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Marijuana Edibles Blamed For Keystone Death

The family of a Tulsa man who shot himself Saturday night in Keystone is blaming his suicide on his ingestion of edible marijuana...

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Colorado & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Give LIVE Concert Benefits Bonfils, Marrow Donation

Bonfils Blood Center is hosting the Give LIVE Concert to raise money and awareness of bone marrow donation.

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‘Healthcare In Your Future Job Fair’ To Be Held In Loveland

LOVELAND, Colo. (CBS4) – A health care job fair will be held in Loveland next Wednesday. The Healthcare In Your Future Job Fair is scheduled for noon to 3 p.m. at the Embassy Suites Conference […]

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Women With Genetic Marker For Cancer Opting For Major Surgery

Angelina Jolie’s public life as an actress and as Special Envoy of the United Nations has put her latest choices for elective surgery in the spotlight, but she’s not the only one.

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How Effective Are OTC Nasal Steroids At Easing Your Allergy Misery?

If you’re an allergy sufferer, you probably seen the ads for powerful prescription nasal sprays that are now available over the counter. But how effective are these sprays, and are they worth your money? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida takes a look.

CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida has some tips about OTC steroid nasal sprays.

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Sneeze, Wheeze & Itch. Welcome To Spring Allergies In Colorado

We just hit Spring a short time ago, but many of us have been suffering from springtime allergies for weeks. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has some homegrown tips to ease your misery.

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One In Four Breast Biopsies May Be Inaccurate

There are few things better than being told that a test result has come back normal. That’s particularly true when it comes to breast biopsies. But now comes a study that questions the accuracy of that “good news” report. As CBS Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains, but to one in four breast biopsy interpretations may be off the mark.

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Why You Still Should Have Gotten That ‘Lousy’ Flu Shot

If you think the flu season is over in Colorado, think again. A different strain is now sickening people, and is expected lurk around for another month or so. As CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida reports, it’s been an extra bad flu, and he has some facts on how flu attacked Colorado this year.

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Kicking The Habit … With a Cost: Cautions About Chantix

It’s hard to throw those smokes away. So many people turn to pills, patches, and gum to help them kick the habit. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, the FDA has some strong words of warning about the quit smoking aid Chantix.

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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?