One Trick To Avoiding Childhood Asthma May Be Spelled Bow-WowChildhood asthma can be a difficult disease to manage, But as CBS4's Dr. Dave Hnida reports, a new study suggests having a dog in the household may keep asthma out of the household.
Hickenlooper Not Sold On Proposed Ozone Rules, Says Denver At A DisadvantageThe U.S. secretary of energy made a visit to Colorado on Monday as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposes another set of rules meant to improve Colorado's air quality, but Gov. John Hickenlooper isn't sold.
A Hidden Asthma Trigger: Peanut AllergyPeanut allergies are on the rise, and a new study suggests one group of children who may be sensitive but not know it include those with asthma. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports on what you may want to do if you have a child with asthma or similar breathing problems.
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.
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.
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.
Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should KnowParents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
Life-Threatening Enterovirus Confirmed In ColoradoA respiratory virus is getting hundreds of children sick across the Midwest and has now been confirmed in Colorado.
Local Doctor Teaches Asthmatic Children How To Treat ThemselvesIf your child has trouble catching their breath when catching a ball or doing other activities, one local doctor is working on a solution.
High-Tech Asthma Inhaler Helps Track Triggers, AttacksAsthma 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.
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.
Colorado Researchers Hope 'Biofeedback' Can Control AsthmaCan patients be trained to control their asthma? That's what researchers are studying at National Jewish Health in Denver.