Peanut 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.
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.
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.
A new study links a pregnant woman’s exposure to some common household chemicals to their unborn child’s risk of developing asthma.
Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
A respiratory virus is getting hundreds of children sick across the Midwest and has now been confirmed in Colorado.
If your child has trouble catching their breath when catching a ball or doing other activities, one local doctor is working on a solution.
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.
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.
Can patients be trained to control their asthma? That’s what researchers are studying at National Jewish Health in Denver.