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Dr. Dave Hnida (credit: CBS)

A Study That May Be A Little Fishy

Millions of Americans take fish oil to prevent disease. Today comes a study that says fish oil supplements may actually cause disease. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at research, and says don’t get hooked by its conclusions.

07/11/2013

George Karl (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

George Karl Will Not Return As Nuggets Coach

Less than a month after winning the NBA’s Coach of the Year award, Karl’s tenure with the Nuggets is over after 8½ seasons. His departure comes shortly after Masai Ujiri, the league’s executive of the year, left to become GM of the Toronto Raptors.

06/06/2013

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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

Ken Buck (credit: CBS)

Weld County DA Buck: ‘I Am In Remission’

The district attorney in Weld County says he’s cancer free after going through chemotherapy to treat lymphoma.

05/21/2013

Elizabeth Bateman (credit: CBS)

Woman Accused Of Faking Cancer Turns Herself In To Police

A 34-year-old woman accused of faking cancer turned herself into authorities in Routt County on Friday.

05/11/2013

Ellie Mackintosh holds up a vial of her "Simply Mouth-Watering" (credit: CBS)

Colorado 8th-Grader’s Invention Brings Relief To Cancer Patients

A science fair project was a labor of love for a local 8th grader. She came up with a way to help cancer patients, in particular, her father.

05/01/2013

Ken Buck (credit: CBS)

Weld County DA Ken Buck Says He Has Lymphoma

The district attorney in Weld County, who unsuccessfully ran for Senate in 2010, says he’s battling lymphoma.

03/11/2013

Dr. Richard Ort using the MelaFind on Amanda Livermore (credit: CBS)

Lone Tree Doctor Has New Technology That Spots Suspicious Moles Early

Every hour one person dies of melanoma in the United States. Now a Colorado dermatologist has state-of-the-art technology to spot suspicious moles early.

02/25/2013

A woman getting a mammogram (credit: CBS)

3 Best Cancer Screenings, And 8 To Avoid

Talk to your doctor about the best cancer screens, and the answer may be everything. Or nothing. Now Consumer Reports is expanding from appliances to health care, and it offers advice on the best, and worst cancer screens. CBS4 Medical editor Dr. Hnida Hnida offers some advice … on the advice.

01/31/2013

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Do You Really Need That Pap?

A pap smear generally is not on the list of favorite health tests — and today a new study says many women are having unnecessary pap smears performed. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains what the general guidelines are for pap screenings, particularly in women who have had a hysterectomy.

01/03/2013

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