Ten states including Colorado are asking the CDC for help investigating the high number of respiratory virus cases that is sickening kids.
Rumors and fears over Ebola are spreading faster than the virus itself. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida answers five key questions about Ebola that should put your concern into perspective.
The highest number of measles cases in 20 years has federal health officials concerned.
The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
America’s medicine cabinets are bulging with pills — more than ever before. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at what’s being prescribed and why more than half of us are taking at least one ongoing prescription from our doctors.
The first case of the deadly virus MERS was isolated in the United States today. Public health experts are worried. Should you be? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at this deadly virus, and explains how worried you should be.
Most people think that genetics and family history dictate your lifespan. But a new report from the CDC says otherwise. As CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, where you spend your life may be just as important as the cards your were dealt when you began your life. You see, in some areas of the country, people take better — or worse– care of themselves than in others.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the number of children reported with autism continues to increase.
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.
Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.