The Republican Debate And Vaccines: False And MisleadingDuring Wednesday's Republican presidential debate, a medical topic was thrown into a mix of foreign affairs, immigration and financial policy. That topic was autism and vaccines. It should have been an educated and well-informed discussion, but according to CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida, experts say the candidates who offered an opinion on the subject had incorrect and misleading views.
Colorado Families With Autistic Children Get Some Great NewsGov. John Hickenlooper has approved a law that could change the lives of hundreds of children in Colorado with autism. The law allocates millions of dollars to make sure those children are getting the treatment they need.
Bill To Change Lives Of Children With Autism Moves ForwardA bill that could change the lives of hundreds of children in Colorado who are struggling with autism passed a state Senate committee on Thursday afternoon.
Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not VaccinateWith the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.
iPads, Tablets Could Help Children With AutismA third of children with autism have difficulty speaking at the age of five even after years of early intervention. Researchers have discovered that iPads and tablets can help those children communicate.
Talented Musician With Autism Running Out Of Money For CollegeA talented young man battling autism is determined to become a professional musician but his college money was all used up to get him this far.
CDC Says Autism Reported In Children Continues To IncreaseThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the number of children reported with autism continues to increase.
One In 68. What's Behind The Jump In Children With Autism?The CDC now estimates that one in 68 children in America has some form of autism. That's a 30 percent jump in just a few years. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida takes a look at the new numbers, and has advice on what you need to know as a parent.
You Believe What?!?A lot of people love conspiracy theories, and it's no different when it comes to health. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, what you falsely believe may hurt you.
Autism/Asperger's Not To BlameSome people are linking the shooting in Connecticut with autism, or something called Ausperger's Disorder. But as Dr. Dave Hnida reports, those alone aren't the cause -- there something else going on to cause this type of violent behavior.
Researchers Find New Possible Clue For Cause Of AutismDoctors and researchers are still struggling to uncover what causes autism, but now there's a possible new clue.
Flu, Fever, And AutismDoes having the flu during pregnancy cause autism? A new study suggests maybe so. Dr. Dave Hnida looks at the actual risk, and what you can do to lower it.