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Amy’s Injury

Amy Van Dyken-Rouen suffered a severed spinal cord in an ATV accident. Right now, there’s little information about how serious or permanent her injuries may be, CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida talks the typical course and treatment of this type of spinal injury.

06/10/2014

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Dodging The Bolt From The Blue

As we head into storm season, it’s not only tornados that are on the radar. Lightning is striking the area with frightening frequency — and you are a target. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains some of the myths and misconceptions about lightning that may help keep you from becoming a victim of the bolt.

06/09/2014

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GOP Gov. Primary’s Odd Twists

We’re two weeks from Primary Election Day and the GOP gubernatorial primary is starting to take some very odd twists and turns.

06/05/2014

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Avoiding The Burn

You may love the sun, but it may not like you … especially your skin. Those rays may feel nice while bathing you in its warmth, but you know as well as I, that a touch too much can lead to a burn now, and cancer later. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains some do’s and dont’s when it comes to the slather and the spray of skin protection.

06/02/2014

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A Vacation Epiphany: Colorado Highways Could Be a Campaign Issue

A recent trip across the state border showed me that 2014 candidates are missing an opportunity by not talking about the sad shape of Colorado’s roads.

06/01/2014

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Will The VA Controversy Swing Voters in Colorado?

As the controversy over the reported issues at the Department of Veterans Affairs continues, it is likely that the national story will play a big role in Colorado’s 2014 election.

05/22/2014

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The Politics Of Commencement Speeches

Can the debate over speakers at commencement ceremonies trigger a greater respect for free speech beyond the college campus?

05/20/2014

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Is Your Handshake As Dangerous As Smoking?

A new report in the JAMA says handshakes should be banned in a health care setting — that the contact between hands should be treated like smoking: Prohibited. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida takes a look at the “no-touch” proposal.

05/20/2014

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A Potentially Fatal Attraction

You can put a warning label on anything, but it just may not be enough. A new study shows the number of children injured by magnets have tripled within the last 10 years, causing injuries that can lead to hospitalizations or death. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at the new super-powerful type of magnet that’s to blame.

05/19/2014

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