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Exercising On The Surface Of The Sun

As the temps climb, so do the cases of heat illness. Sometimes it’s not bad enough to need to see a doctor, but it can make you feel plum terrible. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has a list of safety tips when you’re active in the boiling heat.

07/21/2014

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Is It Okay To Eat A Burger And Fries On Your Way To A Cholesterol Test?

Get a cholesterol test, and odds are you will be told to starve yourself for 12 hours before having your blood taken. But is that really the most accurate way to check blood fats? As CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, researchers say fasting is like cramming for a exam — and may not be the best way to take a blood test.

07/21/2014

A Ukrainian State Emergency Service employee searches for bodies amongst the wreckage at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the village of Grabove, in the region of Donetsk on July 20, 2014. (credit: BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)

MH-17: If Europe Won’t Respond Now, It’ll Never Happen

The attack on MH-17 must earn an unprecedented response from Europe if they ever hope to keep Russia at bay in the future.

07/20/2014

Protesters calling for immigration reform and a mariachi band crowded Rep. Cory Gardner's office on Thursday (credit: CBS)

Immigration Crisis: Advantage Democrats

The current immigration crisis involving minors from Central America may provide a major advantage for Democrats this fall.

07/15/2014

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Why You Should Kiss The Spoon Goodbye

If you’re like most parents, you grab the most handy spoon around when it comes to giving your child medicine. That spoon is typically a common kitchen teaspoon. And as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, that quick dose usually adds up to the wrong dose.

07/14/2014

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Same Sex Marriage Deserves a Better Coming Out Day

An issue as important as Same Sex Marriage deserves clarity in Colorado, not the legal jumble of interpretations and decisions that it is currently mired in.

07/11/2014

President Obama at the Wazee Supper Club on Tuesday (credit: Mark Knoller/Twitter)

Obama’s Visit: President Non-Grata

Will Governor Hickenlooper, Senator Udall and Andrew Romanoff come to regret not doing what it took to appear publicly with President Obama during his Denver visit?

07/08/2014

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Would You Really Want To Know?

Exciting news about Alzheimer’s — but it is news that also carries a burden. A new test that is almost perfect — almost. And as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida asks, would you really want to know if youre going to develop a disease that has no cure?

07/08/2014

Enjoy the Sounds of Silence, for They Will be Fleeting

The short span between the primary and general election seasons should be savored this year because that span will be far shorter than any of us would prefer.

06/29/2014

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