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Trailblazer Elementary School in Highlands Ranch (credit: CBS)

Dozens Of Students Sick At Trailblazer Elementary In Highlands Ranch

More than 30 students attending Trailblazer Elementary in Highlands Ranch have become ill in the past two days. School officials...

Health Reform

Colorado & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

CBS Local Health News
A label at Alfalfa's Market (credit: CBS)

Debate Over How GMO Labeling Will Impact Shoppers

Voters in Colorado will decide in November if genetically-modified food should have special labeling.

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Local Infectious Disease Expert: Many Misconceptions About Ebola

An infectious disease specialist at the University of Colorado Hospital said those protective space suits doctors are wearing among some Ebola-infected patients won’t be seen in their hallways.

Josie Mathes suffers from seizures (credit: CBS)

Tennessee Family Headed To Colorado For Medical Marijuana

A Tennessee family is moving to Colorado so their infant daughter can have access to medical marijuana.

Dr. Dave Hnida's Blog
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Don’t Eat The Tuna ?

When it comes to eating fish during pregnancy, it’s a case of tuna ping-pong. The FDA and EPA says some tuna is good for you. Now a study by Consumer Reports says no tuna is good for you if you are pregnant, or planning to become pregnant. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains the controversy.

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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.

Dr. Dave Hnida's baby picture (credit: Dave Hnida)

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.

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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