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A woman getting a mammogram (credit: CBS)

New Recommendations For Mammograms. Should You Follow Them?

How often should you get a mammogram? If you’re looking for advice, prepare for confusion. Depending on who you listen to, the recommendation will most likely be different that what you would get from someone else. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida helps you sort through the latest advice.

04/22/2015

Semion gives CBS4's Mark Taylor a trim (credit: CBS)

Barbers Get Ready As ‘No-Shave November’ Comes To An End

The last day of November means many men across the globe will be shaving as No-Shave November and Movember come to an end.

11/30/2014

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Teen Tanning Bed Ban Back In Tougher Form In Colorado

An unlikely partnership has helped block recent attempts to limit tanning bed use by Colorado teens, but supporters this year hope a new proposal can break the alliance of skin cancer survivors and the indoor tanning industry.

01/19/2014

Susan Shea talks with CBS4's Britt Moreno. (credit: CBS)

Aurora Woman Fights Cancer Again, But Gets Help From Nonprofits

Organizations like the American Cancer Society and a local nonprofit called Sense of Security are stepping in to help an Aurora woman who is involved in a tough fight against cancer.

10/09/2013

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Weld Residents Participate In Cancer Study

An initial study conducted in the ’50s by the American Cancer Society was the first to identify links between smoking and cancer.

06/01/2013

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Cancer Group Doesn’t Think Tanning Bed Bill Goes Far Enough

A leading cancer advocacy group is calling for Colorado lawmakers to defeat a bill that would regulate indoor tanning beds. The group argues the measure doesn’t do enough to protect teens.

05/01/2013

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How To Help Your Kids Choose The Best Extra-Curricular Activities

Help your kids learn and prepare for the future through after-school activities.

01/16/2013

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Cancer-Free Coloradans Could Help Pinpoint Next Cancer Link

If you have never been diagnosed with cancer you could have a chance to prevent it.

10/25/2012

Goerge Karl at the news conference on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

George Karl Urges Coloradans To Join Cancer Prevention Study

The American Cancer Society is looking for hundreds of thousands of volunteers. They’ll need to make a 20-year commitment, but the payoff will be a better understanding of what causes cancer.

11/08/2011

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La Plata County Picked For Cancer Study

The American Cancer Society is planning to study the cancer rates of La Plata County residents because of the area’s uranium mining history.

11/07/2011

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