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Will Ibuprofen Or Aleve Cause A Heart Attack? New FDA Warning

The FDA is adding stronger warning labels to common pain relievers such as Ibuprofen and Aleve, saying the drugs can increase your risk of heart attack or stroke.
Does this mean that simply taking an ibuprofen for a headache could lead to a heart attack? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has advice on what you should do.

07/10/2015

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Carroll vs. Coffman: An Intriguing 2016 Matchup

The sixth Congressional District match-up between Rep. Mike Coffman and Morgan Carroll will be an intriguing battle and brings up some interesting questions about the upcoming election season.

07/07/2015

A view of Denver International Airport on July 7, 2015. (credit: CBS)

A Health Alert For Your Heart And Lungs: How To Protect Yourself

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has issued an Action Day Alert for areas east of the Continental Divide because of unhealthy air quality due to wildfires in Canada. CBS4’s Dr. Dave Hnida explains what steps you should take to protect your health.

07/07/2015

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Is Your Doctor Making You Sick?

When you’re sick, we’ll usually tell you to stay home and take care of yourself. But it seems we doctors may not always follow our own advice. As CBS4’s Dr. Dave Hnida reports, a new study finds health care providers often drag themselves to work even when they become walking germ factories, harming themselves — and you.

07/06/2015

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Children Become Advisers In Gay Marriage Controversy

A first grader stood her ground against a street preacher opposing gay marriage, by waving a rainbow flag.

07/02/2015

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Make A Friend & Checkout A Band Saw At The Denver Tool Library

It holds thousands of tools and is building a community of DIY-ers.

07/01/2015

Hundreds celebrated the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage at the Colorado Capitol on June 26, 2015. (credit: CBS)

The Legacy of the Historic June of 2015

The two major progressive movements that became real change this month will have a lasting effect on our political future.

06/29/2015

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Overheating On Your Medication

Sizzling temperatures can put you at risk for heat-related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke. And as CBS4’s Dr. Dave Hnida reports, being on common, everyday medications can increase your risk.

06/24/2015

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What You Need To Know About The Plague

The “plague” conjures up images of a medieval disease which spreads with epidemic speed through a community, causing thousands of deaths. The modern facts are that while plague is a serious and often life threatening disease, only about seven cases are seen each year in the U.S. CBS4’s Dr. Dave Hnida explains what you need to know about the disease.

06/22/2015

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