman-making, igloo-building, and snow angel-making (did I forget anything?), here is your next activity: snow eating.

02/22/2015

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Colorado Senate GOP’s Dangerous Budget Gambit

Colorado Senate Republicans are making a firm stand on a budget bill amendment, but they may be gambling far more than they realize.

02/19/2015

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Colorado Cities Top The Fitness Index Ranking

The town you call home can have a large impact on your lifestyle, determining whether you are more active or more sedentary. BetterDoctor.com crunched the numbers to find out which cities make it easy to live a healthy lifestyle. And Colorado came out on top.

02/18/2015

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Police Memorial Patience Begets Overreaction

The overreaction to the Denver Police non-interference protest policy ignores the value of patience and calm in the face of tense emotional moments.

02/18/2015