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America’s medicine cabinets are bulging with pills — more than ever before. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at what’s being prescribed and why more than half of us are taking at least one ongoing prescription from our doctors.
In about a month, Republicans throughout Colorado will begin to receive mail-in ballots for the GOP Gubernatorial Primary. The heat is on for the candidates to get the campaign rolling.
For decades, doctors have recommended that most people take a baby aspirin to lower their risk of heart attack. But now the FDA says aspirin should be a no-go for most. So what is the best thing to do? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida takes a look at the FDA recommendation — and offers some advice about popping a daily pill.
Between the legislature coming to a close without sending him any major controversies and new fundraising reports showing wide cash on hand margins over his opponents, Gov. John Hickenlooper is having a really great week.
The first case of the deadly virus MERS was isolated in the United States today. Public health experts are worried. Should you be? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at this deadly virus, and explains how worried you should be.
Most people think that genetics and family history dictate your lifespan. But a new report from the CDC says otherwise. As CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, where you spend your life may be just as important as the cards your were dealt when you began your life. You see, in some areas of the country, people take better — or worse– care of themselves than in others.
As time runs out on the 2014 legislative session, lawmakers are considering a compromise to avoid ballot issue fracking bans, but the efforts are fighting the inevitable.
Is the recurrence of major problems in society like school violence and homelessness motivation enough for us to look at mental health in an entirely new way?
A recent poll shows the Colorado Republican Party must solve a serious gender problem if it wishes to win back the governor’s seat this fall.