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Whats’s The Best Day Of The Week For A Doctor’s Appointment?

Doctor’s office are getting more and more crowded, and appointments harder to come by. CBS4 Medical Dr. Dave Hnida shares his experiences — and frustrations — from both sides of the stethoscope, and shares a new survey that might make your next visit more convenient and productive.

03/08/2014

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Beauprez Isn’t Scaring Anyone Yet

Rep. Cory Gardner was able to clear the field with one announcement, but when Bob Beauprez made his announcement this week, he only added to an already huge pack running in the GOP Gubernatorial primary, and so far, has cleared no one from the race, CBSDenver.com Dominic Dezzutti writes.

03/04/2014

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Cobwebs From Your Doctor

Few things as frustrating as needing to see your doctor, only to be told: it’ll be awhile. A long while. And the problem seems to be getting worse. So how bad is Denver compared to the rest of the country? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks the average time to get an appointment in the Denver metro area, as well as some tips to grease the wheels to quicker medical care.

03/01/2014

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Game Changer: Gardner, Buck Upset The Apple Cart

Rep. Cory Gardner and Ken Buck stole a page from the Democrats’ handbook and found a way to completely change the scope of the 2014 election, all in one afternoon.

02/26/2014

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Arizona Refusing To Learn Lessons From Colorado‚Äôs Dance With Discrimination

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer will ultimately decide, with either her veto or signature, if Arizona becomes the hate state of the 21st Century.

02/25/2014

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Help! Find Me A Doctor!

If you need a new doctor, how do you make your choice? A new study shows a surprising trend at doctor shopping. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at the research, and has some recommendations.

02/23/2014

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Pot Revenue Estimates Should Start to Turn National Heads

When Governor John Hickenlooper announced this week that the state expects to receive more than $100 million more dollars in tax revenue from recreational pot, he turned many heads in Colorado and likely many more across the nation.

02/20/2014

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Are Jail Sentences a Real Deterrent?

Two very different legal cases give two very different ways to look at the idea if prison sentences are a detterent for future criminals.

02/18/2014

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The Higher Risk Of A Low Risk Pregnancy

Even a normal pregnancy is associated with risks to a woman’s health. Now, new research says one complication in particular may last twice as long as once thought–after delivery. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida looks at the issue of postpartum blood clots.

02/16/2014