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The Seven Year Burn

Doctors call it vasomotor instability. Women call it misery. Close to 80% of menopausal women suffer from hot flashes, and are often told to be patient, that the flashes will gradually ease over time. But CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports on a new study that shows the average time women have to deal with hot flashes is a little over 7 years. And for an unlucky group, as long as 14.

02/16/2015

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If Yoga Pants Become Illegal Then Men Should Keep Their Shirts On

Amid all of the women’s rights issues and persistent gaps in gender equality, yoga pants remain one of the true freedoms of femininity that can unite us all. And a Montana lawmaker wants to make them illegal.

02/13/2015

Loveland Fire & Ice Festival

Sweetheart City Hosts Valentine’s Weekend Festival

The nation’s sweetheart city is hosting a Valentine’s Day weekend celebration. Loveland will be celebrating the holiday with a Fire & Ice Festival on Friday and Saturday.

02/13/2015

Protesters rally outside the Denver Jail on Jan. 28, 2015.  (credit: CBS)

Police Seeing Public Policy Catch Up With 2014 Actions

The negative headlines made by rogue cops in 2014 are now fueling new public policy proposals in Denver and the Colorado Legislature in 2015.

02/12/2015

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Denverites Are Happiest In The Country According To Twitter Report

Based on the emotions expressed across Twitter, Brandwatch.com has come up with a list of the happiest and least happy cities and states. Surprise: Colorado and Denver top the happiness list! As if you didn’t already know…

02/12/2015

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Denverites Are Happiest In The Country According To Twitter Report

Based on the emotions expressed across Twitter, Brandwatch.com has come up with a list of the happiest and least happy cities and states.

02/12/2015

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Colorado Establishments Awarded Forbes Travel Ratings

Forbes Travel Guide released their list of worldwide 2015 Star Award-winning hospitality establishments on Wednesday. And several Colorado locations made the five-star list.

02/12/2015

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Why Eggs Are Okay Even If You Have High Cholesterol

For years we’ve been told to avoid eggs to protect our hearts. But now a federal nutrition panel is reversing 40 year old advice –saying that eggs and other foods high in cholesterol can be part of a heart healthy diet. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida explains why.

02/11/2015

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Does Your Child Attend A Measles Factory?

We’ve been talking a lot about low immunization rates nationally, but do you know what the rates are where your child goes to school? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida shows us a new tool where you can look up how your child’s school is making — or failing — the grade of immunizations, and how that answer can show your child’s risk.

02/10/2015