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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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How Will Endorsements Affect The GOP Race For Governor?

Former Congressman Bob Beauprez made headlines this week with some heavy hitter endorsements. Mitt Romney joined State Sen. Greg Brophy and Colorado Attorney General John Suthers in endorsing Beauprez for governor.

05/15/2014

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What’s In Your Medicine Cabinet?

America’s medicine cabinets are bulging with pills — more than ever before. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at what’s being prescribed and why more than half of us are taking at least one ongoing prescription from our doctors.

05/14/2014

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GOP Gubernatorial Primary Needs to Hit High Gear Soon

In about a month, Republicans throughout Colorado will begin to receive mail-in ballots for the GOP Gubernatorial Primary. The heat is on for the candidates to get the campaign rolling.

05/11/2014

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