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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.

03/23/2015

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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.

03/22/2015

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How To Keep Your Allergies In Check This Spring

Spring is here, the weather is warm and the air is freely blowing all those nasty allergens all over the place. Take a few steps to help protect yourself this allergy season.

04/27/2014

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Temporary Tattoos Called ‘SafetyTats’ A Great Idea For Child Safety

Most parents would steer their children away from tattoos, but there’s one kind that may change their mind.

03/03/2014

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Using Peanut Butter And A Ruler To Make A Diagnosis

We all like fancy and high tech when it comes to medical testing, but researchers have found a simpler way to hone in towards a diagnosis of early Alzheimer’s. As CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains, all it takes is a spoonful of peanut butter and a ruler.

10/11/2013

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Allergies Return For Late Summer Sneezing, Sniffling

If you’re sneezing and sniffling you’re not alone. Allergy season is back with a vengeance for some late-summer suffering.

08/21/2013

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Drugs That Might Make You Stupid

The FDA has a warning about a class of medication that very popular in Colorado these days—drugs to relieve allergies. The agency says you may be having side effects from these medications— and not know it.
Cbs4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has more on why the FDA is concerned.

06/02/2013

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FDA: Be Cautious When Taking Allergy Medication

Some allergy sufferers say this year’s symptoms are worse than ever and sticking around longer than in years past. But now there’s something else to consider — the side effects from allergy medication.

06/01/2013

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Seasonal Allergies Get An Early Boost

Even if you aren’t sneezing or feeling the effects of allergies, chances are you know someone who is suffering.

03/27/2013

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A Big U-Turn On Food Allergy Advice

About 5 percent of American kids have food allergies, and that number keeps rising every year. So the standard advice to avoid allergies has always been to stay miles away from certain foods until your child is older. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, the exact opposite may be true. When it comes to things like peanut butter and milk, earlier may be better.

03/06/2013

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