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Listeria And Ice Cream: What You Need To Know About Blue Bell And Bacteria

Who would think that ice cream could make you deathly ill? It can if it is contaminated with bacteria, and that’s just the case with Blue Bell ice cream. The discovery of a bacteria called listeria in Blue Bell ice cream and other products has prompted a massive recall. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has what you need to know.

04/21/2015

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It’s Time to Break Down The Homeless Problem In Denver

There’s been a lot of news about homelessness in Denver lately, but it’s time we break down the problem by breaking down the different groups that need our help.

04/16/2015

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Here’s Looking At You, Pooch.

It is truly the look of love. A new study in the Journal Science finds that the gaze of a dog and its human is similar that between a mother and her newborn. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida looks at why you love your dog so much, and why your dog loves you.

04/16/2015

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Colorado’s New Immunization Rules: Politics Trump Health

When it comes to protecting your child’s health, politics — not science may call the shots. CBS4’s Dr. Dave Hnida takes a look at the new rules regarding immunizations in Colorado. He believes the new guidelines are weak, lack teeth, and could go a lot farther to protect public health.

04/16/2015

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Gun Showdown Creating Gut Check Moment For Colorado GOP

A proposal to double the current ammunition magazine limit in Colorado is creating a gut check moment for gun rights advocates.

04/13/2015

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Jeb Provides Denver A Preview Of 2016

Even though he’s not an official candidate, Jeb Bush’s visit to Colorado served as a poignant preview of 2016.

04/07/2015

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Why You Don’t Want Your Young Pitcher To Know Tommy John

Today is Opening Day for our Colorado Rockies. But for some kids, there is no true opening day for their season. They play year-round and seem to migrate from one league and its first game to the next. And that baseball overdose can lead to more than a sore arm. As Dr. Dave Hnida reports, it’s a big reason more and more kids are having elbow surgery and hanging up their spikes.

04/06/2015

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Buying Breast Milk Online? Not Your Best Option

Study after study shows “breast is best” when it comes to the nutritional needs of your baby. But for a variety of reasons, some moms have trouble producing enough milk or have difficulty with breast-feeding. So they turn to the Internet, where breast milk is readily available—for a price. And as Dr. Dave Hnida reports, that price may be their baby’s health.

04/06/2015

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Is Tylenol A Worthless Medication?

Acetaminophen — which is the active ingredient in Tylenol — is the most popular pain reliever in the world. Yet a new study says that the drug is not effective at relieving pain, and people who take it are wasting their time and money, CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports.

04/06/2015

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