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An Eye Opener If You Wear Contacts

A warning for contact lens wearers. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports on a news study that says the number of serious eye infections from contacts are on the rise — he has tips that may preserve your vision.

11/16/2014

Andrew Romanoff, left, and Mike Coffman (Photos by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images and AFP)

CD6 To Remain Battleground Until Coffman Pulls A Perlmutter

A little over a week after he defeated Andrew Romanoff, Mike Coffman is already being targeted for the 2016 CD6 race. He’ll need to borrow a page from Ed Perlmutter’s book to finally chase off the competition.

11/13/2014

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Are You At Risk For ‘The Frozen Five’?

As temperatures plummet, your risk of health problems skyrocket, including some issues you might not ordinarily associate with a plunging thermometer. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida takes a look at the “Frozen Five” — five health problems that go hand-in-hand with a visit from this unusual early blast of winter.

11/12/2014

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They May Look Like Candy To Your Child, But …

The price of convenience may make “laundry detergent pods” seem like a good deal, but these products may carry a high cost to your child’s health. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports on a new study which shows a high number of poisonings from these pods since their introduction just a few years ago.

11/10/2014

The Colorado Legislature during the governor's State of the State address (credit: CBS)

Colorado Legislative Bipartisanship: The Real Benefit Of The 2014 Election

The very slim majorities that each party now hold in the Colorado State Legislature, thanks to the 2014 election, should bring a season of bipartisanship to Colorado, which is exactly what the doctor ordered.

11/09/2014

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Don’t Let This At-Home Machine Lead You Down The Wrong Road

Let’s face it. We all like the idea of the “empowered” patient. But a new study may take some of the steam from that empowerment. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has advice on a new study that looks at the home blood pressure cuffs.

11/06/2014

U.S. Senator-elect Cory Gardner (R-CO) speaks with friends and family behind him after being declared the winner in the race at the Colorado Republican party's election night event at the Denver Tech Center Hyatt on November 4, 2014. Gardner defeated incumbent U.S. Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO). (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

GOP Wins Swing The State Purple Again

Colorado’s 2014 election returned the state to our accustomed shade of purple as Republicans are finally able to claim a major statewide race. But how will this new shade of purple affect Colorado over the next two years?

11/05/2014

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What Will Be Different On Nov. 5?

What will change in Colorado once the ballots are counted and the victors are named on Tuesday night?

11/02/2014

Cory Gardner, left, Mark Udall, right (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

What Does a $100 Million Campaign Really Buy?

Over $100 million has been spent in Colorado on the U.S. Senate race. But what affect do these record breaking campaigns have on Colorado voters?

10/30/2014

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