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Bike Racks On Ambulances Give Injured Cyclists Peace Of Mind

A Fort Collins hospital is making some changes to its ambulances -- Poudre Valley Hospital has installed bike racks on them.

Health Reform

Colorado & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Pot-Related Poison Control Calls Up In Colorado And Washington

Marijuana-related calls to poison control centers in Washington and Colorado have spiked since the states began allowing legal sales last year, with an especially troubling increase in calls concerning young children.

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100 Fort Carson Soldiers Return Home After Ebola Quarantine

About 100 Fort Carson soldiers deployed to West Africa in November to help build treatment facilities to house Ebola patients and caretakers are back home with their families now that their quarantine period has wrapped up.

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Longmont Woman Cured Of Hepatitis C, Credits New Drugs

A woman from Longmont has been cured of Hepatitis C during her participation in a clinical trial testing an expensive new drug.

Dr. Dave Hnida's Blog
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What Is The Best Day Of The Week to Weigh Yourself?

When fighting the battle of the bulge, it’s important to weigh yourself on a regular basis. But which is the ONE DAY of the week when your weigh-in will be the most accurate. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has the answer.

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More Time On Your Feet, Less Time In Your Seat

An new analysis of 47 studies shows that most of us need to spend more time on our feet than in our seat. The research concludes that people who spend most of their day sitting are at a higher risk of heart disease, cancer, and diabetes — and that’s even if you go to the gym regularly. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has tips on surviving a day at the desk.

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This Year’s Flu Vaccine Is An Epic Fail … And What You Can Do About It

If you think this year’s flu shot is going to guarantee good health, think again. The CDC has just announced it is only 23 percent effective — the worst in years. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains what that means to you— and the important steps you can still take to protect yourself.

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Are You Sure That Aspirin Is Right For You?

Millions of Americans take a daily aspirin to lower their risk of heart attack and stroke. Yet this little pill can carry some major side effects. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports on a new study that says many people who take aspirin should actually avoid it.

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One Resolution Is The Best Resolution

So I’m thinking you want to drop a few pounds. Eat healthier. Exercise more. Have more fun and leisure time. Start the New Year right and really make your life better.

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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