Asthma

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Are You At Risk For ‘The Frozen Five’?

As temperatures plummet, your risk of health problems skyrocket, including some issues you might not ordinarily associate with a plunging thermometer. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida takes a look at the “Frozen Five” — five health problems that go hand-in-hand with a visit from this unusual early blast of winter.

11/12/2014

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Another Case Of Polio-Type Symptoms — Enterovirus?

Enterovirus 68 continues to spread in Colorado, and doctors are investigating another case of polio-type symptoms. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains what you need to know as a parent.

09/29/2014

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Denver Pediatric Allergist: Don’t Panic To New Study Linking Childhood Asthma To Phthalates

A new study links a pregnant woman’s exposure to some common household chemicals to their unborn child’s risk of developing asthma.

09/17/2014

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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Life-Threatening Enterovirus Confirmed In Colorado

A respiratory virus is getting hundreds of children sick across the Midwest and has now been confirmed in Colorado.

09/08/2014

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Local Doctor Teaches Asthmatic Children How To Treat Themselves

If your child has trouble catching their breath when catching a ball or doing other activities, one local doctor is working on a solution.

12/12/2013

A cutting-edge asthma inhaler is helping doctors create a more accurate treatment plan for those with asthma. (credit: CBS)

High-Tech Asthma Inhaler Helps Track Triggers, Attacks

Asthma is a chronic disease that affects 25 million adults and eight million children in the U.S. A cutting-edge asthma inhaler is helping doctors create a more accurate treatment plan that pins down a patient’s location and possible triggers around them.

04/10/2013

An Asthma Drug That Permanently Stunts Growth?

All asthma medications can have side effects, but one in particular has one that is permanent: stunted growth. Dr. Dave Hnida has more on a new study.

09/03/2012

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Colorado Researchers Hope ‘Biofeedback’ Can Control Asthma

Can patients be trained to control their asthma? That’s what researchers are studying at National Jewish Health in Denver.

01/11/2012

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Parents Of CSU Student Suspect Asthma Attack Killed Her

The parents of a Colorado State University sophomore who died suddenly over the weekend believe a medical condition was to blame.

09/13/2011

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