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Flu Mounts Most Serious Challenge In Decade, Vigilance Urged

As Colorado witness a record number of hospitalizations due to the flu, the CDC said this season’s vaccination is merely 23 percent effective in preventing the virus.

01/16/2015

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Patient Being Monitored For Ebola Cleared, Released From Hospital

A patient being monitored for Ebola at Denver Health Medical Center has been cleared after a second test came back negative. That person was released from the hospital late Wednesday.

01/15/2015

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Patient At Denver Health Tests Negative For Ebola

A patient who was being monitored for Ebola at Denver Health Medical Center has tested negative for the virus, according to health officials.

01/12/2015

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There’s Still More To Come During This Nasty Flu Season

The latest numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show influenza is now widespread in 43 states — up from 36 states the previous week. That includes Colorado.

01/05/2015

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More People Have The Blues Than Ever… Are You One?

A new study shows that rates of depression in America have climbed, with women aged 40 and over having the highest rates of the condition. Of biggest concern is the finding that two of three who are severely depressed do not seek treatment. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains the theory behind the climb in rates, as well as signs and symptoms

12/03/2014

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An Eye Opener If You Wear Contacts

A warning for contact lens wearers. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports on a news study that says the number of serious eye infections from contacts are on the rise — he has tips that may preserve your vision.

11/16/2014

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CBS4’s Dr. Dave Hnida Answers Second Round Of Ebola Questions

Dr. Dave Hnida devoted his day on Monday to answering CBS4 viewer’s questions about Ebola and how it is handled.

10/21/2014

Sen. Mark Udall addresses the audience at the Colorado Energy Forum presented by the Consumer Energy Alliance on Oct. 14 in Westminster. Colorado Gubernatorial candidates Gov. John Hickenlooper and Bob Beauprez along with Senate candidates Sen. Mark Udall and Rep. Cory Gardner delivered their views on the future of the Colorado energy economy, and participated in a question and answer session. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Udall Calls For Flight Ban On Ebola Patients

Sen Mark Udall on Saturday called for a flight ban on all people being monitored by exposure to the Ebola virus.

10/18/2014

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Ebola Fears Have Negative Impact On African Vacations

Health officials are advising travelers to avoid countries in western Africa because of the Ebola outbreak and the possibility, if infected, they’d bring it back to the United States.

10/17/2014

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Frontier: Going Above And Beyond CDC Recommendations To Clean Plane

The Frontier Airlines jet that the most recent Ebola patient traveled in is being cleaned inside a hangar at Denver International Airport.

10/16/2014

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