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Small Riders Make Big Impact At Tour De Cure

Thousands of riders are getting a well-deserved break after the Tour de Cure. The bike ride started and ended at the Boulder...

Health Reform

Colorado & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

CBS Local Health News
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Breckenridge: Town, Not Voters, Will Decide Pot Shop’s Future

The town of Breckenridge will now decide a pot shop’s fate, saying a ballot initiative put before voters was too complex.

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Type 1 Diabetes Not Just For The Young Anymore

Of the thousands of riders in the Tour de Cure, hundreds will be wearing Red Rider jerseys signifying they have diabetes, including one woman who came to the disease late in life.

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Medical Marijuana Patients Squeezed Out Of Product Safety Testing

New rules for Colorado’s recreational marijuana industry are prohibiting state-licensed labs from testing medical marijuana patients’ products, including pot, edibles and infusions.

Dr. Dave Hnida's Blog
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Will This Antibiotic Kill You?

Like any medication, antibiotics can have side effects, such as stomach upset and skin rashes. Today comes a study in the British Medical Journal that suggests one particular antibiotic might carry an unusual but potentially fatal side effect: namely a deadly irregular heart rhythm. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida explains why your worry-meter about this study should be hovering near zero.

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Kiss That Baby Picture Goodbye

One of the pleasures of going to the doctor’s office is admiring the so-called “bragging wall,” the collage of baby pictures from days to years before. But cute as they may be, baby pictures on walls are technically illegal, and as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, more and more doctors are now taking them down.

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5 Reasons Not To Panic Over Ebola

Rumors and fears over Ebola are spreading faster than the virus itself. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida answers five key questions about Ebola that should put your concern into perspective.

Majority owner, president, and CEO Pat Bowlen of the Denver Broncos watches as quarterback Peyton Manning speaks during a news conference announcing Manning's contract with the Denver Broncos in the team meeting room at the Paul D. Bowlen Memorial Broncos Centre on March 20, 2012 in Englewood.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

The Basics Of Alzheimer’s, And How It Affects Everyone

Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is stepping down from control of the team during his battle with Alzheimer’s. Dr. Dave tells us how the disease impacts everyone.

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Exercising On The Surface Of The Sun

As the temps climb, so do the cases of heat illness. Sometimes it’s not bad enough to need to see a doctor, but it can make you feel plum terrible. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has a list of safety tips when you’re active in the boiling heat.

WebMD Health News

Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?

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